With a handshake, Mayor Bill de Blasio and council Speaker Corey Johnson agreed to a 2019-20 budget that included “promises to create a pathway” to equal pay for all teachers in the city’s Pre-K For All program.
Janet Jones was born and raised on Coney Island. At 70, she was living in an apartment in Brooklyn’s Marlboro Houses when she suffered a stroke.
When Michael Klein looks back at his portrait from 1988, the memory is bittersweet. “I’m not that person,” he said. Klein was early in his writing career when photographer Robert Giard first contacted him about a portrait.
Once again, the principal of Spuyten Duyvil’s elementary school is the target of an anonymous email campaign to get rid of him. But this time, a group of parents from his school are standing up and denouncing the attacks.
It was a Wednesday mid-morning in Washington, and Eliot Engel was about to take center stage. In his role as chair of the House’s powerful foreign affairs committee, the congressman hauled Assistant Secretary of State R. Clarke Cooper into a June 12 hearing and slammed the Trump administration over an arms deal with Saudi Arabia.
As Community Board 8 members considered proposed changes to the Special Natural Area District that encompasses a good portion of its territory, one desire kept coming up: Split the Bronx from Staten Island, and develop two unique sets of rules for the two unique areas.
From his many years as a finance and economics professor at Columbia Business School, to his role in ensuring the long-time future of Wave Hill — it’s hard to look anywhere in the community and not see something positive David Beim played a role in creating or preserving.
Walkers and wheelchairs should not stop anyone from having a good time.
Lack of elevators at northwest Bronx subway stations is just the first on a list of complaints among local commuters.
Brett Zakheim doesn’t need a calendar to know what time of year it was.
On May 10, Andrew Mutnick left Sen. Alessandra Biaggi's office after just four months, citing the March 13 incident on the state senate floor as a catalyst for his departure. Just a couple weeks later, Mutnick’s deputy, Christian Amato, was fired.
Janet Rothholz might make masks in her spare time, but she’s not hiding behind one.
First it was bicycle lanes sandwiching Broadway along Van Cortlandt Park. Now, if the city’s transportation department gets its way, it could be bus lanes just a mile or so south in Marble Hill.
Last time, we talked about one of two astonishing botanical references in the book “Crazy Rich Asians.” The first was Epiphyllum oxypetalum, also known as Dutchman’s pipe cactus or the orchid cactus.
Armed with a spade and a green iPad case hanging off his belt, Steve Brill prepared to lead a 25-member safari into the wilds of the city’s third largest park. An odd sight for the Bronx, perhaps, but otherwise just an average weekend for the self-described “wild man,” who claims to be the northeast’s leading expert in urban foraging.
It was just last Wednesday Brody McGuinn walked onto the football field at Horace Mann for the final time.
Violette (nee Kanner) Holland passed away after a short illness on June 12, 2019. She was 91.
Thieves stole 20 pairs of shoes, police said, including pairs of Kanye West’s signature Yeezy sneakers and Christian Louboutin’s red-bottomed stilettos — a favorite of Bronx born rapper Cardi B.