Regular sidewalk closures make it daunting for residents in the West 50s to access the riverside waterfront park across the West Side Highway.
Starting this year, 100 schools across NYC set up an ambitious goal: To become zero waste facilities within five years.
A report by a New York-based advocacy group finds the working environment for foreign journalists in China has worsened over the past few years.
The Global Poverty Project plans to end extreme poverty by 2030 with the help of politically active citizens worldwide.
A new study showing the economic benefits of street vendors may be the extra ammunition needed to get the city to reform restrictive licensing laws.
First lady Chirlane McCray’s $30 million initiative, Connections To Care, will provide mental health services to the homeless and lower income population at 12 city-wide locations.
Gap Inc. announced it will phase out a controversial scheduling practice which critics say left workers with volatile work hours and unreliable paychecks.
California scientists have partnered with Manhattan’s largest horse-carriage stable to see if they can prove that New York’s horses are happy right where they are — working in Central Park—and not retired, as the Mayor has proposed.
New York may be enjoying record low crime rates, but barriers to crime reporting are not following the same positive trend.
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.
Seniors find it difficult to meet the income quotas required to secure an apartment in a proposed affordable housing development .
Adult video stores are moving away from an area once known for having the highest concentration of x-rated venues in New York, as the city continues putting pressure on this industry.
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