City Hall Park

Police say this man stole a woman's wallet at a Chambers Street subway station and fled into City Hall park. (Credit NYPD)

Cops: Man Grabbed Woman’s Wallet, Fled Into Lower Manhattan Park

The NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down a man wanted in connection with a robbery that took place at a subway station in Lower Manhattan.

01/15/2014

(Photo credit: Megan Cullen Cayes)

New York’s Best Literary Landmarks

Gotham has been home to many famous authors including Edgar Allen Poe. Follow Lynn Cullen, author of Mrs. Poe, as she explores the city as Poe might have seen it.

10/15/2013

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Canadian Man Pleads Guilty To Attacking Tourist With Hammer In City Hall Park

Douglas Epp pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in the July 2012 attack. He is expected to receive a 14-year prison sentence.

10/08/2013

City Worker Rally

City Workers Rally For A New Contract At City Hall

Thousands of city workers whose union contracts have expired rallied for new and fair agreements in Lower Manhattan Wednesday afternoon.

06/12/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg gets a pizza from the Neapolitan Express food truck in City Hall Park - Feb. 21, 2013 (credit: Edward Reed/Mayor's Office)

Mayor Bloomberg Unveils NYC’s First Green Food Truck

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and T. Boone Pickens took to City Hall Park on Thursday to unveil the Neapolitan Express, the first ever food truck completely powered by compressed natural gas.

02/21/2013

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: City Hall Hammer-Wielding Suspect Admits To Attacking Tourist

Investigators said the man accused of beating a tourist with a hammer in City Hall Park last month has admitted to the attack. In court documents released during a hearing Tuesday, the man first identified as John Yoos said he “snapped” before launching the attack. The suspect pleaded not guilty to attempted murder.

08/28/2012

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Canadian Man Claims Suspect In City Hall Park Hammer Attack Is Using His Identity

John Yoos, 43, of Crown Heights, was arrested on July 30 after repeatedly striking 31-year-old Hugo Alejandre with the claw of a hammer, police said.

08/09/2012

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Brooklyn Man Attacks Spanish Tourist With Hammer In City Hall Park

Hugo Alejandre, 31, of Barcelona, was sitting on a bench with his girlfriend at Manhattan’s City Hall Park when he was attacked around 3 p.m. Monday, police said.

07/31/2012

Mayor Bloomberg weighs in Joey “Jaws” Chestnut at the annual weigh-in ceremony for Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. July 3, 2012 (Credit: Kristen Artz/NYC Mayor's Office)

Health-Conscious Bloomberg Presides Over Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Weigh-In

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is fighting a different kind of war. Not about what he puts in his mouth, but on what comes out of it.

07/03/2012

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Yellow Cabbies Protest Against ‘Billionaire Bully’ Bloomberg’s Livery Cab Plan

About 100 cabbies gathered at City Hall Park today to let Bloomberg know of their feelings regarding legislation that passed in Albany that would allow 30,000 street pickup permits to for-hire vehicles for $1,500 each.

07/26/2011

NYC Water (credit: NYC Department of Environmental Protection)

NYC DEP Launches Water-On-The-Go

Public water stations will be set up in outdoor spaces throughout the city.

06/29/2011

Those at Saturday's rally hold up signs in solidarity with union workers in Wisconsin (Photo/Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Wisconsin Labor Union Fight Sparks New York City Hall Rally

Thousands of people filled City Hall Park Saturday morning in a show of solidarity with union workers in Wisconsin.

02/26/2011

Mayor Bloomberg hosts breakfast reception in observance of World AIDS Day. (Photo Credit: Edward Reed)

NYC Marks World AIDS Day With Vigils, Other Events

A 24-hour vigil got underway at midnight in City Hall Park. Earlier this morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg hosted the annual World AIDS Day Bagel Breakfast at the Brooklyn Public Library.

12/01/2010