What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read
NEW YORK — This week in New York, bullets flew, soccer coaches spread the word of God and a quiet local hero met the girl whose life he saved. Check out our coverage:
The mystery of a boat unearthed beneath the World Trade Center site has been solved. Scientists used tree rings to trace the 18th-century origins of the ship’s wood, linking the boat to Colonial-era Philadelphia.
DNAinfo was on the scene of a Greenwich Village shootout between law enforcement officers and an accused child molester on the run from California. Charles Mozdir, 32, was shot 10 times and killed inside Smoking Culture on West Fourth Street. An NYPD detective and two U.S. Marshals were shot in the takedown, but survived.
A free soccer camp for kids in Queens comes with some Christian preaching, angry parents told DNAinfo. The soccer missionaries were following games with a 25-minute discussion of Jesus, unbeknownst to parents.
Still pining after that one-who-got-away by transferring at West 4th Street? Learn such moves as the over-the-shoulder glance and the last-minute phone number snag in DNAinfo’s roundup of expert subway pickup moves.
The state's new GED exam is much harder than its predecessor, teachers and students say. See how you would fare on the high school equivalency test by taking our quiz.
An NYU food service worker who pushed through a crowd of bystanders to save a girl who fell onto the subway tracks reunited with the girl recently, sharing a two-hour dim sum lunch with her and her parents in Flushing.
A Bushwick man who loves sharing food with his pup, Guapo, is making dog biscuits that can be enjoyed by humans as well. Flavors like berry and mint are meant to appeal to both species.
We found five quiet, peaceful places to rest your city-addled mind for a few hours, from sculpture parks to meditation spots. Walk a Brooklyn cemetery, try tai chi in Riverdale or see Staten Island's version of a Tibetan monastery.