Hunts Point »

Free WiFi Coming to Parts of Hunts Point to Help Stop Local 'Brain Drain'

From Hunts Point Avenue to Irvine Streets, organizers want to encourage startups to set up shop locally.

Williamsburg »

Man Steals iPhone From Woman Pushing Baby Stroller, Police Say

A woman walking her dog while pushing a baby stroller had her iPhone stolen.

Greenpoint »

Cab Sharing App Launches Early to Help Amid G Train Shutdown

The Cab With Me app helps people who need a ride meet up and share a cab, Uber or Lyft.

Flatiron »

Designer Vivienne Tam Wants Your Help to Find Her Next Runway Model

Tam is sifting through a raft of online candidates to find a model for her spring fashion week show.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Celebrate Hubble Space Telescope's 25th Birthday at Intrepid Museum

The museum will pay tribute to the Hubble with an exhibit opening in October.

Corona »

Make a Shelter from Chopsticks and Tinfoil at Science Museum Design Lab

The Design Lab is made up of five spaces that let kids create and build their own pieces of art

East Williamsburg »

New Site Lets Retailers Promote Their Public Toilets

Web-based app WeeWeeFree wants to convince retailers to open their bathrooms for "restroom hours."

New Springville »

Google Earth Says There are Gas Leaks all Over Staten Island

The maps show the borough has an average of one leak every mile.

Midtown »

5 Ways to Green Your Building and Get Money to Do It

Experts share tips on how to make your building more energy efficient, without spending lots of money.

Elmhurst »

NYPD Precinct Commanders Can Say Whatever They Want on Twitter (Mostly)

Deputy Inspector Ronald Leyson from the 110 Precinct hopes to share the good work of his officers.

Corona »

Girls Scouts Learn Video Game Programming to Tackle Male-Dominated Field

The weeklong program was held at the New York Hall of Science by the Girl Scouts.

West Village »

Find a Date for Your Dog Using New Tinder-Style App

DoggyBnB allows dog owners to set up play dates and find someone to care for their pet.

Port Morris »

150 Jobs Coming to South Bronx at Software Testing Center

The center is a partnership between the companies Per Scholas and Manhattan-based Doran Jones.

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