So far this year, police officers have stopped and frisked more than 1,500 New Yorkers a day on average, a statistic that may rise by the end of 2011.
Photographer Harvey Wang has been viewing New York City through a camera lens for 30 years. A new exhibition features private moments he captured of the Lower East Side’s transformation over three decades.
The one-day cost for NYPD overtime during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade outstripped average overtime costs for Occupy Wall Street, The New York World reports.
It’s as American as apple pie but even the grittiest New Yorkers reserve some amount of affection for it. Here’s a combo of historic and fun facts to spice up the 85th Thanksgiving Day Parade.
A new climate change report predicts that more frequent severe weather patterns threaten the water supply and may flood transit systems and submerge a third of city streets.
Support the city and make your loved ones happy using our guide to unique gifts made only in New York.
Wild turkeys have a long history in New York. MetroFocus talked to the top bird at the National Wild Turkey Federation about how they differ from the turkey on your table, and about their past, present and future.
Can’t make it (or don’t want to?) to the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting this year? There are plenty of alternative tree lightings around the Tri-State area to keep the good cheer close to home this season.