Frustrated bus riders and advocates gathered Thursday in different locations in Manhattan to ask for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s immediate action to improve bus service, which… Read more “Bus Riders Call on Mayor to Improve “Slow” and “Unreliable” Service”
HEALING GOTHAM: Saving Lives in the Back of the Bus
Naomi Rodriguez, 38, is an emergency medical service technician for a private EMS company, caring for patients during transport to emergency rooms or between hospitals. She also… Read more “HEALING GOTHAM: Saving Lives in the Back of the Bus”
City Youth Face off in Chess Tournament
Hundreds of local youth engaged in tense, but sportsmanlike, chess battles at the New York Police Athletic League on Saturday, January 28th. The children hoped to take… Read more “City Youth Face off in Chess Tournament”
Advocates Call for Expanded Access to Hart Island
Community advocates, U.S war veterans and City Council members called on the Parks and Recreation Department Thursday to increase efforts to make Hart Island more accessible to… Read more “Advocates Call for Expanded Access to Hart Island”
A Night of Partying Ends in Tragedy
An Irish gangster once told Kristian Sorbera, “I’d rather be judged by 12 than carried out by six.” “It was something that stuck in my head,” Sorbera… Read more “A Night of Partying Ends in Tragedy”
High Schoolers Compete on Broadway
Nervously waiting his turn, high school junior Jeffery Pope repeated his lines over and over in his head before taking the stage. When the spotlight shined his… Read more “High Schoolers Compete on Broadway”
Sheldon Silver is Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison
“I’m truly truly sorry,” Silver told the judge.
Trump Buttons Sell Well In New York
Donald Trump won not only the primary in New York, but also the button sales, according to “The Button Man,” 76-year-old Mort Berkowitz, who started making and selling political buttons in 1972. This is his 11th presidential election.
He said the hottest-selling button in this election season so far is “We Shall Overcomb!” with an image Trump’s hair going in many different directions. “Everybody loves it, even people who like Trump,” Berkowitz said. “If Trump and Hillary win the party’s nominations, it will absolutely help my sales. I can retire.”
Rockefeller Center Celebrates Van Gogh
A new art installation that pays homage to the legendary artist Vincent Van Gogh made its debut at Rockefeller Center on Tuesday. “Van Gogh’s Ear,” a… Read more “Rockefeller Center Celebrates Van Gogh”
Locals React to Criminal Activity at Upper West Side Hotel
One Upper West Side hotel has been a site for criminal activity, as locals react to the latest event.