A few dozen of New York’s passenger elevators are still manually operated, forming a hidden museum of obsolete technology and anachronistic employment.
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The anniversary of “Saturday Night Fever,” celebrated at the original disco where the movie was filmed, underscores how much Brooklyn has changed.
With the contingency plan for the 2019 shutdown released, residents and city officials tried to figure out what their commuting future looked like.
Some transit officials are pushing an idea that long ago was ripe and ready: using a bit of the city’s tremendous real estate wealth to help pay for the transit system that created it.
New York’s junior senator got bruised for leading the charge to oust fellow Democrat Al Franken, then a Twitter attack from the president gave her a boost.
Members of the Bloods have been charged with orchestrating a retaliatory attack on Capt. Awais Ghauri on Thanksgiving.
An aspiring rapper and another man from Long Island were charged in the fatal shooting, but questions remain about their motive.
A Bronx corner was named Bill Finger Way after a long-neglected creator of Batman, who developed the character at a nearby park with the cartoonist Bob Kane.
The accusations of inappropriate comments by Councilman Andy King of the Bronx are expected to be presented at a closed-door hearing on Friday.
A state court is requiring that juries be told in some cases about the possible unreliability of witnesses identifying a suspect of a different race.
Health challenges and a fear of malpractice lawsuits, have made the borough a tough sell for OB-GYNs, some hospital administrators say.
New York’s failure to ensure safe conditions for families seeking shelter is blamed for the 2016 deaths of Ibanez and Scylee Vayoh.
It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. Here’s a sampling of cultural highlights this weekend and over the week ahead.
The annual trip to the department store has long been a Christmas tradition, but in 2017, you can’t just show up anymore.
Galas were held for Conservation International, New York Stage & Film, Central Park Conservancy and Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Andy Byford, the city’s incoming transit president, says that making real progress in the subway system will require hard choices.
To help their buildings stand out, developers are adding high-tech flourishes that use robots and smartphone apps to make residents’ lives easier.
For the woman behind the festive department store displays: family, art and plenty of Earl Grey tea.
The couple met briefly on a beach in the Hamptons but didn’t start dating until almost three years later, after he finally found her note on Facebook.
Friday: The holidays at “The People’s House,” weekend events, and ax throwing in Brooklyn.
As the population in the New York area ages, developers are hoping to attract people 55 and older with new communities that have a country-club vibe.