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.
As the climate warms and the population grows, big changes are coming to what we eat and to food labor.
Canarsie is the latest Brooklyn neighborhood to petition for a ferry stop. But not all residents think it's a good idea.
The Red Hook Community Farm hopes to hire more local staff, thanks to a recent grant from New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Park Slope tenants lost the garden in front of their home because of a recurring rat problem, but some on the block believe poor trash management is the real problem.
In communities where both housing and fresh food are needed, the fight over vacant land is prompting policy reform — and tense collaboration between builders and planters.
Bill de Blasio presented plans to boost civic engagement and make New York the "fairest big city in the world" during his annual State of the City address.