Public Advocate Letitia James is calling for more regulation of New York City nail salons.
Some activists and elected officials are criticizing the NYPD’s handling of protests over the death of a Baltimore man critically injured in police custody.
The mayor’s wife, Chirlane McCray, made the announcement about Dante de Blasio via Twitter on Wednesday.
The New York City Council has taken the first step to crack down on used car dealers.
A city lawmaker is introducing legislation requiring a panic button connected directly to the police be installed in passenger areas of all taxi cabs and livery vehicles.
An audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer found express buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority were not on schedule, clocking in either early or late more than 30 percent of the time.
The coyote was spotted around 5 a.m. at Riverside Park along the Hudson River, between 96th and 79th streets, police said.
A four-year, $25 million effort has cut Grand Central Terminal’s energy use by 30 percent.
Software giant Microsoft is donating a half a billion dollars’ worth of software to CUNY students.
On 29 days during the last four months of the year, the system carried more than 6 million customers on 29 weekdays over the last four months of 2014 — a level not seen since the boom years following World War II.
Under the proposals, police could no longer arrest people for urinating in public, consuming alcohol in public, bicycling on a sidewalk, being in a park after dark, littering, failing to obey a sign and making excessive noise.
New York City and Brookfield Properties have reached a living wage agreement in the Hudson Yards District.
Holocaust Remembrance Day is being commemorated around the region Thursday, including at the Yeshiva of Flatbush, where there will be a program with survivors.
City council members, members of NYPD and FDNY unions held a news conference and rally on the steps of City Hall Thursday to encourage Congress to reauthorize the Zadroga 9/11 Act.
This Tax Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio released his tax returns for last year.