by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 17, 2014
The consequences of over-policing extend beyond issues of civil liberties.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 9, 2014 Updated: October 9, 2014
An undeveloped area in the South Bronx is the site of a showdown between community activists pushing for green space and FreshDirect, a grocery delivery service.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 25, 2014
"We would be the first city to do this. We were the catalyst for the change in banning smoking in restaurants, trans fats. We could serve as a model for the municipal bond marketplace as well."
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by Katie Valentine Posted on September 22, 2014
The plan is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from buildings by the equivalent of about 3.4 million metric tons of carbon dioxide.
by Ari Phillips Posted on September 21, 2014 Updated: September 22, 2014
The People's Climate March more than tripled expectations as over 310,000 people showed up to voice support for climate action. Here's how it looked on the ground.
by Aviva Shen Posted on September 21, 2014 Updated: September 21, 2014
Snapshots of the biggest climate march in history.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on September 18, 2014
“Connecting these vulnerable children to educational, health and social services is vital to helping our families and communities gain stability," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stated.
by Zack Ford Posted on September 3, 2014
A pastor seeking state office in New York has praised Uganda's Christian lawmakers for their anti-LGBT and other socially conservative positions.
by Zack Ford Posted on September 3, 2014 Updated: September 3, 2014
For the first time ever, an LGBT group will be allowed to march in NYC's St. Patrick's Day Parade with the organizing committee's consent.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 29, 2014
The building is the latest in New York City to include a separate poor door, something legal under the city's current housing code.