Keyword: Bill de Blasio
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There’s going to be less money available for the city’s more than 27,000 homeless children after Mayor Bill de Blasio’s preliminary budget appeared to ax programs like Bridging the Gap, which caters to schools with large numbers of homeless children. more
James Lilley leaned against the wall, resting on his walker. He was on Broadway south of West 231st Street, holding a paper cup with a few coins in it as the 1 train roared overhead. more
Plastic bags are, for many, a way of life, a convenience taken for granted. A handy container for groceries, pharmacy goods, or that bottle of wine at the end of a long workday. But the bags are not without their detractors. In fact, many New Yorkers would like to do away with them altogether. more
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. more
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