The explosion happened just before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.
The executive director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center said many gay New Yorkers don’t realize that the city allows them to become foster parents.
Conditions in three buildings in Brooklyn have gotten so bad that it rains through the roof and sometimes there are no lights for days.
The Joint Terrorism Task Force expanded its search for the person responsible for sending two poison-laced letters to the mayor and a third to the president as new details emerged about the contents of the threatening notes.
A law enforcement official said there was an M-4 assault rifle in the trunk of the grey 2010 Toyota Camry and possibly a bulletproof vest, WCBS 880′s Alex Silverman reported.
When the flowers bloomed and the ground warmed up, one of Sandy’s effects, hidden for the winter, became obvious.
The president toured the shore with Gov. Chris Christie Tuesday, seven months after Superstorm Sandy caused $38 billion in damage.
A ceremony was held Thursday at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx to give the rare distinction of National Historic Landmark status to a grave site.
A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.
The lawsuit claims 24-year-old Eduardo Sandoval was branded with a hot potato masher by at least one staffer at the Leake & Watts residential facility last June.
A week from today, Citi Bike stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn will go online, and thousands of inexperienced cyclists rolling out.
Three miles of Broadway in Upper Manhattan have a new honorary name honoring a man believed to be the first immigrant in New York City history – from the present-day Dominican Republic.
Britain’s Prince Harry began a tour Tuesday of New Jersey’s storm-damaged coastline, inspecting dune construction, walking past destroyed homes and shaking hands with police and other emergency workers with Gov. Chris Christie as his guide.
The work began Tuesday afternoon after Britain’s Prince Harry finished touring the Jersey shore. The project is expected to take about 48 hours to complete, said Casino Pier spokeswoman Toby Wolf.
Newsstand operators and supporters say the City Council proposal to lift the more than decade-old limit from $5 to $10 would help the venerable businesses keep up with the times.
- One Tank Trips: Duke Farms Wax or Real? 'World War Z' Premiere Scaffold Collapse At Hearst...
- The 67th Annual Tony Awards... Stars Arrive At The 2013 Tony... Funeral For Frank Lautenberg Enterprise Pavilion Update
- Manhattanhenge 2013 Apparent Home Explosion In... President Obama Visits Jersey... Memorial Day 2013
- Shuttle Pavilion Update Tornado Devastates Moore,... Metro-North Derailment Repairs Bridgeport Metro-North Train...