After years of dormancy, a copy of the Bill of Rights will be on view in the Big Apple, but New Yorkers are going to have to wait awhile and eventually share it with our Philly counterparts.
Under the arrangement library administrators made with the Pennsylvania government Wednesday, the document will on display at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia starting in 2014 and three...Read more »
Anthony Weiner has stopped beating around the bush about his political future.
Two years after resigning from Congress in a lewd photo scandal, the former U.S. Representative announced in a video message early on Wednesday he is running for mayor.
"I made some big mistakes and I know I let a lot of people down, but I also learned some tough lessons," Weiner said in the video....Read more »
"Sesame Street" trash cans, the Ninja Turtles' lair and Miss Piggy's exquisite wardrobe will have a new home in Astoria next year.
The Museum of the Moving Image announced Tuesday that the Jim Henson family will donate 400 puppets, costumes, props and other memorabilia to the Queens museum for a special gallery.
Henson's daughter Cheryl said her father was always fond of the...Read more »
The Yankees are taking a swing at soccer as the sport returns to the five boroughs.
Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that the Yankees will be a minority owner of the league's 20th team, along with Manchester City Football Club.
The New York City Football Club is set to begin play in 2015.
A source close to the deal said the fee to join the league would be $100 million.
"They...Read more »
The city's largest union threw its weight behind Democrat Bill de Blasio's run for mayor Monday.
George Gresham, the president of 1199 SEIU, which represents 200,000 hospital and health care workers, said the city's public advocate had the strongest vision for creating jobs among all of the candidates.
"Bill is not afraid to say that too many New Yorkers are being left behind and ignored...Read more »
Thousands of New Yorkers, elected officials and gay rights activists hit the streets of Greenwich Village Monday in response to a recent string of crimes against LGBT people.
Protesters marched from West 13th Street to the corner of West 8th Street and 6th Avenue, where Marc Carson, 32, of Harlem, was gunned down on Saturday.
Carson’s death was the fifth high-profile hate attack in Manhattan...Read more »
A Siena College poll released Monday found that Empire State residents fear each scandal that rocks Albany makes New York worse every day.
67% Approximate number of voters who said the state government is becoming more dysfunctional every day.
49% voters who said the state is going in the right direction
64% Approval rating for Gov. Andrew N. Cuomo
63% Voters who said despite...Read more »
Before the city's public school students begin their summer break, they're going to get one additional lesson about tolerance.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott announced Monday that he sent a memo to all city principals advising them to create and implement anti-hate lesson plans by the end of the school year.
Walcott, who made the announcement with City Council Speaker Christine Quinn,...Read more »
Gay rights activists plan to march in huge numbers in Greenwich Village Monday, responding to the murder of a gay man from Harlem early Saturday morning.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other elected officials are expected to join LGBT groups and other activists at Monday’s rally, where they will speak out against attacks like the killing of Marc Carson at midnight on Saturday.
Police...Read more »
Mother Nature couldn't mooga three days in a row.
Sunday's downpour canceled the final day of the Great Googa Mooga Festival. Organizers of the food and music event apologized for the last second change, which they said was for safety concerns, and promised ticket holders they'd get their money back.
"All Sunday VIP ticket purchases will be refunded in full," a spokeswoman...Read more »