CROSS MARKETING: The Union Square Holiday Market now has a "Lil' Brooklyn" section featuring goods from the other side of the East River.
Author: Kizzy Cox
Volunteers brought much-needed goods to the storm-battered masses at a disaster relief center at Our Lady of Solace.
A BIG STEP: Selfhelp Senior Center's walk-a-thon in Kissena Park raised money to expand health and wellness programs for older New Yorkers.
Marine Toys for Tots is teaming with Build-A-Bear Workshop to get holiday presents to underprivileged children.
Noel Polanco, who was fatally shot by a cop, was remembered at his funeral as a dedicated soldier and car enthusiast who worked hard for his family.
A group called Barbers for Obama is helping register voters in time for the Nov. 6 presidential election.
Cheers inside and boos outside greeted the ribbon-cutting ceremony heralding the arrival of Brooklyn's Barclays Center, the new home of the Nets.
Little Italy has lost much of its Italian population in recent years. But long-time businesses and new vendors are finding ways to keep annual feast going and the green flowing.