Horse Carriage Overturns Near Central ParkWitnesses told the advocacy group NYCLASS that two carriages were vying for the front of the line in order to be the first available for business when one of the carriage’s wheels lifted and overturned.
Advocates Call On City Council To Consider Better Care For Carriage HorsesCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, who originally supported a bill to ban the carriage horses, gave NYCLASS a big ‘nay’ Thursday.
Email Release Raises Questions About De Blasio And Pay-To-PlayMayor Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Monday, amid new questions about a pay-to-play culture at city hall.
Animal Welfare Group Drops Push For NYC Carriage Horse BanAn animal welfare group that helped make carriage horses a focus of New York City's 2013 mayoral election says it has given up on efforts to get the practice banned.
Animal Rights Activists Propose New Approach To Regulating City's Horse Carriage IndustryActivists from NYCLASS are proposing a new way to regulate the city's embattled horse carriage industry.
Advocacy Group Demands Investigation After Carriage Horse FallsA carriage horse returned to work Monday after a frightening fall last week.
Animal Advocates Fuming As Hansome Cabbies Get First Rate Hike Since 2010 Horse and carriage drivers are getting a raise from a mayor who had promised to get rid of their industry before he even took office, and animal advocacy groups like NYCLASS are fuming.
Advocacy Group Renews Call To Ban Horse Carriages Amid Corruption Probe SubpoenaA group at the heart of one of the New York City corruption investigations is apparently on the offensive, trying to sell their idea of banning carriage horses.
Teamsters Pull Support For Horse Carriage Compromise, City Council Cancels VoteThe compromise plan was initially supported by the Teamsters and Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.
No Deal? Compromise On Horse-Drawn Carriages In Central Park May Not Be ImminentIt's unclear whether or not a deal has in fact been reached that would save Central Park's horse-drawn carriages from a threatened ban.
Gowanus Home Housing Dozens Of Rabbits Concerns NeighborsResidents of a Brooklyn neighborhood are concerned over dozens of out of control rabbits.
Dueling Rallies Held As City Council Considers Ban On Horse-Drawn CarriagesThe New York City Council is considering bill Monday that would ban horse-drawn carriage rides in the city. Supporters and opponents, meanwhile, were staging rallies on the steps of City Hall.