Holy Cross School on 43rd Street is one of 27 Catholic schools being considered for closure by the Archdiocese of New York this year.
Some pets need help getting a home. Other pets need help being taken care of. Read two stories about how Midtown pets are getting by in the city.
Midtown is home to houses of worship ranging from the 133-year-old St. Patrick’s Cathedral to an 8-year-old Church of Scientology.
PAWS NY, a new non-profit helps elderly and disabled New Yorkers care for their pets so that they do not have to give them up.
Parents were invited to make public comments on an elementary school rezoning proposal that would mean big changes for Chelsea and West Village families looking to began school from 2014 on.
The city’s only remaining street-level stamp store, Champion Stamp, is staying in business despite an aging core group of stamp collectors.
Macy’s began inflating their Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons in the streets around the Museum of Natural History, between 79th and 81st street, at 3 p.m. the day before the parade, drawing huge crowds. Visitors were allowed to enter the enclosure at 79th Street and make their way around the museum before exiting at the same spot. […]
Said Durrah entered the a stage wearing a Keffiyeh, a scarf symbolizing Palestinian solidarity. “I come from a time-share location called Gaza strip,” said the Palestinian comedian, who was the first performer at Chelsea’s Gotham City Comedy Club for the 9th Annual New York Arab American Comedy Festival in late October. Seven Arab stand-up comedians […]
Former Mets and Yankess pitcher David Cone spent a night as a guest bartender at Foley’s NY Pub and restaurant to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims.
After Fulton House recovered from Hurricane Sandy, Miguel Acevedo, the president of its tenant association, decided that he should hand out donations to those still in need, along with several volunteers.
Justice for Palestine Student Groups, aims at raising awareness for Palestinian concerns among American students, amidst controversy about its message.
From 14th Street to Lincoln Center and Fifth Avenue to the Hudson River, from early morning voter lines to big-screen vote projections at night in Rockefeller Center and Times Square, The Midtown Gazette captured Election Day.
The SEIU Communications Center near Times Square was abuzz with phone calls all election day as groups came in to get out the vote. Volunteers from NAACP, Marriage Equality USA and 1199 SEIU, a healthcare workers union, filled cubicles and donned headsets to make sure constituents in New York and other key states were getting out to vote.
Voters were turned away at Midtown polling places that said they’d run out of affidavit ballots.
In the race for the White House, all major news channels in the U.S. broadcast extensive analytical coverage as polling stations close and votes are counted. Times Square became a center for people to meet and watch the coverage on the city’s iconic screens.
Jehovany Diaz, 50, hopes that Election Day brings New Yorkers out of their homes in large quantities. Diaz isn’t running for office today nor is he politically motivated; he’s the store manager at Ninth Avenue Wine in Hell’s Kitchen. Outside his store Diaz proudly displays a sign stating, “Come in and elect your wine on […]
At The New School, many students feel uninformed about major issues in this presidential election.
Flannery’s Bar, located on West 14 Street and Seventh Avenue, is no stranger to Chelsea night life. The Irish bar is a neighborhood favorite, and when Hurricane Sandy left the entire area in four days of darkness, patrons flocked to Flannery’s for candle light and familiar company. “They let us gather,” said Mitch Klein, a […]
A week before the 2012 Presidential elections, a multi-faith panel discussed the relationship between faith and politics and the role of religion in driving people to vote.
As Americans prepare to cast their ballots in this year’s presidential election; two staff members at Covenant House New York prepare youth to vote.
A first location based mobile phone application for Jewish singles was launched early September to help people meet their prospective dates in real time.
October 15 marked the one-year anniversary of Occupy Times Square, an Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protest that led to the arrest of 74 people. While some see the OWS movement as history, other activists said the movement has transformed and evolved in new directions. On the night of October 16, the New York City Parks […]