Recent Headlines
Williamsburg »

City Removes Veteran's War Protest Art From McCarren Park

The city removed a sculpture that Army Veteran Giovanni Gelardi said he erected for deceased military.

Williamsburg »

'Pieta' War Protest Art at McCarren Park Prohibited by City, Officials Say

A uniformed skeleton lies in the Virgin Mary's arms on a Bedford Avenue corner of the park.

Upper West Side »

Lincoln Center Musicians Protest Use of Prerecorded Music

The professional musicians' union is furious that a visiting ballet troupe is using prerecorded music.

Midtown East »

Protesters Gather at UN for Ahmadinejad Speech

Hundreds protested as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke at the UN.    

Greenwich Village »

NYU Expansion Foes Project Protests on Campus with OWS 'Illuminator'

Faculty opposed to NYU's expansion plan projected images criticizing the plan on school buildings.

Upper East Side »

Pussy Riot Verdict Sparks Protests, Arrests Outside UES Russian Consulate

Three were arrested for protesting the guilty verdict of female members of the Russian punk band.

Chinatown »

Army Pvt. Danny Chen's Supporters to Protest Sentencing in Hazing Trial

A rally will be held Saturday to protest the sentencing of Sgt. Adam Holcomb in Chen's suicide.

East Village »

'Singing Vegan Lady' Tries to Convert East Village Meat Eaters

Grace Weaver has been singing protest songs around the neighborhood for 15 years.

Union Square »

City Won't Defend Inspector Anthony Bologna in Occupy Wall Street Suit

Dep. Inspector Anthony Bologna was caught on video tape pepper-spraying Occupy Wall Street protesters.

Central Harlem »

NYCLU Calls NYPD 'Wanted' Poster of 'Professional Agitators' 'Disgusting'

The NYCLU said a flier posted in the 30th Precinct station house is a safety threat to the protesters.

Midtown East »

Doormen's Union Marks Year Anniversary of Strike at Midtown East High-Rise

32BJ members promised to escalate their fight against the landlord with protests at his other properties.

Throgs Neck »

Bronx Student Ticketed After Handing Out Flyers Protesting School Closure

Malik Ayala, 16, was issued a ticket after handing out flyers featuring a Black Panther Party icon.

Williamsburg »

Brooklyn Parents Battle After-School Program Closures

Half of Brooklyn's after-school programs will be gone by September.

Williamsburg »

Cooper Park Barbecue Grills Bring Neighbors to a Boil

Neighbors are protesting the barbecues that the Parks Department began installing this week.

Manhattan »

Occupy Wall Street Planning Major Protests and Marches for May Day

The day of rallies, marches and direct action will take place on May Day.