Mike Arotsky, aka Mike Tattoo, forged a life as an actor and colorful Queens character. Now he cares full-time for his ailing mother.
Check out our interactive map detailing curb-cut complaints.
Master builder Jon Lovitch hopes to break his own world record by filling the New York Hall of Science with 1,020 gingerbread houses.
Nooria Nodrat raises money to aid college-bound blind girls in her native Afghanistan.
A program in Queens provides eyeglasses to needy children.
Jeff Orlick’s alter ego is The Queens Qustodian, a one-man cleanup crew who tears down illegal street signs and tackles other urban blemishes.
A street named after Jack Maple, the late former NYPD deputy commissioner credited with engineering the city's historic crime drop, is on tap for Richmond Hill.
The Masbia soup kitchen, which serves Jewish and non-Jewish clients, expects to serve up to 1.5 million meals this year — twice the number doled out in 2013.