Untreated Sewage from an uptown treatment plant was being dumped straight into the Hudson River after a four-alarm fire, prompting warnings to kayakers and beach-goers. DNAinfo reports.
WNYC's Brian Lehrer hosted a weekly series, "The New Littles," to highlight the city's diverse and evolving neighborhoods. The show solicited artistic representations of ethnic enclaves including "Little Thailand" and "Little Mexico."
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.