Manhattan

Next for New York: Real Flood Prevention Plans

Once the city recovers, it will have to decide what to do about the next storm.

Sadly, Double Moons Will Not Rise Over Manhattan This Saturday

A Danish architecture firm's plan to hover twin lunar orbs in the sky didn't get enough funding.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Ants

Are cities creating new species of animals?

Possible Uses For a $290 Paper Bag In SoHo

It would make great wrapping for this package I need to mail.

Of Storefronts, Soulless Banks, and the Slow Death of Nora Ephron's Upper West Side

A walk down Broadway used to be all jangle and buzz, an urban improvisation of sound and action. Now it’s more like a prerecorded loop that repeats block after block.

Welcome to 1940s New York

An interactive time capsule to all 116 New York City neighborhoods, from 1943.

Parking Minimums Create Too Many Parking Spots

The regulation causes developers to build more spaces than they would otherwise, according to a new report.

The People Who Steal Transit Buses

A brief history of bus thieves from World War II to Darius McCollum.

What Taxis Add to Public Transit

Cabs don't have to compete with buses and subways - they can complement them.

Manhattan's Next Great Waterfront Park

The wheels are in motion for Waterside Pier along the East River

Mapping Business by the Block

A new website offers granular maps of New York City businesses

New York's Search for the Right Number of Parking Spaces

Real estate developers in Manhattan want the city to relax its parking maximums

How Manhattan Sped Up its Buses Without Rapid Transit

The city's select bus service cut down idle time by collecting tickets at stops, rather than on the bus

The Politics of New York's Stalled Taxi Plan

A sweeping new proposal by Mayor Bloomberg would expand cab coverage beyond Manhattan. So why hasn't it gone anywhere?

Paving the Road to Hell's Kitchen

One of New York City's most traffic-plagued neighborhoods gets a remake