A special report by the staff of Pavement Pieces explores Harlem today. Video by Amina Srna (Virtual Reality video must...
At the polls yesterday, New Yorkers had a chance to be heard through their votes.
A 2011 survey showed 28 percent of Americans don't know how to cook.
Senior voters weigh in Hillary vs Bernie primary.
Women give the pros and cons of a Hillary presidency.
Millennials gather to support their candidate, Hilary Clinton, and each other.
Since 1989, the number of fathers who stay at home with their children has nearly doubled, reaching its highest point at 2.2 million in 2010.
A month after Obama's controversial visit to island, Cuban Americans can't agree whether it was a good idea.
Children of color do not see their experiences represented in books at school
Young voters give their thoughts on the Democratic candidates. They choose Bernie.
Nonprofit helps kids grow, cook and eat their way to better futures in the unhealthiest county in New York state
They came from all over the country to take on the more subdued Hilary Clinton supporters.
Propositions for a flat, or fair tax, have been common among Republican candidates for two decades, and have gained popularity among Republican voters.
Despite recent unanimous support from politicians, some think that the wage gap continues to persist because women choose fields that pay less than men, such as early childhood-education and psychology versus STEM fields.
The Sanders campaign estimated 27,000 New Yorkers attended the rally.
Opening day at Yankee Stadium is rained out
NYPD officer Peter Liang fatally shot East New York resident Akai Gurley in an the unlit stairwell.
Cold rain and frigid temperatures just a few days after a balmy 70 degrees in New York City
Julie Lamb arranges a supply order with one of stone sources in NYC’s diamond district. Photo by Eugene Y. Santos...
Soda tax proposals are spreading.
It was commuting as usual at Penn Station.
About half of the shootings in NYC are gang related. Because the majority of gangs and street crews are made...
If you’re going to buy milk, purchase it from a milk bank the FDA states, which New Yorkers will soon be able to due with the state’s first milk bank slated to open on Mother’s Day.
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has proposed a policy that would temporarily, yet completely, ban Muslims from the United States should he be elected president.
Neighborhood residents will finally have a chance to see the center, a staple of the neighborhood for decades, be rebuilt near their waterfront.
A key issue around the rezoning is the conflict between what residents see as a potential for gentrification and over-development.
The “Made in New York” label is not just a marketing ploy.
Three Christmases after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc in New York, Staten Island couple Helena and John Mahon have something to...
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church transforms into a homeless shelter.
Seventy-four is the average age that residents of Brownsville live to be and it is the lowest rate of life expectancy in New York City according to the City’s Health Department.
Rents have risen and so have the cost of artist studios.
While mom-and-pop salons and businesses still operate in Harlem, the area has also welcomed more upscale beauty enterprises to cater to a younger, more diverse clientele.
The busy, but quiet neighborhood is abuzz with recent news of the 65-year-old complex receiving a new owner.
Many Puerto Ricans are fleeing the island, and migrating to America’s major cities like Florida and New York, to escape the hardships of the economic crisis.
New York City has been on a consistently high terrorism alert following a series of terrorist attacks abroad and domestically.
An estimated 22 veterans a day lose their lives to suicide.
one of the main challenges for girls from minority communities who want to get into technology, including Latina or African-American girls, is economics.
On December 1st, an UberRUSH went on strike.
“Customers should know what goes into their food.”
The staff of Pavement Pieces, traveled to Baltimore for a 3-day multimedia project.
Eight hours later she crossed the finish line.
Jackie McMahon is all smiles as she anxiously waits in Bay Ridge for her NYPD coworker to run by in...
Kishel John holds a sign and cheers at the 2015 New York City Marathon. Photo by Taisha Henry Hundreds of...
This year for her first marathon, Glyptis and his daughters have been following Marilena at every stop possible to encourage her every step of the way.
Armed with a cowbell in one hand, she screamed advice to the runners that were slowed down by leg cramps and encouragement to those weary from the run as they pushed on.
A former electronics technician for the U.S Navy, Johnson is a disabled veteran who was no stranger to the demands of a marathon, finishing the race with flying colors, as well as two prosthetic legs.
Though traditionally a quieter part of New York City, those exiting the 3rd Avenue - 138 Street subway station were met with the sound of live jazz and cheering as loud as the bright green uniforms worn by volunteers passing out water and bananas to runners.
Park rangers and police officers were turning away people with without identification bands. In addition to Van Briesen Park, Fort Wadsworth itself was accessible only to runners, police officers, and park rangers.
Every time the crowd’s cheers grew louder, signifying the arrival of another wheelchair athlete, the ex-Marine smiled. “This is what we’re fighting for,” he said.
The lead singer of the Kennedy Administration tells her story.
Paul Sanchez, a New York photographer, on how he started his career and why he loves photographing in New York.
Singer Taiwan Norris, practices at the Riverside Church in Harlem, NY in preparation for his Carnegie Hall debut.
Michael Blooms loves to play chess at the Chess forum in Greenwich Village.
Poep Francis brings his message of love, hope and acceptance to the city. But he also brings inconvenience and controversy.
New York City generates more than $15 billion in annual sales—and this makes New York City the largest retail market in the US, according to the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC).
As a free event that is open to the public, the untraditional space liberates the viewers from expectations often associated with museums and brick and mortar galleries.
About 200 people attended the Times Square demonstration, which was part of a two day effort.
While some participated in the competition, others informed guests about prostate cancer, and what they or a loved one could do to prevent it.
City officials, residents, chaplains, community outreach organizations, and residents of all races, walked a mile, praying and chanting to Ebbets Field.
But the impact of high housing prices on their lives wasn’t the only thing drawing people to the park.
A few idle visitors walked by to check out the various homemade pizzas lining the picnic table style stand for the family’s bar. They walked away empty-handed.
Carly Fiorina held her own among the 10 large personalities with which she was confronted.
A quick rundown on some fun moments in the CNN-hosted debate
Strategists and average Americans alike no longer need to wait for the results of formal polls to understand the political climate as viewers' theories and opinions are instantly shared online.
Trump and Fiorina, who previously exchanged some harsh public words, were up first with some tough questions about whether she would trust him with nuclear codes (the answer was no).
There was a degree of nostalgia for the religious climate of the United States that flourished in the aftermath of the attacks.
Sam Kedem(left) and Les Speiser (right) were first responders during the Ground Zero Relief effort and meet every year for...
In Maryland, she works as a nurse and remembered how the attack on the Pentagon made everyone so anxious. She saw how intensely everyone was affected, and how vulnerable people became.
Her sister would not give up, she insisted she leave, and that they meet at the McDonald's in the area. Gutierrez gave in and decided to leave the building.
Though the hundreds of individuals that walk into One World Trade Center everyday can likely recall precisely where they were when the towers were hit, for many the tragedy is something to remember, not relive.
“God Bless America,” the message Wanda Thompson, a New York resident, left on a mural on Church Street on Sept....
A$AP Ferg hosts the first-ever Ferg Fair in Harlem.
After spending 23 months in prison, Kim Morris is now an aspiring entrepreneur.
This documentary navigates the living conditions of the remaining town residents.
Its dark rituals, involving human and animal remains and even grave robbing, are practiced in extreme secrecy.
After grueling one month long journeys that span over 1,000 miles, undocumented immigrants from Central America reach the United States with no where to turn.
Joe Quinn, lost his brother in 9/11 and severed multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, but now he serves by leading Team Red, White and Blue, which supports returning vets.
Shortly after the funeral of Freddy Gray, Baltimore erupted in violence. Gray, 25, is the most recent victim of suspected police brutality.
The mouth bling trend has made it to the mainstream. From the days of Nelly and Paul Wall, grillz are in the spotlight once again and they're not just being spotted on pop stars and super models.
The first step a baseball pitcher needs to take to avoid injury is learning how to throw properly.
According to a March 29th Pew Research Center Poll 59 percent of democrats say there is a “good chance” they will vote for Clinton.
It’s a complex and multi-cultural place about as rich and spicy as its cuisine.
For 17 years she has worked 12 hours a day, 6 days a work in Philadelphia's Chinatown.
Although beauty and technology may sound like an unlikely pairing, the industry is becoming more popular.
At Rosa's Fresh Pizza, customers can buy slices in advances for the homeless.
No private bathroom, no kitchen and no stove make daily life very hard
Each broadcast incorporates Kichwa lessons, Andean tunes, and community workshops on issues that matter most to Latino migrant communities in New York and the nation.
Deciding the style for African American women’s crowning glory is an intimate, almost soul-searching process.
A unique marketing tool and a way to get up close with customers.
The battle for a high school diploma is often a losing one.
The Chinese government imposes tariffs on certain imported goods, so the retail prices are much higher in China than here. Some e students saw the opportunity and buy goods here and sell them to China at a markup. 

Members of Make The Road NY sing songs, share meals, and learn about their rights. Above is Angel Vera, of...
To help the women loosen up she encourages students to wear lingerie and heals during the class.
New York is one of the most fashionable and technologically savvy cities in the world. And now we’re seeing the...
Pilotage, a Midtown Manhattan hobby shop sells off the shelf models like this one daily as drones have become more...
Smiles and anguish as The Rise members hold a wall sit in unison. Photo Credit: Ben Shapiro On top of...
Akai Gurley, was shot by a rookie police officer in a dark stairwell at the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York, Brooklyn.
Thousands of New Yorkers cried out in protest over the Grand Jury decision not to indict the police officer who chocked the unarmed man to death.
Hundreds of New Yorkers hit the streets in protest after the news that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not face charge in the death of unarmed teen, Michael Brown.
Shortly after Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted for the murder of unarmed teenager  Michael Brown, hundreds of protestors gathered in Union Square to voice their anger at the grand jury decision.
The Pretty Reckless, a New York City based band. Photo courtesy of  Wikipedia by Stacey Kilpatrick Through a mop of...
But harnessing big data’s power for local elections and other grassroots campaigns has proven difficult.
Only 10 Republicans currently hold city, state or federal elected positions in the five boroughs, and nine of them represent neighborhoods in Staten Island and south Brooklyn.
Alec Brook-Krasny, who immigrated to the US in 1989 from Moscow, hopes to be elected for his fifth consecutive term and to continue the debates that he values so much.