Time magazine named the protester its "Person of the Year," in the wake of Occupy Wall Street.
Grammy-award winning country singer Fait Hill is no longer performing at Wednesday night's event.
The Rockefeller Center tree lighting and Obama's visit will create traffic headaches for motorists.
Lady Gaga's father, Joe Germanotta, confirmed to DNAinfo that he's opening a new restaurant in the former Vince & Eddie's space on West 68th Street, called Joanne.
A group of Uptown and Bronx community groups and leaders called on state legislators to support the Obama administration's jobs bill.
President Barack Obama expressed understanding towards the Occupy Wall Street protesters' grievances, while Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the NYPD Thursday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's girlfriend, Diana Taylor, criticized President Obama, Senator Gillibrand and the slew of Republican presidential hopefuls in an interview with the New York Observer .
Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned Friday that unless the economy improves, young people could riot on the streets.
The national and state poverty rate both rose in 2010 amid concerns over a lack of job creation.
Well-known sidewalk artist Hani Shihada was recently commissioned to paint portraits of Margaret Thatcher and other political figures.
The National September 11 Memorial opened Monday, welcoming victims' families and survivors.
The city marked the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 with a solemn ceremony at the flourishing World Trade Center site.
James Taylor and Paul Simon are expected to perform at Sunday's 9/11 memorial ceremony, City Hall announced Friday.
More than a dozen streets will be closed to traffic on Sept. 11, 2011.
President Obama's visit to a pricey campaign fundraiser at Harvey Weinstein's home in the West Village is expected to disrupt traffic.
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