As supporters of Brazil’s Workers’ Party awaited the results of Brazil’s Presidential election at the People’s Forum in downtown Manhattan in early October, they hoped they were about to witness the fruits of their labor: helping oust incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in the country’s first round
Recirculation, the nonprofit bookseller, began with a dying man’s wish to find a new life for his personal library.
On an early October morning, Gloria, 43, stands on a street corner in southern Williamsburg.
She has worked as a day laborer for 13 years, but today she brings her college-bound daughter to the spot for the first time. “Mom always comes home telling me about
Ameya Biradavolu held a notepad, pen, and documents as she led a group of new social service interns into the food pantry at the shelter in Harlem on a recent Monday afternoon.
As she instructed her interns, staffers called her from various directions. “Ameya! I need
Imagine a river so dirty it makes the Hudson dirtier: that’s the Saw Mill River, which empties in Yonkers.
On a good day, this 23-mile tributary of the Hudson River, located in Westchester County, is 15 times dirtier than what the Environmental Protection Agency calls "dirty.”
This August, Manhattan residents accused ConEd of dumping hot, dirty water into the Hudson at Pier 98, and gave 60 days to respond. Advocates wanted answers; they got silence. The deadline just passed and now the Department of Justice is weighing federal prosecution.
The Garment District Alliance board encouraged the organization’s leaders to share a study that evaluates the neighborhood’s residential potential. A long bureaucratic process stands in the way.
A new state website designed to track construction workers’ fatalities is undercounting on-the-job deaths in New York City.
Take the case of Pape Khoule, 46, of Elizabeth, New Jersey. He died on Sept. 12 after a 2,000-pound piece of machinery fell on top of him while
Mohammed Salim was waiting outside Make The Road New York’s food pantry on a recent Wednesday morning in Jackson Heights, where he goes every month for a supply of produce.
He wasn’t happy about it.
“I am not proud to be here, but I don’t think I
Moments after leading Sunday service at the First Spanish United Methodist Church in early September, Rev. Dorlimar Lebrón Malavé was approached by two unexpected visitors. The men identified themselves as Venezuelan migrants seeking asylum in the United States. Both had been separated from their wives
The newly renovated Alphaville in Bushwick was slated to reopen this fall, just not yet. Still, the owners flung open its doors in early August. “We needed money, so we just started letting people in,” said Kallan Campbell, one of Alphaville’s new owners. Since then,
Eman Rimawi-Doster was still settling into her new-ish apartment in Brooklyn in July when a postcard arrived in the mail. In large bold letters, the message detailed the location of her new polling place where she would soon head to cast her ballot for the