New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the Port Authority can’t justify more than $1 billion the agency pays to outside contractors for services each year – and he’s setting his sights on similar contracts at 20 other agencies.
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.
Think rap and science have little in common? Baba Brinkman disagrees.
The mayor has a dream for New York City: to one day rival Silicon Valley as the center for technological innovation. And that may be doable -- the city has replaced Boston as the second largest technology hub in the nation, according to a new report. But the plan is not without its critics.VIDEO
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced an anti-poverty initiative in 2006 — but what does the city have to show for it?