Police officer has always been one of the coolest professions, up there with astronaut and rock star. But is it still that way in New York City?
Dr. Annecy Baez was born in the Dominican Republic, but grew up in a mostly Jewish neighborhood in the Bronx during the 1970s. She said she liked hearing the stories of the people she lived with and even took a Jewish literature class in high school, which she loved. But she said she couldn't find stories that she could connect to.
Bronxites (and anybody who wants, really), will be treated to some beautiful music from the New York Philharmonic in Van Cortlandt Park tonight—but only if the weather holds up. A planned show for Central Park last night was rained out, so classical music fans will be praying for a dry evening. If it happens, it’ll be 8-9:30. Enter from Broadway, near 251st as the site is north of the ball fields. Entrance is free.
With shootings rising, more than 300 officers working desk jobs and other duties from across 30 divisions inside the nation's biggest police department are being redeployed for 90 days to patrol the most high-crime streets, police officials said Monday.
Commuting into Manhattan can be a major pain for some New Yorkers.
There always seems to be traffic on the highway, the subway never seems to come on time, and battling for a spot on the bus can feel like trying to get a good spot at a Dave Mathews Band concert, but for Stewart Becker, his commute is smooth sailing.
He takes the East River Ferry service every day from Williamsburg - Brooklyn to Manhattan. He said the ferry gives him a chance to kick-back before and after work
This week’s Fordham Conversations features Fordham’s professor of Law Nestor Davidson. He’s also Founder and Director of the Fordham Urban Law Center. We’re discussing the legal questions that arise as cities begin to grow.
Some 6,000 cyclists will be hitting the asphalt Sunday morning for the 19th annual Tour de Bronx.