Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

Mets’ fan passion reignites as postseason arrives

The Amazin’s faithful say their years of patience has paid off.

Lucky New Yorkers who won Central Park lottery talk about historic day

For the lucky New Yorkers who were able to snag a ticket for one of the pope’s New York event, the celebrations are a chance of a lifetime.

Pope Francis visit has NYC businesses excited, nervous

Mom and pops have a mixed reaction to Pope Francis’s visit to the Big Apple.

City home to more than 7,000 sidewalk sheds

The looming sidewalk sheds cover several blocks in the city, tarnishing the city’s look.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral renovated space ready for Pope

After years of planning and work, the city’s most iconic church is ready for the public.

Colbert’s Late Show will keep NYC spirit alive

Media experts say the comedian’s reboot will include the Big Apple.

Econ experts warn against fear over stock market woes

The recent stock market dips may appear scary to people, but experts say the long-term effects aren’t problematic.

Brooklyn leads city boom of new affordable housing units

The city’s new affordable housing stock is the highest in city history, and Brooklyn gets the lion share.

Louis C.K. may have called into Brian Lehrer Show to defend de Blasio

The famous comedian may have been going to bat for the mayor.

SoHo’s mom and pop design shops fight for a future

SoHo’s once bustling artisanal shops are in danger from rising rents and the big chains.

Jon Stewart leaves an enormous legacy

Jon Stewart’s sendoff caps 16 years of political and media analysis that experts say was revolutionary.

NYers anguished by surge of ‘supertall’ skyscrapers

The increase in buildings above 800 feet is annoying New Yorkers who want to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city .

Open fire hydrant complaints on the rise in NYC

The number of open fire hydrants in the Big Apple is on the rise, but the city is working hard to educate the youth about its costly dangers.

Video: Gov. Cuomo conducts same sex wedding at Stonewall Inn

The governor conducted his first same sex wedding on the anniversary of the protest outside the iconic Greenwich Village bar.

NYC Pride march celebrates S. Court marriage equality ruling

This year’s gay pride parade took on a new meaning following the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriages.

Trash Bar to close, latest Williamsburg favorite to shut its doors

The Williamsburg music scene is fighting to survive rising rents and a lack of good spaces.

High Bridge once again connects Bronx, Washington Heights

The oldest bridge in New York City is reopen for foot and bike traffic.

How NYC is helping train its youngest minds in STEM

The city’s making major efforts to ensure the next generation of New Yorkers are ready for the tech evolution.

WTC observatory gives visitors a new perspective of the Big Apple

The opening of the World Trade Center’s observatory marks a huge turning point for the revitalization of the neighborhood.

Letterman infused New York energy into his comedy

Media experts say David Letterman’s stamp will be on comedy long after he bids adieu this week.