New York City (Page 5)
Youth raise their voices against climate change
With the majority of the crowd in their teens, the calls to action that echoed through the streets were more so pleas to an older generation in hopes of creating a better future.
Warren rallies in front of thousands of progressive voters
Hundreds of attendees wore Warren’s campaign t-shirts and others wore manifestos for the progressive issues they hold dear.
Ban on flavored vape could hurt NYC smoke shops
Following a recent ban in Michigan and a call from President Trump for a federal prohibition on certain vaping products, Cuomo pushed the state for a ban on flavored e-cigarettes.
Growing up in the aftermath of 9/11
To these young people, the events that followed 9/11 are part of history.
A different reality for the city’s minorities after 9/11
Alam said Muslim women in his community, including his mother, were afraid of wearing their Hijab out in public for years after 9/11.
NYC paid vacation bill could be a big burden on small businesses
Mayor Bill de Blasio at a campaign event. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons. Getting paid to go on vacation might […]
NYC Taxi Drivers Feel Powerless in Battle over Congestion Prices
Driving in Manhattan will soon become an expensive proposition. The budget approved in Albany in late March will introduce congestion […]
Women’s wrestling sees explosive growth across New York City and nation
Since the 1990's, wrestling has been the fastest growing women's sport in the nation. Now, there are over 15,000 women participating in the sport, and 48 different colleges sponsoring women's teams. New York City has been one of the hotbeds for the sports growth, with the PSAL establishing New York states only all girls wrestling league. Now, young girls are challenging gender norms in a sport that has historically been reserved for men.
Safe Injection Sites Stall in NYC
A syringe full of red blood sits on a concrete street barrier underneath an expressway off-ramp near 181st Street and […]
Housing projects residents find community despite harsh living conditions
The Ingersoll project’s Garden of Eden grows fruits and vegetables during the warmer months. Photo by Teddy Haines. Nestled into […]