Subway performers, local volunteers and city officials gathered Tuesday in response to performer Andrew Kalleen’s recent arrest, which took place at the Lorimer Street/ Metropolitan Avenue subway s … Full Article
As New York City shivers through record cold, New York Cares says there's an urgent need for more coats for its annual coat drive.
So far this winter, New Yorkers have donated 29,000 coats for needy New Yorkers. New York Cares says requests for coats have topped 100,000. … Full Article
Brooklyn Bridge Park is growing again. Work is starting this week on new parkland, a bouldering wall, an education center and more. The work will take about a year, according to park officials. … Full Article
A bitterly cold forecast is putting some subway repairs on ice.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Monday that planned overnight work on the G line has been suspended on Monday and Tuesday. That way, people won't have to stand outside to wait for shuttle buses. … Full Article
Mayor Bill de Blasio grabbed a shovel – both figuratively and literally -- after winter storm Hercules dumped 6 –7 inches of snow on New York City, and many of the city’s residents gave him high marks in the first ‘test’ of his administration. … Full Article
Southern Brooklyn did its best to get on with daily life during Winter Storm Hercules on Friday morning, but like their fellow citizens elsewhere in the borough, residents found that the snow, the heavy winds, and the sub-freezing temperatures disrupted their normal routines. … Full Article
A 75-year-old man was struck and killed in a freak accident Thursday morning in which a car that had slowed down to let him cross the street was rear-ended by a jeep, causing the auto to hit the elderly pedestrian, police said. … Full Article
In the wake of an accident that killed a 32-year-old woman on McGuinness Boulevard on Sunday, Assemblyman Joseph Lentol is demanding that the city immediately install safety measures on the heavily trafficked Greenpoint street. … Full Article