2 months ago | Family
On a recent Thursday afternoon, five-year-old Tahnyia Shirir walked into a basement room at the Brooklyn Public Library's East New York branch to visit her dad, Tahriek. Tahnyia and her mother, Jahnyia Land, were accompanied by Tahnyia's aunt and ...
10 months ago | Rent
Despite an ambitious proposal to give the 1.6 million tenants living in rent-stabilized apartments a rent rollback, the city’s Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) instead voted last night to freeze rents for one-year leases and raise rents for two-year le...
5 years ago | Crime
At about 11:10 this morning, @NYScanner reported that there was a shooting at 413 West 16th Street. According to the tweet, two people were shot and one was given CPR and transported to a hospital. DCPI has confirmed that the victim was pronounced...
5 years ago | Bowery
For the last 25 years, a massive canvas tent has stood on the north side of East Houston Street between Bowery and Elizabeth. For the last 10, that tent has housed Billy's Antiques and Props, an antique store that specializes in obscure objects. O...
6 years ago | Visual Arts
On Saturday morning, Art in General, an alternative art space at 79 Walker Street in Tribeca, opened a new exhibition called "I'll Raise You One..." in which a group of people sit in the gallery's storefront window space and play strip poker for a...
6 years ago | music
Much has been written about the Financial District community's reaction to Occupy Wall Street's continuing occupation of Zuccotti Park, and now that a splinter group from the movement has spread to Washington Square Park, its presence is being fel...