Unlike its San Diego counterpart, New York’s Comic Con has a strong comic book focus. The convention has grown 500 percent since it started in 2006 and expects 115,000 attendees, many of them clad in superhero costumes.
New York is thinking about diverting garbage from out-of-state landfills and using it to generate electricity locally. The plan pits concerns about city spending and carbon emissions against fears of environmental injustice.
The executive director and director of operations of New York’s Animal Care & Control resigned last week as the city’s shelter system faces criticism and a key court fight.
As Yankees advance to postseason, author Marty Appel talks with MetroFocus about the legends of the Pinstripe Empire, including stories about Berra, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Martin and more.
In the first lawsuit of its kind, the State Attorney General is suing a financial group for a pattern of deceit in its evaluation of mortgage backed securities. Also, two groups will oversee $60 million in funds to provide housing counseling and legal services.