Sightsavers International launches A Million Miracles campaign.
Chelsea wall murals benefit the neighborhood in more ways than one.
Fitness accessibility for the blind and visually impaired is problematic around Manhattan.
As obesity affects almost one-third of the country’s children, school sports teams are passe, city needs more comprehensive physical education programs.
Community Board 4 “punished” the High Line Hotel for reneging on a deal it made to rehire workers, but now hotel management may be willing to follow through.
Skyrocketing real estate prices are pushing budding entrepreneurs to seek alternative office space that helps them participate in New York’s booming technology industry.
Over the past ten years, 25% of all off-off Broadway spaces have been forced to close their doors or relocate several times due to unaffordable rents and city gentrification.
Architects oppose potential state legislation that would abolish a faster building process in the city.
Smoke-free housing efforts by the Manhattan Smoke-Free Partnership target low-income developments like the Robert Fulton Houses, where there are higher rates of asthma, but, change in these neighborhoods may come slowly.
Reports of anti-gay attacks in New York have already surpassed 2012 figures, a trend that prompted a state senator to review the State Hate Crime Law.
Luxury condominiums and green buildings receiving tax exemptions are not making the money they otherwise would for the city budget.
The close of the New York Burlesque Festival was a revealing theatrical event and awards ceremony called The Golden Pasties.
Ruth Shapiro, 86, is circulating a petition in the latest attempt to spur the Metropolitan Transit Authority into action over slow M11 bus service.
As more students download books on e-readers, do their classwork on tablets and submit printed assignments, technology items are in great demand during this back-to-school season in Midtown West.
Excitement for a new affordable housing building turns sour as community members learn unsettling details close to city approval deadline.
Seniors find it difficult to meet the income quotas required to secure an apartment in a proposed affordable housing development .
A housing expansion on the parking lot of the Fulton projects means fewer off-street spaces and more worries for residents of West 18th and 19th Streets near 9th Avenue.
Three years after St. Vincent’s Hospital closed, seniors are at the mercy of cross-town traffic and overextended facilities. A survey shows the aging West side community has health concerns and little access to emergency health care.
Fourteen local teens participated in a fashion show on the High Line, marking the end of a two-month long apprenticeship program.
Local residents prevailed against the owner of a Cuban bar and restaurant who wanted to open a new location on the ground floor of a West 26th Street condominium, between 6th and 7th avenues.
Since 1996, Maria Montalvo has owned and managed La Taza de Oro, an old-fashion Puerto Rican restaurant in Chelsea. As the neighborhood continues to change, Montalvo remembers the restaurant’s past and looks toward the future.
Community Board 4’s new job website hopes to lower unemployment rates in the community by providing local businesses with free job listings.
With gentrification speeding up and the housing authority’s plans to build private housing on its land, community housing advocates worry about the future of the neighborhood.