An aerosol-painted Addams Family stares blankly at a Long Island City parking lot. Next to it, a mural of the IT clown looms over pedestrians passing through on Vernon Boulevard. Further down that same dark green wall, a pumpkin patch sits on an illustrated graveyard where the names of graffiti artists who’d been part of […]
Around a dozen migrant families desperate to move out of a Staten Island shelter said they were scammed out of thousands of dollars by an employee of the shelter, who promised them leases and furniture in newly renovated apartments, THE CITY has learned. The employee was fired after “serious allegations and evidence of dishonest and […]
Dig if you will a new City Council bill, one that is ruffling feathers among businesses that supply doves and white pigeons for release, often during weddings or funerals. Councilmembers Carlina Rivera, Lynn Schulman and Shaun Abreu last week introduced legislation to ban the commercial release of birds. The law would make it illegal for individuals to […]
With a full casino license coming and a track in Nassau being restored, the end is approaching for New York City’s only horse track, which has held races since 1894.
A pilot program funded by the booking giant has provided a handful of community college students vouchers for six months of free housing, but the program is in limbo now.
PS 398, named after the late labor leader Hector Figueroa, is roiled by a battle between its staff and principal.
A month after Adams supporters were indicted over illegal donations, a CITY investigation has turned up other instances of questionable contributions that his campaign submitted for public matching funds.
An NYPD neighborhood coordination officer is accused of taking sides in a local conflict rather than serving as a liaison between the police and the community.
At least some Democrats are sounding a lot like their Republican opponents as they try to stay aligned with public opinion on immigrant shelters, crime and other tension points could be their ticket to City Hall.
Even licensed vendors were feeling the heat this week, while ousted ones replaced carts with clipboards as they petitioned to return.