In Bedford-Stuyvesant, residents are demanding organizers of weekly Sunday festivals further curb issues on the avenue.
The Ghetto Brothers’ unexpected response to his death after he tried to mediate a clash between two other gangs inspired the movie ‘The Warriors’ and paved the way to the birth of hip-hop. Can you dig it?
The DSNY is now taking on highway cleanup, adding to its new roles with street vendor enforcement and graffiti cleanup.
Tomaso Tiseo has parked broken-down cars, buses, and trucks along a few blocks surrounding St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst for years, according to neighbors and elected officials.
When the sibling owners of Dragonetti Brothers Landscaping were indicted in an insurance scam last year, tree maintenance in Brooklyn and Queens was put on hold. But the city Department of Investigation is working with Parks officials to rev up the chainsaws again.
The street-crime police units are back under Mayor Adams with a new name. Officials say they will be looking for guns in 30 precincts. Can you record them on your phone? Do they have to provide ID? We answer these questions and more.
Additional reporting by George Joseph In the earliest days of the pandemic, Angela Miskis started to notice piles of trash accumulating around her home and community in southeast Queens. She couldn’t remain idle for long. Inspired by her grandmother who picked up trash in her Ecuadorian hometown of Guayaquil, Miskis rolled up her sleeves to […]
Additional reporting by Suhail Bhat It could be doom for the vroom. That’s what officials and light sleepers are hoping for when a state law aimed at deterring noisy, souped-up vehicles goes into effect this spring, coupled with an ongoing pilot program by the city to automatically detect and ticket loud roadsters. The goal is […]
Most stretches of roadway advertised as car-free aren’t, a citywide survey from the advocacy group Transportation Alternatives finds, with sharp inequities between the boroughs. Volunteers say they still need help hauling barricades.