Cornell Tech shows off green Roosevelt Island dorm

The world’s largest passive house is coming to Roosevelt Island.

Astor Place cube returning in August: Parks Dept.

The art project’s anticipated return has been delayed by two months.

NYC stands in solidarity with Orlando shooting victims

Gay and straight alike, the city joined together to show their support for the 49 victims of the Orlando shooting and promote peace.

Robert De Niro, Alicia Keys among NYC entertainment ambassadors

The top names in NYC’s entertainment industry will be out promoting the city’s diverse film scene.

Muhammad Ali Way becomes temporary street name near MSG

The city honored the late boxing champ in the location that was dear to his sports legacy.

New York, Paris launch summer culture partnership

The City of Light and the Big Apple are teaming up for a cultural exchange.

Bill de Blasio launches transgender rights advertising campaign

In the wake of rhetoric over transgender rights, the city is reassuring New Yorkers that they safe from any discrimination.

Coach moves into new Hudson Yards headquarters

The West Side’s new development opened its first tower.

FDNY gets new high-tech gear for paramedics, firefighters

The FDNY upgraded its arsenal to take on more calls.

Mount Sinai Beth Israel hospital to close, shift to smaller space

Beth Israel becomes the 20th NYC hospital to close in 16 years.

Popular dog names of 2015 released by NYC health department

Max and Bella are the top dog (names) in the Big Apple.

Pommes Frites rises from the ashes with new Village location

The fry joint that was destroyed in the St. Marks explosion is back on its feet 14 months later.

New Federal OT rules could help 110K in NYC: Report

New regulations would be a major boon to low paid New York employees.

F train express service likely to return to Brooklyn, MTA says

Plans to bring back express F service to Brooklyn took another step towards reality.

Brooklyn blogger highlights straphangers’ favorite books

Uli Beutter Cohen said she was fascinated by the subway, especially with its diverse group of readers.

Brooklyn Brewery expands to Navy Yard with restaurant, beer garden, more

The iconic brewery will have new, bigger headquarters.

Ivan Pereira’s appearance on MetroFocus

Ivan Pereira appeared on WNET’s MetroFocus to discuss a new report that showed spikes in home sales in Staten Island and the Bronx. http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/2016/05/borough-buy-house-know/  Tweet This Post

Williamsburg leads NYC in gentrification, report says

The cost of living is incredibly transforming once havens for working class New Yorkers.

Other Music in East Village to close in June

The popular music shop joined the long list of mom and pops that closed to rising costs.

Uber marks 5 years in NYC

The ride sharing app has its fans and critics alike, but most New Yorkers agree that it has a major presence in the city.