Cops: Man Grabbed Woman's Wallet, Fled Into Lower Manhattan ParkThe NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down a man wanted in connection with a robbery that took place at a subway station in Lower Manhattan.
New York's Best Literary LandmarksGotham has been home to many famous authors including Edgar Allen Poe. Follow Lynn Cullen, author of Mrs. Poe, as she explores the city as Poe might have seen it.
Canadian Man Pleads Guilty To Attacking Tourist With Hammer In City Hall ParkDouglas Epp pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in the July 2012 attack. He is expected to receive a 14-year prison sentence.
City Workers Rally For A New Contract At City HallThousands of city workers whose union contracts have expired rallied for new and fair agreements in Lower Manhattan Wednesday afternoon.
Mayor Bloomberg Unveils NYC's First Green Food TruckMayor Michael Bloomberg and T. Boone Pickens took to City Hall Park on Thursday to unveil the Neapolitan Express, the first ever food truck completely powered by compressed natural gas.
Prosecutors: City Hall Hammer-Wielding Suspect Admits To Attacking TouristInvestigators said the man accused of beating a tourist with a hammer in City Hall Park last month has admitted to the attack. In court documents released during a hearing Tuesday, the man first identified as John Yoos said he "snapped" before launching the attack. The suspect pleaded not guilty to attempted murder.
Canadian Man Claims Suspect In City Hall Park Hammer Attack Is Using His IdentityJohn Yoos, 43, of Crown Heights, was arrested on July 30 after repeatedly striking 31-year-old Hugo Alejandre with the claw of a hammer, police said.
Police: Brooklyn Man Attacks Spanish Tourist With Hammer In City Hall ParkHugo Alejandre, 31, of Barcelona, was sitting on a bench with his girlfriend at Manhattan's City Hall Park when he was attacked around 3 p.m. Monday, police said.
Health-Conscious Bloomberg Presides Over Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Weigh-InMayor Michael Bloomberg is fighting a different kind of war. Not about what he puts in his mouth, but on what comes out of it.
Yellow Cabbies Protest Against 'Billionaire Bully' Bloomberg's Livery Cab PlanAbout 100 cabbies gathered at City Hall Park today to let Bloomberg know of their feelings regarding legislation that passed in Albany that would allow 30,000 street pickup permits to for-hire vehicles for $1,500 each.
NYC DEP Launches Water-On-The-GoPublic water stations will be set up in outdoor spaces throughout the city.