The New York Mets hosted their annual National Anthem Search in March. Several hundred fans and aspiring artists lined up to audition for the chance to sing the National Anthem at the Mets vs. Yankees game on August 2.
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.
More than 300 hopeful singers auditioned Tuesday at Citi Field.
LGBTQ groups pressed elected officials to address discrimination and violence against the transgender community.
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Arm wrestlers groaned, shouted and strained like locomotives at an amateur competition for best in New York State.
They planned to raise their families in the neighborhood. Wait lists for pre-K and limited middle school options have them rethinking the long term.
Feelings of social isolation and cultural disharmony are common.
The first-of-its-kind business aims to provide stable work for its owners.