New York City pools will open for the season on June 28th. For one Brooklyn neighborhood, this day has been almost thirty years in the making.
Republican David Storobin has emerged as the winner in a special election in Brooklyn to replace a former state senator who resigned in the wake of a corruption scandal.
New York State Senator Daniel Squadron this week honored Beastie Boys' founder Adam Yauch, who died on May 4th.
Is there a "war on brunch"? New York City Councilman Steve Levin has taken up the cause of "brunch-ers" everywhere by introducing legislation to remove a ban on sidewalk dining before noon on Sundays.
Brooklyn's Park Slope historic district just got bigger.
A community grocery in Park Slope, Brooklyn announced Tuesday that it will not stop selling products from Israel to protest the nation’s policies towards Palestine.
When it comes to murky waters, it doesn’t get much murkier than Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal. In fact, the waterway was once dubbed “Lavender Lake” for its purplish chemical hue. The Environmental Protection Agency designated the 1-point-8 mile canal a Superfund site in March 2010. On this week's Cityscape, we're learning all about the Gowanus.
Mosquitoes are an unavoidable part of summer, but some New Yorkers say they've had enough.
NEW YORK (AP)--The diverse congressional district that Anthony Weiner vacated in the midst of a sexting scandal has become the latest battleground for a Latino organization that is laboring to increase the political clout of Hispanics in Congress.