Rat Academy Arms New Yorkers With The Information Needed To Fight A Rodent InvasionCity officials want to educate New Yorkers about how to deal with rats. It's information that could help residents fight the city's rat invasion.
New York City's New Affordable Housing Deal To Also Generate Funds For Pier 40 ImprovementsAt 15 acres, Pier 40 is the largest of the piers in Hudson River Park.
Times Square Task Force To Release Final Report On Painted Ladies, CharactersWhile the panel will not call for banning topless ladies or characters who ask for tips, sometimes aggressively when they pose for photos, it wants to restrict the ladies and characters to certain areas.
New Law Requires Automatic Fire Sprinklers In NYC Businesses With AnimalsAll pet shops and facilities that house animals for 24 hours in New York City will now have to be equipped with automatic fire sprinklers.
Wheelchair Advocates: Taxis Of Tomorrow Are DangerousWheelchair and scooter users lined up Thursday to object to the city's "Taxi of Tomorrow." The cars offer accessible service using a rear ramp.
Advocates For The Homeless Call For Changes To Help End CrisisAdvocates and some elected officials rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, with some chanting "Housing is a right! Fight, fight, fight!"
City Lawmakers Probe Health Care Conditions At Rikers IslandNew York City lawmakers have peppered city officials and company executives with questions about the quality of health care at Rikers Island jails.
City Councilman Introduces 'Healthy Happy Meal' Bill To Ban Toys In Certain Kids’ MealsThe measure would ban fast food restaurants from offering free toys and other incentives with kids meals if the food served contains more than 500 calories and more than 600 milligrams of sodium.
UConn Fan Says He Lost Chance At $100,000 Over Bracket BlunderCorey Johnson thought he had a shot to win $100,000 in Yahoo! Sports' Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge. There was only one problem -- and it was a doozy.
Search Continues For Suspect Wanted In Subway Attack Of Gay CoupleElected officials and volunteers handed out fliers in Greenwich Village Friday showing a police sketch of a suspect wanted for the brutal attack of a gay couple at a subway stop.
City Councilman Proposes New Safety Idea In Wake Of Deadly High-Rise FireCity Councilman Corey Johnson said the measure would require buildings taller than six stories to have emergency public-address systems so first responders and building managers can communicate better with residents.
Council Member Says Proposed Fire Safety Legislation Could Save LivesThe proposal comes in the wake of a three-alarm blaze in Hell's Kitchen that took the life of Daniel McClung and critically injured his husband.