In December, Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced his plans to partner with Cornell University and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology to build a two-million-square-foot applied science and engineering campus on Roosevelt Island.
The new campus is part of Bloomberg's Applied Sciences NYC initiative ... More >>
Hate has hit midtown Manhattan in the form of four swastikas graffitied onto 6th Avenue storefronts -- the latest in a string of anti-Semitic incidents across the city over the last four months.
Several stores on 6th Avenue across the street from Bryant Park were vandalized on Sunday with a total ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanA war has been waged in the stroller-filled streets of the Upper West Side. The players: the Blue Donkey Bar and resident Tim Tomlinson. For now it looks like Tomlinson has won. A sign posted on the window of the recently shuttered bar on Amsterdam Avenue pinpointed the West 8 ... More >>
New York's new smoking ban in parks, beaches, and pedestrian plazas has been in effect for a little more than a month now. You can discuss how effective it's been based on the news that a single, solitary soul has been ticketed during that time. And that person was a newspaper photographer "w ... More >>
Eva Moskowitz's Success Charter Network, subject of our cover story this week, won several major victories at last night's meeting of the Panel for Educational Policy. The PEP voted to allow Harlem Success Academy 1 to expand in its current home alongside P.S. 149 (Sojourner Turth) next year, ... More >>
It was hard to feign much surprise last month when the New York Times slapped New York's finest with a lawsuit, accusing the department of habitually withholding information and flouting government transparency laws. In fact, as any reporter would certainly know, one of the city's toughest agencies ... More >>
Tell this woman not to smoke. We dare you.Breaking: People who are smoking do not like to be told not to smoke. Particularly out in the middle of an open-aired park, surrounded by empty chairs, after they've been cast from bars and restaurants and their own homes. Particularly when that one c ... More >>