Archive for the ‘Breaking News’ Category

Report shows roughly 30% of NYC children are poor

More than 530,000 kids are living in poverty and experts say that problem could last more than one generation.

NYC’s coastal areas in serious crisis: Report

In light of the pullout from the Paris Climate Agreement, a group of environmentalists warn that the city’s coastal neighborhoods could face grave problems.

9/11 Memorial to honor rescue workers

Plans are underway to honor the women and men who spent months salvaging Ground Zero.

Broadway breaks box office records

The Great White Way saw a surge in new fans.

Poverty rampant among immigrant seniors: Report

More immigrants are choosing to stay in New York, but face tough financial struggles.

Coney Island Mermaid Parade seeks funds for this year’s fete

The annual Surf Avenue celebration seeks help from its fans.

Foster kids to shadow City Council members

The City Council invited a group of foster children to oversee the governing process and gain their input on future legislation.

NYC restaurants’ grades improve, violations down: City

The city’s eateries and foodies are coming together to make restaurants better.

New Kosciuszko Bridge span to open with light show

The first new bridge in over 50 years will be ready for drivers.

March for Science in NYC rallies against Trump on Earth Day

Tens of thousands of New Yorkers rallied in the name of science and innovation.

NYC tourism campaign aims to counter Trump’s ‘America First’ rhetoric

The city says it is preparing for a major hit to its economy due to the president’s rhetoric and policies.

Squibb Park Bridge springs back to life

The connector between Brooklyn Bridge Park and the rest of the borough is back.

Rents near popular subway stops sharply rise: Report

New Yorkers seem to value money over time when it comes to living off a subway stop. However, that convenience appears to be getting less available.

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.

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.