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Sandy stories: Firsthand accounts of surviving the storm

Five years after the storm wrecked the city, New Yorkers from all walks of life recalled their extraordinary experiences.

Yankees’s Judge talkin’ Homer in Simpsons Mockumentary

The mayor and Yankee all-star lend their thoughts on the memorable Simpsons episode.

Teachers from Maria affected zones allowed temp certification in NY

Instructors who were displaced by the storm are getting a second chance to help students.

Environmentalists push for storm surge barrier

Experts say the city is still vulnerable to a major natural disaster.

Brooklyn Museum to host David Bowie exhibit

The late singer’s legacy returns to his adopted city.

More than 70 percent of city streets covered in LED lights

The city is greener and safer with the LED upgrades, according to experts.

‘I Voted’ stickers to honor suffragettes

The centennial of New York’s suffragette movement will be on display when people hit the polls in November.

J.Lo, Cuomo form relief initiative to help Puerto Rico

New York has a massive state wide effort to bring much needed supplies and personnel to the hurricane ravaged island.

Electric car charging stations to be installed in each borough

The city aims to make the roadways greener with the charging hubs.

Brooklyn’s median income soared 14% since the recession: Census

New stats show economic progress for the borough, but experts say not everyone is getting their piece of the success.

NYers sound off against “Bodega” vending machine

A controversial start up stirred plenty of raw emotion among New Yorkers who are dedicated to their local stores.

Cornell Tech makes long-awaited Roosevelt Island opening

The city’s newest tech center is now online.

NYC DACA recipients, allies, protest Trump repeal

New Yorkers from all walks of life hit the streets, along with leaders, to denounce the latest decision.

Power Station recording studio saved from closure

The last major recording studio got a recharge from the city and Berklee College.

Advocates push ICE to release Guatemalan immigrant

Elected officials, union members and immigrant advocates demanded the government reverse its stance on Ever Garcia Vasquez’s detainment.

Midtown Hilton rooftop abuzz with honeybees

The stately hotel has 450,000 new guests that are all the buzz.

FDNY, NYPD send help to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

The city’s best first responders will be lending a hand for the rescue and relief efforts in Texas.

City to create nightlife committee

The steps to update the city’s cabaret laws took a step forward.

Colin Kaepernick supporters rally outside NFL HQ

The debate over the quarterback was on full display outside the league’s doors.

De Blasio gives more detail into monument review

The debate around controversial memorials is heating up in New York City.