Former NYPD Lieutenant Mike Reilly is the co-author of a controversial proposal to station armed, retired cops at city schools.
Archive: January 2013
Restaurateur Ali El Sayed, the honorary "Mayor of Astoria," views fine food as a form of diplomacy.
Syrians in New York say they are using Facebook and other social media to keep tabs on the turmoil back home.
The financial crisis in Greece is spurring an influx of young immigrants into the Queens neighborhood.
Ye Qing, whose Chinese food takeout restaurant in the Rockaways was destroyed by Sandy, is battling red tape as she fights to restart her business.
As the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir performed “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” Obama supporters reflected on what the day meant to them.
Supporters of the Biko Transformation Center held a fish-fry as part of a bid to save the Bushwick community staple.
Photographer Meryl Meisler began chronicling the Brooklyn neighborhood in the 1980s after becoming an art teacher at a local middle school.