Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

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.

Ta-Nehisi Coates leads “Black Panther” comic for new readers

The first black superhero in a major American comic book series is coming back with a story relevant for the times.

Mets, Yankees opening days will make over $17 M for NYC

Opening Day rakes in big bucks for New York City.

Yankee Stadium expands food, apparel options for 2016

The Yankees have some interesting amenities for this season.

Citi Field shows off new stadium amenities for 2016 season

Mets fans will have a lot to check out in between innings at Citi Field.

‘Batman/Superman’: NYC’s soul reflected in heroes’ mythos

The DC heroes may have their differences, but they share New York as home.

Citi Bike ridership didn’t cool down during winter months

Citi Bike rides are stronger than ever.

Oculus makes long-awaited debut at World Trade Center

The controversial transit hub is ready to add its mark to downtown Manhattan.

NYC’s gaming industry soars

The Big apple’s mark on the gaming industry is surging.

New Yorkers weigh in on city’s snow response

Residents, elected officials and others had a lot to say about the 2016 snowstorm that nearly broke city records.