Coney Island’s Luna Park is staying open this winter for the first time in its history.
The amusement park’s “Frost Fest” started on Nov. 18 and is set to run through the holiday season, closing on Jan. 7. But, will anyone be interested in rides and
This is a typical workday for Amy Collazo, a 42-year-old Brooklyn mom:
She gets up at 5:30 a.m. to make breakfast for her two teenage sons so they can get to school by 7 a.m. Her day job, as a personal assistant to medical patients, starts
The sun has not risen when they leave their home, close to Jackie Robinson Park in northern Manhattan. A few minutes after 5:30 a.m, they take the C train and go to work. Socorro Maldonado and her husband, Rubén Maldonado, travel 15 minutes to Morningside
Older New Yorkers who need affordable housing in the nation’s most expensive market are waiting years for placement in Midtown, or they’re struggling in city shelters.
The affordable housing shortage facing vulnerable older New Yorkers is expected to get worse. The number of unhoused people over
Luz Peña and her two children, ages 5 and 16, arrived at the southern border of the United States this summer after leaving Peru and traveling across seven countries — an experience she would not encourage anyone to go through. The family now lives at
Juan Carlos Ruiz, an immigrant from Mexico, spends most Thursday evenings at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, where he volunteers to counsel fellow immigrants in navigating life in New York City. The bone-white structure, with its vaulted and Germanic architecture, bears
The number of wholesale flower shops on West 28th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues in Manhattan is steadily declining. One-quarter of wholesale flower and nursery stock shops have closed in the district’s zip code since 2013, according to census data.
The city’s flower district has
This year marked ten years of the organization Africa Restaurant Week’s time in New York and Africans vendors, from designers to DJs to foodies, were out in full force to connect with each other and celebrate African Heritage.
There’s a robot cop in town, and it’s patrolling New York City’s busiest subway station: Times Square. Well, a small part of it, at least.
The robot, known as K5, has a camera on each of its four sides, weighs around 400 pounds, and is a
The Playwrights Realm, a nonprofit that supports early-career dramatists, debuted “Mary Gets Hers” at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space in Midtown Manhattan in September–the Realm’s first production since the pandemic.
Like other off-Broadway plays that require frequent and hours-long rehearsals, a performance at Playwrights
Mayor Eric Adams’ plan to fully convert New York City’s rideshare fleet to electric or wheelchair-accessible vehicles by 2030 has Uber and Lyft drivers concerned about the impact on their wallets and the lack of charging infrastructure in the city.
The “Green Rides Initiative” will mandate