On May Day, workers at the Strand Bookstore picketed their workplace and said they're planning to vote whether to authorize a strike. VIDEO
Three stations where the G train was extended in 2009 saw a surge in straphanger entry between 2008 and 2011.
The Panama Canal expansion will allow double the cargo and much larger ships to call at New York's harbor by 2024.
MetroFocus met four immigrants whose own experiences led to careers fighting for the rights of others.
This new series by the New York World explores spending on political influence in New York State.