More than 800,000 New Yorkers eligible for ‘Fair Fares’ half-price MetroCards

January 27, 2020
Mark Hallum

New Yorkers in need once again have the opportunity to sign up for half-priced MetroCards for the "Fair Fares" program.…

Queens lawmaker wants to limit school suspensions to help keep kids out of jail

Queens State Senator Jessica Ramos joined advocates in Albany on Monday to urge passage of a bill that would restrict…

January 27, 2020

City Hall helping Chinatown organizations displaced, damaged by blaze

Several organizations housed at the Chinatown building that went up in flames last week are being temporarily relocated with City…

January 27, 2020

Popular confectionery Angelina Bakery opens second location in Central Park South

One of Midtown's most popular bakeries just popped a second bun out of the oven — this one off Central…

January 27, 2020

MTA launches hate crime prevention campaign after spike in incidents

On the heels of a reported 42 percent spike in hate crimes on New York City Transit last year –…

January 27, 2020

‘We can’t ignore anti-Semitism’; Holocaust survivors renew call for action against hatred

As the world marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on Monday, Holocaust survivors and historians gathered at…

January 27, 2020

NYPD honors two officers slain in Manhattan nearly 50 years ago

Monday marked a gruesome anniversary in the history of the NYPD and the East Village. On Jan. 27, 1972, Police…

January 27, 2020

OkCupid launches campaign to encourage single NYC commuters to define what matters to them in a potential partner

A dating app is launching a politically-driven ad campaign to get New York City's single straphangers to define what matters…

January 27, 2020

Immigration activist Ravi Ragbir checks in with ICE as supporters rally in Lower Manhattan

BY TEQUILA MINSKY Over 150 supporters rallied with immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir at Foley Square on Jan. 23 before…

January 27, 2020

New York City sees the 15th highest rent increase over the last ten years: report

A new report sought to find out which cities throughout the country had the highest rent increases over the last…

January 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant was key mentor of Nets Kyrie Irving

It would have been an understandable decision if the NBA decided to cancel all of its eight games on Sunday…

January 27, 2020

Reliving Kobe Bryant’s Rucker Park game in 2002

Perhaps Kobe Bryant's most iconic NYC moment happened on a rainy summer day on 155th Street in Harlem back in…

January 27, 2020

Report: National League could adopt DH in 2021

We could see the designated hitter completely take over Major League Baseball shortly.  MLB insider and former general manager Jim Bowden reported…

January 27, 2020

Cops looking for subway creep who pleasured self on Queens E train

BY JACOB KAYE The NYPD is looking for a man who masturbated in front of a woman on an E…

January 27, 2020

Brooklyn jazz bar shuts down after sustaining damage from deadly fire

A popular Brooklyn jazz bar will be closed until further notice due to damage from a fire that killed two…

January 27, 2020

Madame Tussauds New York adds Jackie Chan wax figure to museum

A new addition has been unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Times Square — and the museum gave city residents a…

January 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant’s top 3 moments at Madison Square Garden

Monday morning provided the dreadful confirmation that Sunday's unthinkable events were true: Kobe Bryant is gone.  The Lakers and NBA…

January 27, 2020

Crook sought for stealing electronics from the Eldridge Street Synagogue in Manhattan: cops

Cops are looking for a crook who broke into a Manhattan synagogue and stole electronics. Police say that at 12:30…

January 27, 2020

School bus crash leaves 15 injured during rush hour in Brooklyn: FDNY

A crash involving a school bus left fifteen people injured on Monday morning. At 7:56 a.m. on Jan. 27, emergency…

January 27, 2020

Mets Jeff McNeil mourns loss of John Altobelli, Cape Cod coach lost in Kobe Bryant crash

As more information is received in the aftermath of the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of NBA superstar Kobe…

January 27, 2020

L & M Deli in Chelsea is holding on to that neighborhood feel

There seem to be fewer and fewer local neighborhood delis in Lower Manhattan these days, as small businesses often struggle…

January 27, 2020

Bronx woman arrested for stabbing 85-year-old man to death in Brooklyn

A Bronx woman was arrested for allegedly stabbing an 85-year-old man to death in his Brooklyn home. Nicole Waiters, 48,…

January 27, 2020

On anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz, speaker recounts racism and turning it into ‘tourist attraction’

On the anniversary of the Auschwitz liberation in 1945, the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in Manhattan brought in…

January 27, 2020

Brooklyn Museum hosting largest solo museum exhibition of French street artist JR

An exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum looks at the career of French photographer and street artist artist JR, and includes…

January 27, 2020

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