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Waldorf Astoria closing for condo makeover

The iconic Midtown hotel will be taking a holiday and residents are concerned about the future of the neighborhood.

Downtown NYC’s dining scene growing

What once was a foodie wasteland is now becoming the go to spot for fine dining.

NYC park conservancies make progress with Community Parks Initiative

The non-profits behind the city’s largest parks are helping out their smaller counterparts.

March for a Free Press outside NY Times building

Over 200 New Yorkers showed their solidarity to the free press at the headquarters of the Times, Fox News and NBC.

LGBTQ rally for trans rights outside Stonewall Inn

New Yorkers gathered at the Greenwich Village location after the White House reversed federal protections for transgender rights.

Tenants push Council to pass protection legislation

Tenants say the city isn’t moving quickly to pass laws that would prevent landlords from harassing them out of their homes.

Health, tech jobs in NYC saw largest private sector growth

The city has seen major gains in its employment sectors but experts say there are still some questions.

Not My Presidents Day rally in Columbus Circle draws thousands

Thousands of protesters spent their day off to send a message to the president.

Schumer pushes Trump to pay for tower costs

The city spends $100,000 a day to guard the Midtown building.

Spotify is moving to 4 World Trade Center

The steaming company is joining other tech giants in the downtown area.

Evolving Bronx real estate scene brings cheers and concerns

A surge of popularity and residents in the Bronx is met with praise and concern.

Jewish groups, New Yorkers rally for refugees

Hundreds gathered once again to stand up against President Trump’s controversial policy.

Movie, TV filming expanding to Bronx, Staten Island

The outer boroughs are getting a piece of the city’s multi billion dollar film industry.

Pro-Trump rally held outside NYC’s Trump Tower

A small but vocal group of Donald Trump supporters rallied outside his Manhattan home.

New York Cosmos moving to MCU Park this season

The soccer stars are heading to Coney Island this spring.

NYCHA to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The city’s public housing system will make upgrades to be more environmentally friendly.

Protesters at Tompkins Square Park condemn Trump policies

Village residents banded together to continue their vocal dissent against the president.

Starbucks refugee hiring plan gets support from New Yorkers

City java lovers aren’t afraid of the backlash against the coffee chain.

Battery Park protest rallies NYers against Trump’s immigration ban

New Yorkers made their voices heard following the president’s controversial move.

NYU to expand engineering school in Downtown Brooklyn

NYU is expanding its footprint in Brooklyn.