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How Trump will affect New York City

No one can predict how the president-elect will change life in the Big Apple, but experts say there are ways people can prepare for his administration.

NYC streets have over 660,000 trees, parks department census finds

The trees are alive in the Big Apple.

Astor Place cube returns after two years, several delays

The iconic steel art piece is back home.

NY Comedy Festival brings laughs throughout boros

The annual laugh fest is changing things up this year.

Statue of Liberty turns 130: A look back at Lady Liberty’s history

New York’s most iconic symbol just turned 130 and she hasn’t lost her luster.

Nintendo Switch, hybrid game console, revealed

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

NYC’s up-and-coming retail strips, from Manhattan to Queens

The retail scene is coming to neighborhoods across the city.

Bob Dylan’s NYC: Defining spots for the Nobel Prize winner

The legendary folk singer’s roots are deep in New York City.

Most New Yorkers who move stay in their boroughs: Report

Borough pride is strong among people who move.

‘Star Trek: Mission New York’ to celebrate show’s 50th anniversary

The sci-fi franchise has deep roots in the Big Apple.

Oculus mall gets ready for anticipated debut

After years of work, the biggest shopping center for downtown Manhattan is ready for business.

‘New Brooklyn’ web comic series gives borough a starring role

A new comic book series explores the borough in a new light.

Captain America statue makes Prospect Park debut

The Marvel superhero drew in huge crowds in Brooklyn.

NYC groups head to Cleveland, Philly to give voice at conventions

Some of the city’s most active non-profits will be loud at both conventions to keep the candidates in check.

Lowline, underground park in NYC, gets first OK from the city

The newest park to come to New York cleared its first hurdle.

‘Pokémon Go’ app downloaded by millions; New Yorkers join craze

The viral game is taking New York by storm.

Captain America statue coming to Prospect Park

The First Avenger will have a place to shine in his native borough.

Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo top dogs at Nathan’s

The king is back at the annual hot dog eating contest.

Coney Island amphitheater marks grand opening

Brooklyn’s newest concert spot is now open for business.

Water Street plaza changes spur concerns over POPS

A change to the open plazas in Downtown Manhattan is raising concerns over encroaching stores throughout the borough.