The Health Department said there have been 30 reported cases of the infection caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium marinum.
State Sen. Daniel Squadron and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver have been working for five years to make Lunar New Year a recognized school holiday.
Parish Joshi says his Jackson Heights jewelry store was hit on Halloween. Police said the masked men got away with $200,000 worth of gold jewelry.
New York City has plenty of craft beer stores, so that you can bring your draught or bottled beers right home.
The elusive British artist Banksy has been the talk of New York in recent days, since his graffiti works have begun appearing around the city in what he called an attempt to “host an entire show on the streets of New York.”
A 43-year-old man has been charged with burglary and robbery in connection with an attack last weekend on an elderly woman in Chinatown.
The victim rode the elevator with her alleged assailant and the pair got off on the same floor. The man allegedly followed her to her door and then pushed her down.
One of the worst fires ever in Chinatown ravaged three apartment buildings in April 2010 and left 200 people homeless.
Bus passengers finally arrived in Manhattan early Wednesday morning after unexpected mechanical trouble trapped them in the heat for hours.
Fire officials said Saturday that a resident of the Chinatown building that partially collapsed from an explosion this week had set off two rounds of bug bombs – and also neglected to turn off a pilot light.
Of the injuries, three were listed in critical condition, suffering from burns and smoke inhalation, EMS told WCBS 880. The firefighters’ injuries were listed as minor.
In a recent survey conducted by the Department of Transportation, 10 percent of those polled admitted to being lost in the past week and one out of three didn’t know which way was north.
Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, shot himself in Afghanistan in 2011 after being racially harassed by other soldiers.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered carrier Lucky Star to immediately cease all operations because it says it poses an imminent hazard to public safety.
Knockoff purse peddlers are a common sight on Canal Street in Lower Manhattan, but a City Councilwoman would like to see that change.