The festival in October brings native performers home (such as Patti LuPone and Blue Öyster Cult) and creates a new regional arts and culture website.
The city is boasting prevention programs and job training, while City Council members say rental subsidies are needed.
The New Jersey-New York Expansion Project has sparked protests and legal challenges along its proposed route, particularly in Jersey City and the West Village.VIDEO
Richard Peña looks back at his 25-year tenure, high points of the NYFF and how technology has changed and challenged film.
The Barclays Center opens on Friday, and neighborhood groups are demanding accountability.VIDEO
The city has called for replacing the heavy heating oils used in buildings with substantially cleaner fuels by 2030. That will likely mean an increased reliance on natural gas.