'They Are The Epitome Of New York': Author Explains Why Pigeons Fit In With Hustle And Bustle Of Big AppleIn an urban environment like New York City, one of the few connections with nature is the pigeon. It's a bird largely ignored, but one man is bringing the beauty of the pigeon into focus.
Snap Shot NY: 96-Year-Old Judge Has A New Hobby... Ice Dancing?If you stop by the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers, you might get a glimpse of a man whose real job deals with people skating on thin ice.
Snap Shot NY: Prosthetist Makes Customized Artificial Limbs For Children Of All Economic MeansThe average prosthesis is between $10,000 and $25,000, and most insurance companies only cover 80 percent of the cost.
Meet The Baker With A Badge: Local Police Chief Takes Stress Out Of Life By Making CupcakesThere are a lot of things we love about baking. It makes the kitchen smell great, it's creative, and, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, it's a great stress reliever.
Brooklyn Man Has American-Themed Memorabilia Collection You Have To See To BelieveWe all collect something. We collect friends and knowledge and experiences. One man in Bensonhurst has gained fame for his collection of memorabilia.
Beloved MTA Conductor Retires After Many, Many Years Of Making NYC Commuters SmileFor the past three decades one conductor has done more than punch your tickets on the train. His welcoming smile is only matched by the laughs he gets from entertaining riders.
Superheroes Make The Day Of Local Campers Battling CancerSummer camps give children of all ages a chance to become more independent and teach social skills. At one camp the experience was enriched by some visitors with some pretty special abilities.
Octogenarian Team Takes To Yankees Stadium Field For Trip Of LifetimeThe Bristal All-Stars, a group of octogenarian baseball fans, lived the dream of a lifetime by taking to the field in Yankee Stadium.
Dodgeball Brings Out The Underdog In Upstate Phys Ed TeacherAt some point in our lives we've all played dodgeball. Or at least seen the movie. But did you know there's a World Cup of Dodgeball? And the captain of Team USA is a New Yorker.
Snapshot NY: Octogenarians Recapture Youth On Field Of DreamsTwice a week, these Long Island octogenarians grab their gloves and along with it, a little bit of their youth.
Snapshot: Beekeeper Turns Rooftops Into Buzzing ApiariesWhen you think of beekeeping, a city skyscraper might not be where you would think to look.
Snapshot: Community Gardens Fund Themselves With Hot SaucePeppers have become such a cash crop that 22 new community gardens in New York City have signed on this year.