A 13-year-old had his $250 Nike Foamposites stolen by a thief who offered to buy the shoes, police said.
Liberty Island was closed last year after Hurricane Sandy damaged the island's facilities, officials say.
Local partiers are abandoning blocks that draw Manhattan and New Jersey "weekenders" and tourists.
Williamsburg has the most apartments under $200 listed on Airbnb, and is second overall to Midtown.
A man charged with beating a stranger with a hammer lied about his identity, prosecutors said.
John Yoos, 43, attacked Spanish tourist Hugo Alejandre with a hammer in City Hall Park, police said
John Yoos, 43, was charged with attempted murder for a viciously attacking a tourist with a hammer
John Yoos, 43, attacked Spanish tourist Hugo Alejandre with a hammer in City Hall Park, police said.
Virginia tourist Ian Burnet's MetroCard was swiped at 145th and Broadway on Dec. 30.
Police said Meredith Graves did not have cocaine on her during a gun bust at the 9/11 Memorial.
The series of five historic buildings depicted on 40 banners was unveiled Thursday.
Community Board 5's Parks Committee voted unanimously in favor of an artist's bid to dress the George Washington Statue in Union Square in tourist gear.
The soon-to-open September 11th Memorial won't have any bathrooms when it opens, according to reports.
The city plans to launch the campaign June 1, just months before the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Police arrested the man after allegedly recovering a gun from his wife's purse.
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