St. Patrick's Day Events Go Mostly Virtual For Second Year In A RowThe parade was canceled last year due to the pandemic, though two units managed to march up Fifth Avenue.
Ash Wednesday Traditions Altered This Year, With Renewed Focus On Helping OthersChristians are called on to fast, help the needy, practice good deeds, and give something up. But this year with so much lost, sentiments have shifted.
Experts Caution Against Harsh New Year's Resolutions: 'Less Egoic, More Enriching'Mental health experts say people should not pick any resolutions that tap into shame they feel about themselves.
Crews Get To Work Cleaning Up Confetti After New Year's Eve In Times SquareSanitation workers and officers swept up about 20 to 30 tons of confetti -- that's compared to 60 tons last year.
Photos: Ringing In New Year In Nearly Empty Times SquareA select group of frontline workers and VIP guests had Times Square to themselves to ring in 2021.
New Year's Eve Countdown: Times Square Nearly Empty, Save For Select Frontline Workers And VIP GuestsFor almost 120 years, Times Square has been the center of worldwide attention on New Year's Eve. But this year, it's closed to the public to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Countdown To 2021: Organizers Test New Year's Eve Ball Drop In Times Square; NYPD Ready Regardless Of No CrowdsTimes Square is getting ready for the big ball drop to ring in the new year. The celebration will be unlike any other, and closed to the public.
Mulchfest, Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program, Kicks Off In New York CityMulchfest will run through Jan. 9.
New Year's Eve Confetti Test Held Tuesday In Times Square; NYPD Announces Street ClosuresConfetti will rain down Tuesday in Times Square -- a small test of what's to come on New Year's Eve.
'Take What You Need, Give What You Can'; Communities Organize Sharing Tables To Donate To Neighbors In NeedIt's inspiring to see the innovative way neighbors are helping neighbors - and strangers, too - by providing the necessities during these uncertain times. Some are giving the food off their tables.
Troop 6000 Brings Girl Scout Program To Children In SheltersThis holiday season has been especially hard on families with kids. The challenges are multiplied for families living in shelters. But a century-old organization has stepped in, offering a bright spot of support and friendship.
New York City's Annual 'Mulchfest' Christmas Tree Recycling Program ReturnsThere are 67 sites spread across the five boroughs where people can drop-off their Christmas trees to be chipped and recycled into mulch.
Chinatown Businesses Have Uncertain Future As Pandemic Disrupts Christmas TraditionsEven with the frigid weather, many outdoor tables were full on Christmas. But it still may not be enough for some restaurants to survive.
Christmas Mass Brings Worshippers Hope For Brighter Days AheadEvery year, the hymns and readings at Christmas mass remind worshippers that better days are coming. There's perhaps no better year to remember that than 2020.
No Shortage Of Last-Minute Shoppers On Christmas Eve; One Million Packages May Arrive After Christmas, USPS Says'Tis the season for giving! Stores were packed with procrastinators scrambling for last minute gifts on Christmas Eve.