As talks on a possible ban on nuclear weapons began Monday at the United Nations, around 25 people held a vigil across from the General Assembly building… Read more “U.N. Vigil Calls for Ban on Nuclear Weapons”
Senior citizens are being targeted in phone and mail scams, according to the Better Business Bureau and U.S. Postal Inspection Service of New York. They kicked off… Read more “Mail and Phone Scams Target Seniors”
Under Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget plan, $17 million in funding could be cut from senior centers across New York City. Sixty-five centers are at risk, and… Read more “65 Senior Centers at Risk of Closure”
President Donald Trump issued the newest iteration of his travel ban Monday, but the changes made to address criticism from the courts did little to sway New… Read more “New York Officials Respond to the New Travel Ban”
A New Orleans style mock funeral took place underneath Washington Square Arch on Feb. 18th in honor of President’s Day.
Hundreds of protestors, dressed in black and in costume, showed up to mourn what they called the “dead” American presidency. They danced to jazz music, sang dirges and held each other in mourning.
A fire on the Upper West Side destroyed homes and belongings but brought out the kindness in a surrounding business Footage of the Upper West Side… Read more “Building Fire Brings Neighbors Together”
When Mandy Velez, 25, was apartment hunting last fall, she was looking on the Upper East Side in neighborhoods far enough north that she and her roommates could… Read more “NYC Rents Have Dropped in the Last Year”
The B41 bus in Brooklyn has been ranked the slowest in New York City. Transit advocates have proposed a solution.
Around 1,000 Yemeni store owners closed shop on Feb. 9 to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Yemen, from entering the… Read more “Deli Closes to Protest Trump’s Immigration Ban”
Taoray Wang’s latest collection is all about contrasts: masculine and feminine, East and West and—unintentionally, perhaps—political and apolitical. Wang, a Chinese up-and-comer in the fashion industry, has also become known… Read more “Tiffany Trump Stops By New York Fashion Week”