New York City Councilmember Andy King and The New York Public Library have teamed up to show Bronx kids that “Reading is Cool!” in a one-month pilot program. If it goes well, they may expand the program to the rest of the city.
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.
About a dozen supporters of Bernie Sanders worked the phones from a midtown Manhattan office for several hours Monday night. Their goal: Getting out the vote for their candidate in states with primaries on Super Tuesday.
At Little Lions, the new cat café in town, you can walk in for tea and walk out with a furry best friend.
The viral social media report of a Megabus trip gone wrong has raised questions about safety and customer protection aboard the low-cost carrier. In Manhattan, some passengers are finding fault in policies, including the company’s $250 liability limit.
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.
By Kathryn Thomson
A new study released by scientists at the University of Georgia suggests that drinking caffeinated coffee just before exercising can help boost a person’s endurance by 24 percent. Athletes can also get caffeine through gummies and supplements, but doctors warn that too much caffeine can have deadly consequences.
Mary Jo Marsh, a dog handler from Michigan, had high hopes for Rufus, her 4-year-old Sussex Spaniel, to win Best of Breed at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. As she battles uterine cancer, Marsh fought her way to the competition ring, where, instead of prestige, she found strength and companionship to take her through her illness.
Journalists expected to see both pro- and anti-Beyoncé protesters rally outside NFL offices in New York City on Tuesday. One group never showed up.
As the Zika virus spreads through Central and South America, Samara Abramson meets one New Yorker who canceled her plans to travel over a fear of catching the mosquito-borne illness. Scientists are studying a possible link between Zika and microcephaly, a rare condition that causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads.