Katie Honan is a reporter for THE CITY. Previously, she covered City Hall for The Wall Street Journal, and neighborhoods in Queens for DNAinfo.com. She also worked as a social media editor at NBC 4 New York. A Queens native, Honan graduated from St. John’s University and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.
The Morgan brothers found purpose in caring for New York City’s dead — from Sept. 11 through COVID-19 — and in giving back to their Queens community.
Legislation introduced Wednesday by Jeff Aubry would allow building on the Citi Field parking lot, which is owned by the City of New York, but regulated by the state.
Day camps that used to offer sessions at the city’s public swimming holes have been treading water with pricier private pools since the beginning of the pandemic.
An interim IG has released just one report on the city’s police department this year, as staff shortages render a city oversight body toothless.
Mayor stands by Chief of Department Jeffrey Maddrey following THE CITY’s video investigation of the 2021 incident — while an attorney for three boys who alleged an ex-officer menaced them demands further investigation.
New York City’s municipal information hotline fields questions and reports on items from the mundane, like illegal parking, to the bizarre, including a few calls about dog dependents, aliens and ghosts.
City Council’s own elected leader, Adrienne Adams of Queens, said she wants to put ‘people over everything.’
The Department of Investigation has seen a 10% decrease in staffing that has slowed down investigations and reports, the commissioner told the City Council — and is now facing further funding reductions.
The proposals, which include figuring out where to build new pools, aim to create a stronger lifeguard pipeline in New York City.