NYC Commission Reviewing Controversial Monuments Holds First Public HearingThe public will get its first chance to voice their concerns about several controversial monuments throughout the city before a special commission appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
NYC Launches Online Survey Regarding Controversial StatuesThe public is getting a chance to help decide the fate of controversial statues and plaques in New York City.
NYC Monuments Review Commission Holds First Meeting Behind Closed DoorsThe commission will work to come up with a proposal as to which controversial monuments in the city they believe should stay and which should go.
Columbus Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue Amid Debate Over Honoring ExplorerAbout 35,000 people are expected to march in Monday's parade.
Local Lawmakers Rally To Defend Columbus Circle Statue Amid Growing ControversySunday's rally started out as planned, then three protesters -- two dressed in faux chains, with the third wearing a Klan outfit -- tried to disrupt the proceedings.
Actor Chazz Palminteri Pulls Out Of De Blasio Event As Columbus Fallout ContinuesA group of Italian-American organizations has released a list of elected officials who they say “do” and “don’t” support preserving statues of Christopher Columbus.
More Fallout For De Blasio, Italian American Leaders To Boycott Gracie Mansion GatheringThere was more fallout Tuesday, from 'statue-gate' as Italian American leaders said they would boycott Mayor Bill de Blasio's Columbus Day celebration, and withhold financial support.
Organizers Say This Year's Columbus Day Parade Will Go On As PlannedWith Christopher Columbus under fire recently, Italian-Americans are responding.
Group Calls Columbus Statue Vandalism ‘An Instrument Of Hate Against Italian Americans’With a new social media campaign targeting Columbus Day, the NYPD is ramping up plans to protect statues across the city.
Long Island Italian-American Groups Offer To Take Controversial Christopher Columbus StatueThe present site in Columbus Circle, where it's stood for more than a century, has recently become a flashpoint linked to colonial abuse of indigenous Americans.
Suspect Arrested In Yonkers Columbus Statue VandalismA 27-year-old man is facing charges after police said he vandalized a Christopher Columbus statue in Yonkers.
‘Divisive’ De Blasio, Viverito ‘Encourage’ Statue Vandalism; Malliotakis Says After Latest IncidentThe statue had the message "hate will not be tolerated" and "something's coming" scrawled on it. Columbus's hands were painted red.