Katie Honan

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.

State law and a complicated bond financing deal stand in the way of bringing legal betting to Citi Field area
A recent beach closure over bacteria highlights that New Yorkers don’t always know what they’re swimming in.
The developers of the dilapidated empty building near the Cross Bay Bridge long promised a medical facility. The city’s Economic Development Corp. just gave them permission for commercial and office space instead.
The less than a decade-old public square in Queens has seen a surge in activity as the pandemic forced immigrant families out of steady jobs and into street sales.
More public school swim lessons, flexible hours, and adopting “shallow water” rules are all possible streams to more robust beach and pool seasons in the years to come.
It’s good news-bad news as sharks, dolphins, whales and turtles swarm New York City.
The per-ride cost is going up by $1.25, but new discounts will make voyages cheaper for many New Yorkers who don’t currently show up at ferry docks.
Hundreds of new vendor permits per year were supposed to be available starting July 1, but the details of the new process are still simmering with the Department of Health.
A Brooklyn gang first gained control of First Response Cleaning in 2019, and then used the company to extort competitors and muscle the industry with violence and threats, according to a federal indictment.