5 days ago | News
As this week's cover story makes clear, I've got my doubts about the Fearless Girl statue erected next to the Charging Bull statue in Bowling Green by State Street Global Advisors. But lots of people are enthusiastic supporters of the statue. So w...
6 days ago | Bicycling in New York
Kelly Hurley was fatally injured at 7:20 a.m. on April 5, in broad daylight, at the intersection of 9th Street and First Avenue in the East Village. When police from the 9th Precinct arrived, the man who killed her was waiting for them with the to...
6 days ago | Money
When the "Fearless Girl" statue first appeared in Bowling Green the day before International Women's Day on March 8, staring down the "Charging Bull" statue on Wall Street, it did so through a city licensing program that issues temporary permits f...
18 days ago | NYPD
The mother of Ramarley Graham, the unarmed 18-year-old shot to death by police in his Bronx home five years ago, is suing the New York Police Department over its refusal to turn over records concerning her son's death and its aftermath she has sou...
25 days ago | Politics
Ask pretty much anyone who pays attention to city government and they'll probably tell you that barring some tectonic upheaval in the political firmament, Mayor Bill de Blasio is going to cruise to reelection. Bob Gangi knows that. But as the 72-y...
27 days ago | Prisons
The Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform casts a long shadow. Since it was established by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito a more than a year ago, the commission, chaired by Jonathan Lippman, ...