St. Vincent’s was one of New York City’s most prominent safety-net hospitals, serving mostly those either on Medicaid or Medicare or without insurance. It has principally been these patients who have been hit the hardest by St. Vincent’s closing. Gotham Gazette reports.
Officials are limiting vows to 764 couples, whose names will be chose via lottery, but even without an official marriage couple say they will celebrate their wedding. DNAinfo reports.
Many construction workers — long-standing supporters of the controversial Atlantic Yards project — are becoming disillusioned and angry as promised jobs fail to appear.
On Monday, Wal-Mart announced its annual holiday season donations — none of which are going to New York City. Is the retail giant backing out of its plan move into the five boroughs?
Our Kickstarter picks this week take a look at the sillier side of the city: A “scratch-n-sniff” children’s adventure book; a make-over for Union Square Park’s George Washington statue; and an animated New Yorker cover.
In an effort to upgrade my New York City lifestyle, I got a job as a singing waitress on a river cruise. It’s hot, exhausting — and exhilarating.
The Asian-American Federation analyzed recent Census data, finding that for the first time ever Sunset Park, Brooklyn has a larger Asian populations than Manhattan’s Chinatown.
It’s spring, and these goodies are in season: herbs; parsnips; pea greens; garlic scapes and green garlic, green onions and spring onions; radishes; new potatoes; rhubarb; scallions; spinach; lettuce; fiddleheads and ramps.