Archive for the ‘Breaking News’ Category

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.

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.

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.

NYC Confederate memorials taken down amid Charlottesville

City leaders and organizations are moving quickly to remove the symbols of the racist figures off New York’s streets.

Arthur Kill gets OK for movie studio transformation

Staten Island’s growing presence in the city’s film industry has led to the new studio’s creation.

American Museum of Natural History names its Titanosaur

The museum’s resident dino is christened.

Clarke furious after Ft. Hamilton street rename snub

The federal government said it won’t change the controversial names in the Brooklyn army base.

Mayor’s office launches NYC movie night competition

Cinephiles will have the chance to choose the a city wide movie night.

MTA to continue FasTrack but won’t do full shutdown: Lhota

Joe Lhota says the overnight stoppage of stations is effective in curbing subway problems.

Brooklyn WWII Marine’s remains identified as Joseph Carbone

After nearly 74-years, the remains of a fallen soldier will come home.

Union Hall gears up for long awaited comeback

The iconic Park Slope bar and venue worked quickly to rebound from a devastating fire, much to the excitement of local fans.

Prospect Park goes car-free for the rest of summer

The Brooklyn Park is testing a car free policy this summer.