New York City
Viewfinder: Pop-Up Installations Depicting Crying Children in Cages Appear in New York City
Police take away a pop-up art installation depicting a small child curled up underneath a foil survival blanket in a chain-link cage.
In New York City, Advocates Raise Concerns About Racial Bias in Early Voting Plan
The concerns were echoed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose office offered $75 million to help pay for 100 more early voting sites.
New York City's 'Green New Deal' Shows How Cities Could Deal With Climate Change
The city recently passed groundbreaking climate legislation, including the largest mandated pollution reduction in any city in the world.
Viewfinder: Mayor Bill de Blasio Discusses New York City's 'Green New Deal' on Earth Day
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about the city's response to climate change at Hunter's Point South Park on April 22nd, 2019, in the Queens borough of New York City.
Why Is New York City Fighting a Measles Outbreak Within Just Four Zip Codes?
The city's health department will begin imposing fines for unvaccinated people living in the neighborhood of Williamsburg.
Congestion Pricing Passed in New York, but Can It Be a National Solution to Traffic?
The failure of the subway system provided political will for the policy, but it might be harder to rally support for congestion pricing in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Boston.
Will a Looming Subway Crisis Bring New York City Congestion Pricing?
A combination of a decaying subway system, low gas prices, and ride-hailing services has made traffic in Manhattan worse than ever.
New York City Public Schools Will Go Meatless on Mondays
The Meatless Monday campaign has done what federal nutrition policy has not: ban meat—at least for a day.
How Amazon's Change of Heart on HQ2 Will Impact Housing in Long Island City
After the company decided to break off its plans with Queens, the borough will return to the status quo, which might be more daunting than a worst-case Bezos scenario.
Viewfinder: Hundreds of TSA Screeners and Agents Call in Sick at Airports as the Shutdown Continues
Passengers wait in a Transportation Security Administration line at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 9th, 2019, in New York City.
Viewfinder: A Trial to Defend Haitian Immigrants' Temporary Protected Status Begins
As a trial begins to try to protect Haitian immigrants under Temporary Protected Status from being deported back to Haiti, people demonstrate in front of the Eastern District of New York Federal Courthouse in downtown Brooklyn.
Viewfinder: New Yorkers Hit the Beach for the Polar Bear Club's Annual Dive
Polar Bear Club swimmers make their annual icy plunge into the Atlantic Ocean on New Year's Day at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
Viewfinder: New York City's Fearless Girl Gets a New Home
A child stands alongside the Fearless Girl after a ceremony unveiling the statue's new permanent location outside the New York Stock Exchange on December 10th, 2018.
Viewfinder: Protesting Amazon's New Headquarters in New York City
People opposed to Amazon's plan to locate its second North American headquarters in New York City protest at the courthouse in Queens on November 26th, 2018.
How Local Legislatures Are Fighting for Better Broadband Privacy
In one instance, the New York City Council proposed a bill that would codify robust cable privacy rules governing all cable providers in the city.
Mid-Term Voting Disrupted by Humidity and Wet Weather in New York City Polling Places
The five boroughs saw unusually high precipitation on Tuesday, with nearly 100 percent humidity, as New Yorkers trudged through the rain to cast their ballots.
Is There a Dark Side to the Preservation of Grand Central Terminal?
While the rescue of Grand Central seems like a clear-cut case of good over evil, the role of historic preservation in the 21st-century city can be more complex.
Economic Highs and Lows in New York City (in Photos)
There are few other places where the wealth gap is so visible.
Finding a Wildlife Refuge in the Heart of New York City
A look at the animals that live among us—known as synanthropes—that are often cast aside as pests.
Viewfinder: Celebrating in the West Indian Day Parade in New York City
Costumed dancers participate in the annual West Indian Day Parade on September 3rd, 2018, in Brooklyn. The parade is one of the biggest celebrations of Caribbean culture in North America.