Along with long hours, often-mediocre pay and other challenges associated with working in the gig economy, rideshare drivers in New York City say they often must contend with a more fundamental issue — finding a decent bathroom.
Although the City Council enacted legislation in 2021 granting
“This is Newkirk Avenue-Little Haiti,” the announcement blared aboard the 5 subway train as it arrived at the station in Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood. Upstairs from the platform, street vendors were selling spices and clothing in front of Buffet Kreyol, a Haitian restaurant. In the morning
A month after the Biden administration granted new protections to some Venezuelan migrants who have recently arrived in the U.S., those who could benefit seem to have little to no guidance from New York City officials.
Venezuelans who entered the country before July 31 will be
Pace University’s budding esports program – the video gaming equivalent to traditional athletic teams – is bucking a national trend in the growth of participation by female or non-binary athletes.
In the past year, the share of women on the school’s esports team has grown to
Striking United Auto Workers members are applying more pressure in their fight for higher wages, as several years of soaring inflation have eroded their buying power. The union is demanding a 36% increase in wages over a new four-year contract to make up for lost
On a late October afternoon, a Bronx non-profit that advocates and supports neurodiverse New Yorkers was a flurry with cleaning.
Participants at the Dorothy & Michael Styler Day Services Center of AHRC NYC hurried about, tidying the room — some holding mops, others brooms, toilet plungers,
The basement of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in West Harlem is nothing like the worship space above it. The white, underground room smells of linoleum and popcorn from Friday night movie screenings. Upstairs, on Sunday mornings, hymns echo off a vaulted ceiling while the sunshine
A week before the Queens Public Library’s adult education classes began this fall semester, Sabbin Akter, the lead English instructor at the Long Island City branch, had to beg her management to limit new signups.
“I told them, ‘No, please close my classes,’” she said in