There was another apartment fire in the Bronx early Monday morning. And for the second time in four days, candles sparked it. The tragic details of the first fire, the one in Highbridge on Friday night, were still fresh in the public's mind: Family couldn't pay the electric bill. Used candles for l ... More >>
On the morning of May 29, 2012, Maria Rodriguez entered a third-floor apartment and jumped out the window. She survived, but was seriously injured. But, she claims, perhaps it all could have been prevented. Because before she went into the apartment building, Rodriguez had been sitting in an ambula ... More >>
New Yorkers love to complain. When we walk down the street we get sidewalk rage, and when we're at home, we can't stop complaining about everything around our homes. 311 just released an interactive map that lets you track complaints over the past year in categories from noise to traffic and ... More >>
There are 435 congressional districts in the United States of America. And the poorest one in the country is right here in New York City. Can you guess which one it is?
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