Cheap, electric bicycles have made life a lot easier for New York City’s legions of restaurant delivery workers, but the party may be over in the New Year. City officials are promising a crackdown.
The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged New Yorkers to prepare for bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills through the rest of the week. According to the National Weather Service forecast, temperatures will stay below freezing this week with an average forecast temperature of 19 degrees for the next seven days.
A suspected terrorist blew himself up inside an underground walkway between Times Square and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan during the morning rush. Four people have been injured.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for parts of the Tri-State area as snow is expected to move in early Saturday morning.
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that there has been an earthquake along the East Coast, which was felt by some people in the New York City area.
The public was to get its first detailed look at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s $1.7 billion plan to extend PATH train service to Newark Liberty International Airport, a project that has engendered debate inside the agency over whether it should be shelved in favor of other initiatives.
The FAA is investigating an incident in which a plane clipped wings with another plane while taxiing at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport last night.
New York City officials have dismissed or refunded half a million parking tickets because of an error.
Shocking and disturbing video footage shows an NYPD Traffic Agent ticketing a school bus for standing in a “no parking zone” in front of a school, all while actively loading children onto the bus.
A 55-year-old man who had been driving in Brooklyn Thursday allegedly ran over a 65-year-old Jewish man after a fender bender, authorities say, dragging the victim for roughly two blocks before leaving him to die in the road in front of his wife.
The Tri-State area is getting an early taste of winter following an unseasonably warm fall. A freeze warning is in effect from 6:00pm Friday until 8:00am Saturday for New York City, Westchester, Long Island and parts of New Jersey.
New York City has seen record low voter turnout in Tuesday’s general elections with just 24 percent of registered voters turning out to vote, giving mayoral incumbent Bill De Blasio and easy victory over republican challenger Nicole Malliotakis.
Voters in New York City are poised to decide whether to give Mayor Bill de Blasio a second term leading the nation’s largest city, among other issues and key races to be decided throughout the five boroughs.
Two of New York City’s most popular neighborhood news websites have ceased operations just one week after reporters and editors voted to join a union.
New York voters will be asked on November 7th whether they want to call a constitutional convention — as required by law every 20 years — where elected delegates would consider changes to the governmental blueprint. If a convention is approved, any recommended changes would have to be ratified by voters.
At least six people are dead and fourteen others injured after a truck drove onto a bike path in lower Manhattan in New York City. Police now believe the incident to be terror related, and the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force has joined the NYPD at the scene.
A Legoland amusement park is set to open just north of New York City in 2020, joining existing Legolands in California, Florida, the United Kingdom, Germany, Malaysia, Denmark, Dubai and Japan.
New York State has added electronic cigarettes to its indoor smoking ban, making it illegal to use the devices in workplaces, including bars and restaurants.
New York City’s transit agency, the MTA, is changing how bus and subway passengers pay their fares, phasing out its MetroCard in favor of something more modern.
Police wrangled a cow on the loose in Prospect Park today, Tuesday, after the animal became a spectacle for tourists and New Yorkers alike when it was spotted roaming the streets and enjoying the park facilities.
Anonymous hate letters bearing inflammatory rhetoric have been reported by multiple businesses in Brooklyn and Manhattan, prompting an investigation of the mail by the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force.
New York City’s mayor is doubling down on the war on rats, pledging three-quarters of a million dollars to fight the scourge.