It gives new meaning to the four letter word “tote.” New Yorkers will have to shoulder the burden of bringing their own bags to a vast array of supermarkets and department stores — or pay a 10-cent fee for each and every bag — paper or plastic.
Since 2002, churches in New York City have been holding worship services in public school buildings. But that’s about to come to an end and religious leaders are upset.
For generations, in New York City if there’s a water leak below ground, in front of your house, it’s been your responsibility to pay for the repair, even if it’s in the street. But that policy may soon change.
Tens of thousands of stray cats in New York City could soon be under the control of a spay and neuter program. The City Council is expected to vote on legislation that would require all five boroughs to begin sterilizing cats.
Visitors to the museum at the national 9/11 memorial could be required to pay an entrance fee of about $20, though victims’ relatives will always be able to enter for free, the president and CEO of the memorial foundation said Thursday.
Controversy over a new homeless shelter has neighbors choosing sides in Chelsea. The fight isn’t about where the shelter is being built, but whether the people building it were honest about their plans.
Michael Bloomberg has apparently caved-in to threats of legal action by the City Council. On Wednesday, the mayor released the list of the 20 fire companies that could be closed.
There was a contentious hearing Tuesday on NYC’s controversial pedestrian plaza program. One city councilman demanded that the Department of Transportation get back to basics and fix roads.
There’s a new type of vehicle on New York City streets and sidewalks that slips through the cracks of city and state regulations. And it turns out both pedestrians and politicians are demanding action.
It’s a way of life in New York City that can be both time consuming and frustrating. Who hasn’t sat in their car for 90 minutes trying to hold on to the perfect spot?
There is no mercy for New York City taxpayers. Word came Thursday of yet another property tax hike.
As the bed bug problem grows, there is a new effort to exterminate the problem. It’s a battle that’s bugging New York City. However, the solutions aren’t simple.