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Charging Bull’ sculptor challenges city over ‘Fearless Girl’

The man behind the iconic art piece contends it has been tarnished by the new bronze addition.

Museum of the Moving Image launches Kickstarter for Jim Henson exhibit

The Queens museum seeks Muppet fans to showcase the beloved world.

UES biz slowly rebounding after Second Ave subway opening

Mom and pop store owners say they’re seeing the light at the end of the tunnel following years of construction disruptions.

NYC, Mexico City team up to boost tourism

With concerns from foreign visitors over Donald Trump’s controversial rhetoric and policies, the city’s tourism wing is taking extra steps to reassure Mexican visitors that the Big Apple welcomes them.

De Blasio on Hot 97: Cuomo and I aren’t like Drake and Meek Mill

Hip Hop fans are weighing in on the ongoing rocky relationship between de Blasio and Cuomo.

Ralph Lauren’s Fifth Avenue store to close amid slumping sales

The fashion chain is decreasing its footprint in New York to cut costs.

Inside Topps and the NYC baseball card industry

Experts say the New York based card company helped to invigorate our National Pastime.

LinkNYC continues rapid public Wi-Fi expansion in Brooklyn, Queens

As the updated pay phones continue to have a bigger presence in New York, activists want more features.

Ai Weiwei to launch ‘Good Fences’ art project in NYC

A city wide art project aims to take a look at the current immigrant debate.

New York Girl Scouts patch honors suffrage centennial

New York Girl Scouts will honor women’s history with a special badge

Garment District rezoning plan opposed by fashion workers

Fashion workers say a city proposal for Midtown would leave their industry hanging by a thread.

Shea Stadium Kickstarter campaign a success

The city’s rock community banded to save an East Williamsburg DIY venue.

Proposed midtown skyscraper features massive arch

An odd skyscraper design has New Yorkers turning their heads.

NYC seeks designs for new ‘I Voted’ election sticker

The future of the election day sticker is in the hands of New Yorkers.

NYC outlines plan to fight opioid crisis

The city wants anti OD meds in the hands of civilians as the number of opioid related deaths climb.

NYC rolls out IDNYC mobile van for application help

The city has a new option to apply for IDNYC.

Gender changes on birth certificates surge in NYC

More New Yorkers are able to change their birth certificate genders following a change to the health code.

Exhibit at the New-York Historical Society highlights early U.S. women

A show at the Upper West Side museum focuses on the women who made big impacts in the 18th and 19th Centuries.

FDNY deploys drone to help fight Bronx fire

The city’s Bravest unveiled their latest gadget while fighting a Bronx blaze.

Inside Columbia U’s Manhattanville expansion

After years of delays, the Ivy League school and the upper Manhattan community are ready for their big addition.