Every year about 700 young people age out of the New York City foster care system. Many of them struggle with the transition to independence.
The reality of who gives and who takes in America is much more nuanced than the myth of pulling oneself up by one's bootstraps.
One way to understand a city is through the numbers. We examine them to show how New York's environment, traffic, gun violence, food prices and tourism marketing affect you.
A Flushing church backed down on shutting a food pantry. But its long-term fate is still unclear.
A panel considered what will happen to the land that now houses the Rikers Island jail.
The Brooklyn Book Festival, in its 14th year, brings together book lovers and the authors who captivate them.
A community forum on bike lanes and cyclist safety quickly became rancorous in Park Slope.
Students in Red Hook joined a worldwide protest to press for action on climate change.
The activist group Extinction Rebellion combined performance with protest Monday to draw attention to climate change.
A street in Jamaica, Queens, was named after Detective Keith L. Williams, who was killed while transporting a detainee from Queens to Rikers Island nearly 30 years ago.
Supporters charge Orta, now 28, was targeted by the NYPD after he recorded the video of Garner’s police-custody death in 2014 and shared it with the media.