Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

‘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.

Cornell Tech shows off green Roosevelt Island dorm

The world’s largest passive house is coming to Roosevelt Island.

FDNY gets new high-tech gear for paramedics, firefighters

The FDNY upgraded its arsenal to take on more calls.

Popular dog names of 2015 released by NYC health department

Max and Bella are the top dog (names) in the Big Apple.

Brooklyn blogger highlights straphangers’ favorite books

Uli Beutter Cohen said she was fascinated by the subway, especially with its diverse group of readers.

Uber marks 5 years in NYC

The ride sharing app has its fans and critics alike, but most New Yorkers agree that it has a major presence in the city.

Five Boro Bike tour Blue Card team gives back to Holocaust survivors

A group of volunteers are hitting the streets on their bikes to help nearly 2,000 survivors living in New York.

Parks department shares data about trees in NYC

The city shared some interesting factoids about its five million trees.

NYC recycling: Reuse programs aim to cut down New York waste

There are plenty of ways New Yorkers can reuse their goods and cut down on waste. They just don’t know about it.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to become NYC tourism ambassadors

The radical crime fighting brothers will help draw more tourists to the city.