Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr will be added to the city's public school holiday calendar, the mayor said.
The suspect begged the clerk not to report him because he said they were both Muslim.
A religious community on West 29th Street is grappling with how best to deal with the panhandlers.
Cops labeled city mosques as terrorist groups to broaden their surveillance powers, the AP reported.
About 200 contestants will compete for titles at this weekend's Miss New York USA Pageant.
Bashir Ahmad, 57, said he wants to ask his attacker why he hates Muslims.
The victim was attacked outside Masijid-Saaliheen Mosque at 72-55 Kissena Blvd.
Horus Too in Hell's Kitchen hired civil-rights lawyer Lamis Deek to defend it against complaints.
Canarsie native Sadam Ali, 23, will fight Franklin Gonzalez in Bay Ridge on Saturday night.
Muslim students at NYU, Columbia and City College spoke out against NYPD monitoring.
Mayor Bloomberg defended the NYPD's actions, including following Muslim students on rafting trips.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said police who allowed the video displayed "terrible judgment."
NYPD used the film in training, despite strained relations between the Muslim community and police.
The Turkish Cultural Center and City Harvest will donate halal meat to shelters throughout the city.
Cab drivers double and triple park to attend prayers at a Riverside Drive mosque.
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