In Brooklyn, a group of strangers with beers in hand tried to find common ground on Election Night. “Our Southeast Asian policy is unnecessarily hostile towards China,”… Read more “On Election Night in Brooklyn, A Celebration of Compromise”
Two families cope after NYC park employees’ fight turns fatal.
Nathalie Rothschild and her 12-year-old son Nathan switch between French and English when they talk to each other. But they have one important rule: always… Read more “French Embassy Helps Push for Dual Language Programs”
Consumer interest in the origin of food is expanding to the wine industry. Production of natural wines is rising, but they’re still difficult to find in stores.
Mayor de Blasio announced a partnership with communication network, LinkNYC, that will replace over 7,500 phone booths with free WiFi kiosks. Along with free Internet access, the kiosks allow users to make phone calls and charge their mobile devices. The first kiosks rolled out on Third Avenue.
For the Carol Bridal Shop at 773 Grand Street in East Williamsburg, April will mark not only the 20th year at its current location, but also the end of it.
The owner, Maria Teresa Leal, said the new landlord of the building wants the store out when the lease expires at the end of April.
To stay in business, Maria and her husband decided to sell their home to raise the money they need to secure a new location for the store in Queens.
“It’s not easy,” said Leal with tears in her eyes. But she realizes it is what it takes to save her family business.
Debora Lee, a U.S. military veteran, started boxing after her anger management therapy failed to work. Lee is one of six female members taking part in “Veterans in The Ring,” a boxing program to help veterans cope with post-military life.
If the allegations are true, Bradley Doyley is the latest New York victim of hazing.
Joy and laughter were widespread as New York City students spent a day off school ice skating in Prospect Park. The event was part of a program that’s both entertaining and educational.
The house lights dimmed as the production began, and teachers hushed hundreds of children from schools across the city. They were at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln… Read more “During a Dress Rehearsal at the Met, Kids Get their First Look at Opera”