Archive for the ‘Breaking News’ Category

Red Hook NYCHA apartments still moldy after Sandy: Report

The homes near the Brooklyn coast are still dealing with troubles four years after the super storm.

Pearl River Mart to reopen in Lower Manhattan

The beloved cultural shop is making a comeback just in time for the holidays.

NYC LGBT memorial: Gov. Cuomo announces artist competition

The state is looking for creative minds to help pay tribute to its LGBT pioneers.

NYC won’t make Build it Back deadline

Four years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed coastal neighborhoods, the city is still lagging on reconstructing.

Nintendo Switch, hybrid game console, revealed

The Japanese games giant is looking to switch things up for a new generation.

Brooklyn Alamo Drafthouse sets date for grand opening

The wait is over. The city’s first location of the famous movie chain is opening at the end of October.

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly join NY politicians to curb gun violence

Two of the biggest advocates for gun control made their case on the steps of City Hall just weeks before the election.

Food cart permit expansion considered by City Council

A city bill would even the playing field for the thousands of food truck vendors in New York.

Bartlett Dairy will get new milk facility in Queens

Queens’s milk industry has a new lease on life.

Statue of Liberty Museum to open on Liberty Island in 2019

Liberty Island is going to be more packed soon.

NYC historical treasures on display at archaeological repository

Millions of relics dating back to the city’s history are now safely secured and available for future researchers.

Off duty cop indicted in Brooklyn road rage shooting

The case marked the first time that the state attorney general prosecuted an officer for a shooting.

City combats Islamophobia with social media campaign

The city’s program will help promote equality.

New York student loan debt rising at rapid rate: Report

The student loan debt crisis is getting worse in the Big Apple.

City report shows progress among agencies

A drop in homicides, increase in graduation rates and other good news were part of the report.

Chelsea bombing injures 29

The city galvanizes following an explosion that injured 29 people.

Cops shoot cleaver wielding man near Penn Station

A tense situation in Midtown turned violent.

New York Public Library’s main reading room reopens in October

The landmark branch is ready to show off its makeover.

NYC’s Made in NY Writers Room to boost entertainment industry diversity

The city’s program aims to diversify writers’ rooms.

Brooklyn Pavilion Theater gets Hollywood makeover

The Brooklyn movie theater is getting the upgrade that people have been looking for.