Tiffany & Co. opened its second Manhattan store, on Wall St., marking the jewelry store's return to downtown after a 67-year absence. For many, the move is symbolic of downtown's comeback from 9/11 â€“ and the changing Financial District retail landscape.
The city is restoring the High Bridge, a National Historic Landmark that once provided a majestic pedestrian path between the Bronx and Manhattan. The span is set to reopen in 2011 - after more than 40 years.
The city's 28,000 subsidized home child-care providers soon could become part one of the city's most powerful unions. The workers, who have no vacation days or pensions, are voting on whether to be represented by the United Federation of Teachers.
When the city Board of Health voted to ban trans fats from city restaurants in December 2006, many small business owners had no idea what the transition would entail.
A Long Island City elementary school is celebrating the transformation of a barren lot into a state-of-the-art playground that students played a big role in designing.
A group of elected officials called on the city's mayor and schools chancellor to reinstate the former principal of a Brooklyn school that emphasizes Arab studies, culture and language.
Like many of her neighbors, Ethel Thaim grabbed the bare essentials from her apartment before the Fire Department evacuated her unsafe West Harlem building.
The reporters and cameras swarming the new Khalil Gibran International Academy in Brooklyn and the controversy surrounding the school in recent months didn't bother Najat Handou. What mattered to her is that her son is to learn Arabic.