Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

Queens comic Hari Kondabolu takes on ‘The Simpsons’ Apu in new doc

The long running show’s South Asian character has been a thorn in the community’s side for years, according to the comedian.

Veterans at CUNY schools bring ‘excellence, diversity and life experience’

The city colleges say they’ve seen an increase in veteran students.

Sandy stories: Firsthand accounts of surviving the storm

Five years after the storm wrecked the city, New Yorkers from all walks of life recalled their extraordinary experiences.

Yankees’s Judge talkin’ Homer in Simpsons Mockumentary

The mayor and Yankee all-star lend their thoughts on the memorable Simpsons episode.

More than 70 percent of city streets covered in LED lights

The city is greener and safer with the LED upgrades, according to experts.

Cornell Tech makes long-awaited Roosevelt Island opening

The city’s newest tech center is now online.

Midtown Hilton rooftop abuzz with honeybees

The stately hotel has 450,000 new guests that are all the buzz.

American Museum of Natural History names its Titanosaur

The museum’s resident dino is christened.

The Bronx is the hardest hit by high heat: City

There are some places in New York that are too hot to handle for some residents.

NYC Restaurant Week founders reflect on 25th anniversary

The semi annual restaurant promotion has evolved into one of the most anticipated New York events.

Urban farming, bolstered by zoning law changes, blossoms in NYC

New York’s green acres are taking to the sky and proving to be a successful investment.

City’s LGBTQ historic sites get spotlight in tour

A historical tour of the village will examine some of the unsung locals in the LGTBQ rights movement.

‘Wonder Woman’ director Patty Jenkins talks diversity, influences and more

The woman behind the DC Comics superhero’s live action debut talks about the fun and future of making a female led movie.

New 332 area code arriving in Manhattan to little fanfare

The newest set of digits coming to the Big Apple came with a muted response from the public, who take more pride in their out of state area codes.

NYC bookstores are making a comeback

The reports of NYC bookstores’ death is far from true according to recent data.

‘President Show’ Trump impersonator dishes on new role

Comedy Central takes a new turn in late night.

NYC DOT survey of privately owned streets could end in takeover

The city is mulling a major infrastructure initiative to save the roads less traveled.

Quad Cinema reopens in glitzy new form

The famous art house theater’s reboot is the latest in the city’s growing trend.

UES biz slowly rebounding after Second Ave subway opening

Mom and pop store owners say they’re seeing the light at the end of the tunnel following years of construction disruptions.

Inside Topps and the NYC baseball card industry

Experts say the New York based card company helped to invigorate our National Pastime.