City schools suspend thousands of students a year, sparking a chain of events that compels many teenagers to give up on school. Three advocates argue New York must find a better way. Gotham Gazette Reports.
Some Jewish New Yorkers look to the "High Holidays" with dread or ambivalence, but a growing number of spiritual leaders here bring their own flavor to the "days of awe."
A new report details an ethnicity-based NYPD surveillance probe into the city's Moroccan community. On the sunny side, the probed businesses may receive added business thanks to the leaked documents.
On one Tuesday in September, visits to 12 food pantries and soup kitchens in Brooklyn yielded unique stories of why patrons came, and reports from operators of rising demand. City Limits reports.
Now that New York City's legislative body is back in action, MetroFocus spoke to the various City Council caucuses about the bills most important to them this session.