Maligned though it may be, the public transportation system remains a lifeline connecting the far-flung corners of the five boroughs. But what many take for granted — a $2.75 ride to get from one end of the city to the other, and almost anywhere in between — others cannot afford.
They gathered on Sylvan Avenue, their shadows long in the sinking late afternoon sun, as a sole Con Edison worker arrived on the scene.
A nun walks alongside a procession of young girls in white dresses on a New York City street. Two televisions, one tuned to a western, sit on the hood of a beat-up car nearby.
They walked. They chanted, with slogans like “enough is enough” and “never again.”
The Bronx is home to just under 7,000 acres of park land, accounting for about a quarter of the borough’s land area.
Damian Stapleton had barely stepped foot on Rikers Island for five minutes when he watched a bloody body wheeled out to an ambulance.
Keenan Murphy’s alarm clock vibrates to the point that it literally shakes his entire bed. That means if his roommate wants to play “Call of Duty” at 4 a.m., Murphy has no problem with it.
All Pat LaFrieda wanted was a nice place to live, closer to where his kids go to school. So he hired an architect to fix up his new home in Spuyten Duyvil.
Under the glittering, pulsating lights, the soundtrack to 1980s New York City — “freestyle” music — made its thunderous return to its home borough before a sold-out crowd at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts on March 3.
No matter how many times someone looks at Matthew McDonnell’s work, it never looks the same.
The subject of David Rabe’s new play “Good for Otto” is the vast ocean of the human heart.
The Bronx High School of Science has given the world two Academy Award winners, which is impressive enough on its own. But add eight Nobel Prize winners, and it would be hard not realize Bronx Science might be on to something.
They floated around the classrooms, bearing witness to the Sputnik satellite, DNA chromosomes the size of textbooks, and the Great Wall of China in all of its glory.
There is something incredibly primordial watching flocks of large birds flapping and honking through the sky.
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Many members of the business and residential community came out last year to protest changes the city's transportation department planned for the stretch of Broadway along Van Cortlandt Park.
A hooligan’s game played by gentlemen.
Miriam Muravchik, a 43-year resident of Riverdale, died March 5, 2018, three days before her 98th birthday.
The New York Police Department cautions people to be aware of their surroundings at all times, and look out not just for their personal belongings, but for their safety as well — even in tonier neighborhoods like Riverdale.