In all, organizers expect 32,000 riders to take on the course through all five boroughs. It is the biggest bike ride in the U.S.
A bike expo was held Friday and Saturday in advance of the Five Boro Bike Tour, and plenty of people were making a point of showing support for Boston.
Now that NBA player Jason Collins has come out as gay, activists say the next step is not just about which player will come out next, but also about which players stand up and support those who are gay.
A new report prompted by Superstorm Sandy says New York City should buy more
police boats and develop a system to track patients after hospital evacuations.
Over 300 people showed up Thursday night for a community board meeting in Greenwich Village and the topic was the upcoming Citi Bike program.
The wife of a retired FBI agent missing since a 2007 trip to Iran is being honored in Queens Wednesday night by the National Police Defense Foundation.
Beginning today, businesses in New Jersey that were impacted by superstorm Sandy can apply for grant money. But some businesses at the Jersey Shore have already re-opened.
The 1.3-mile boardwalk was completely destroyed in the storm. Now, the boards are down and just the finishing touches remain.
“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport,” Collins wrote in Sports Illustrated. “But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”
When the storm washed through Hoboken six months ago, the gym at the Hudson County kids center was destroyed. Money for the repairs came from the NFL and the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Committee.
Investigators on Saturday were searching the area around the World Trade Center, after a part believed to be from one of the planes in the 9-11 attacks was discovered in Lower Manhattan.
Kelly said the FBI apparently learned of the suspects’ supposed plan at least 48 hours prior to telling the NYPD.
They weren’t coming to party. The NYPD said Thursday that the Boston Marathon bombing suspects were planning to come to New York City to detonate their remaining explosives in Times Square.
The work on the three bridges, to begin this year, will create more than 5,000 jobs and more than $600 million in wages, according to Cuomo and Christie’s offices.
Most of the increase for non-police employees is blamed on continuing cleanup from Superstorm Sandy and a higher-than-usual number of snowstorms that affected area airports.