Police on Thursday released a sketch of a man who allegedly tried to rip off a cellphone from an 11-year-old girl as she walked to school in Astoria, Queens.
Some East Side residents have been complaining about drunken revelers stumbling through their neighborhood in broad daylight, and they blame a bar’s flat-rate, bottomless boozy brunches.
Hundreds of women and children were forced from their homes Tuesday, after a fire tore through an apartment building on East 28th Street.
The Folsom Street East Fair – a festival known for its celebration of “sexual freedom” – will return next year in a new location after a year’s absence.
Imagine the surprise and dismay of a disabled woman, confined to a wheelchair, when she was told that she would have to move to a smaller apartment to keep her housing subsidy.
Winter weather has already taken a toll on roads in the Tri-State area. The city said that it is trying to fill thousands of potholes every day.
A Chelsea facility that kept millions of dollars’ worth of wine has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of damage by Superstorm Sandy and subsequent lawsuits, according to published reports.
The NYPD has launched a search for a thief who has been snatching iPhones on the streets of Astoria, Queens, and in the busy Court Square subway station in Long Island City.
Tri-State area residents are encouraged to avoid driving in New York City on Saturday, if possible. It is widely advised to take mass transit, as numerous events will cause several street closures.