One nonprofit wants to reward results, and change the funding model in the process.
A walking tour and graphic novel series memorialize Manhattan’s earliest African residents.
A bill introduced to New York’s City Council would compel landlords to eradicate mold, vermin, and other asthma triggers that are particularly pervasive in low-rent units.
For many Latino immigrants in New York City, an informal network of unregulated loan operators serve as the lenders of last resort. But borrowers soon find themselves buried in seemingly endless debt and haunted by intimidation tactics.
New York City, Houston, Miami, and San Francisco have all taken steps to mitigate the risks associated with rising sea levels and global temperatures. Are their successes a blueprint for action at the state and local level?
As cities make their data more transparent and accountable, this project in New York found one way to use technology to engage the residents in the planning process—by prompting locals to text in ideas.
A man was killed Monday morning riding on a Citi Bike in Chelsea.
These photos, taken by middle- and high-school students, reveal glimpses of the contributions immigrants make in their community in the South Bronx.
“It makes me laugh every time,” says a Brooklyn cyclist who uses an assault-grade bike horn.
A flash competition in New York City asks designers to come up with way to make protests stand out as they become more frequent.
An activist is calling on the Archdiocese of New York to make churches places of refuge for people threatened by President Trump’s stance on immigration.
Pedestrian injuries in New York City’s most crowded space have plummeted since a recent redesign. But the real fix is to ban cars entirely.
One cartographer has done the heavy lifting, and rail fans are pumped.
An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York revisits Todd Webb’s fond lens on Manhattan.
The state’s latest tourism campaign makes a point to focus on sites at the center of the LGBT movement and the push for abolition and women’s suffrage.
The New York City landmark bucked the tragedy of the commons. Can America's school systems do the same?
A new report from the New York City Comptroller’s office compares economic and demographic profiles at the neighborhood level in the Big Apple from 2000 and 2015.
Advocates allege that the entire MTA system discriminates against riders with disabilities.
A new virtual reality project reconstructs the city’s historic soundscape.
For locals, the urban amusement park season starts months before summer’s peak.