Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned residents to remain indoors through Sunday afternoon to avoid injury from flying debris.
Some East Villagers prepared to leave while others stocked up on food and alcohol.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the NYPD Thursday against charges that its counter-terrorism efforts violate Muslims’ civil rights.
Battery Park City is one of the most flood-prone neighborhoods in the city. Residents and business owners are taking precautions in advance of Hurricane Irene.
Muslim leaders charged Wednesday that counter-terrorism tactics allegedly used by the NYPD violated their civil rights.
The mayor and Gov. David Paterson had asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to bar the 1.7 million New Yorkers who rely on food stamps from using them to buy sugary drinks.
Hundreds of Parks Department workers avoided layoffs this week, opting instead for a voluntary attrition program that would have them work 6 months out of the year.
The Black Eyed Peas will hold their Concert 4 NYC in Central Park on Sept. 30, after an earlier date was rained out.
The city on Friday launched a pilot program to provide job training to domestic violence victims. The program may be expanded upon its success.
A former social worker hopes to open an employee-owned co-op selling organic vegetables on 128th Street.
Throngs of New York's political elite turned out for the music-filled funeral of former Gov. Hugh Carey at St. Patrick's Cathedral Thursday.
Mayor Bloomberg called on people to stand by President Obama on ABC's Good Morning America Wednesday morning despite a nation embroiled in "blame culture."
Mayor Bloomberg's ramped-up personal donations to public programs are a cause of concern for some.
The $127 million "Young Men's Initiative" is intended to help close the achievement gap between black and Latino young men and their white peers.
Six donations of $250,000, including one from Mayor Bloomberg, were collected to restore next January's Regents exams, which had been cut by the state.
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