City Hall Park
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Public water stations will be set up in outdoor spaces throughout the city.
Thousands of people filled City Hall Park Saturday morning in a show of solidarity with union workers in Wisconsin.
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.