Samantha Levine

Pepsi fountain drinks (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Top NY Court Will Review Bloomberg’s Large Sugary Drinks Ban

The Court of Appeals granted a request by city officials to challenge a mid-level court decision that struck down the measure in July.


NYC self-esteem ad campaign (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Free Programs, Ad Campaign Focused On Boosting Girls’ Self-Esteem

The ads are aimed at girls between the ages of 7 and 12, the city said.


FILE -  A man looks through the trash in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Census Data: 21 Percent Of New Yorkers Live In Poverty

The one percent increase in the poverty rate comes even as the city has gained back all of the jobs it lost in the recession. The national average is 15.9 percent.