If you place a toll free call at one of 5,000 pay phones in Manhattan between now and May 26, you will get a free history lesson on what life was like in the city 20 years ago.
Tobacco products would be required to be kept in cabinets, drawers, under the counter, behind a curtain or in any other concealed location.
Music and animals paraded in Upper Manhattan Sunday to celebrate Three Kings’ Day.
Fernando Mateo of the Bodega Association of the U.S. said he is working with the city to try to provide subsidized bullet-proof vests for bodega owners.
A $1,000 reward is being offered after a pair of violent attacks on livery cab drivers last month.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a bill to strengthen penalties against cabbies who knowingly work with sex traffickers.
The video shows two passengers in the back seat — except they’re not ordinary passengers. They’re thieves. And they’re about to pull a job.
The New York State Federation Of Taxi Drivers has set up a relief effort that is aiming to raise $100,000. A separate effort is being undertaken by a Latino fraternity at Pace University, where a relative of the victims is a freshman.
Video of the April 12 incident at the Giselle Mini Market On East New York Avenue shows the minor leaving the bodega after the worker, 44-year-old Ismael Duran, refused to sell the beer to him after checking his identification.
Owners of restaurants, bodegas, clubs and lounges in northern Manhattan are accusing the NYPD of unfairly targeting them in a series of police raids aimed at cracking down on underage liquor sales.
A bill, which would legally permit livery street hails, was passed by the legislature back in June. However, it has hit a number of stumbling blocks since that time.
Dame Ndiaje, 42, was shot three times on Sunday night after responding to a radio call around 10:30 p.m.
Livery cab driver Suzzath Ali, 51, announced he was quitting his job after 12 years saying he fears for his safety.
The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers says a man who was found shot to death in a car near Rockaway Park in Queens was a livery cab driver.
Participants in the 2-hour meeting said a deal got close, but failed to produce an agreement to allow livery drivers to legally pick up street hails.