Archive for the ‘Breaking News’ Category

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.

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.

FDNY deploys drone to help fight Bronx fire

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

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.

NYC park conservancies make progress with Community Parks Initiative

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

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.