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New York City area statistics include the five boroughs and Long Island. While data shows President Donald Trump's first year in office saw a spike in immigration enforcement, the increase is minor compared to a couple of years in former President Barack Obama's administration. From 2009 to 2016, more ...
More than any other borough in New York City, Staten Island is a community unto itself. Partly, this is the result of its geography and relatively limited connections to the rest of the city, with a bridge to Brooklyn and a ferry to Manhattan, and no link by subway. Part of it is due to its history as a neglected part of ...

He is the son of former New York City Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano. “For him to be assigned to Borough Park, where you have an incredible number of Holocaust survivors, is an insult to our community,” Orthodox Jewish New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind told the Post. “Put him somewhere else.”.
Average Housing cost and incomes by NYC borough” report mapped how average housing costs in the city stack up against average income levels across the five boroughs. ... The study went on to show that on average, Brooklyn renters and buyers earn less than the New York City median income.
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and recently appointed NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza toured P.S. 359 on Monday, April 9. BP Diaz, Chancellor Carranza At P.S. 359. Enlarge this image. Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.'s Office. Borough President Diaz (r) and NYC ...
Here's some good news for New York City apartment hunters: Manhattan rents dropped 3.8% in March from a year earlier, the most since 2011. The news is even better for tenants looking in Brooklyn and northwest Queens. Rents dropped 6.3% and 6.4%, respectively, and landlords offered so many ...

The bill calls for the Council and the mayor to each appoint four members of the commission, with one additional member each being appointed by the borough presidents, the public advocate and the comptroller. In contrast, the mayor has said that he alone will appoint the commission that he plans to ...
This weekend, from March 10 – 11, coffee and tea enthusiasts from all over the world will gather at the Brooklyn EXPO Center for the much anticipated 13th Annual Coffee & Tea Festival NYC. Among the more than 75 exhibitors sharing their brews with the public, one business in particular will be repping ...
5 Chamber Alliance Recognizes Outstanding NYC Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises Recognizing outstanding New York City Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises, the 5 Chamber Alliance, which consists of each borough Chamber of Commerce, held an awards ceremony at ...
7 Things to Do With Your Kids in NYC This Weekend ... Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ... 'MAMMOTH FOLLIES' at Borough of Manhattan Community College TriBeCa Performing Arts Center (March 10, 1:30 p.m.).
New York City schools are among the most segregated in the country, a problem that a growing number of grassroots advocates have pushed the mayor to address. But there are already concerns about how inclusive the conversation will really be. David Kirkland, a member of the advisory group, pointed ...
“Don't judge me,” says Amy Schumer's character in the 2015 comedy "Trainwreck," after a one-night stand. She wasn't talking about the hookup. She was referring to waking up on Staten Island, the New York City borough that inspires—by far—the least respect and the most punchlines. This, after all, was ...
Lawmakers in Albany cannot end this session without guaranteed lockbox funding to rebuild the subways. As riders and outer-borough leaders, we're open to congestion pricing in Manhattan as part of that solution. But if we charge everyone driving into Manhattan below 60th Street, what would commuters ...
Former borough president Adolfo Carrion (l) met with Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. prior to Diaz delivering his State of the Borough Address. ... received rounds of applause, and verbal support from the audience, his closing remarks were not just intended at Bronxites, but all New York City residents.
There will be heavy rain — an estimated two to three inches — and some snow mixed in, but the biggest concern for New York City and Long Island will be the ... A former high-ranking police chief pleaded guilty to using police resources for the benefit of mayoral donors and residents of Borough Park.
Brooklyn's own Restaurant Week is a great excuse to find some deep cuts in the borough's hotter than ever restaurant scene. At $28 for three-course prix fixe dinners, $15 two-course lunches and $12 weekend brunch, the prices during Dine in Brooklyn are much better than the broader NYC Restaurant ...
The Crash Mapper reboot was developed in conjunction with Greeninfo Network and CARTO with funding help from Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and the City Council speaker's office. Like before, it allows users to draw custom areas on the map and analyze those sections using any of the ...

Martyna Majok (“Cost of Living,” “Ironbound”) writes plays that explore constraint, responsibility and the difficult business of being human. In this new drama, directed by Danya Taymor, female immigrants old and young cram together in a basement apartment in the titular borough. 212-239-6200, lct.org.
With the photographer Clay Williams, he's put his knowledge of his home borough to paper in The World's Borough: 111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss. On March 5, DiStefano and Williams will talk about the book and borough at drop by Brooklyn bakery Butter & Scotch, which will serve a ...
Three Muslim women have each reached a $60,000 settlement with New York City after they were forced to remove their hijabs to be photographed while ... school student detained on a harassment complaint was told to remove her head scarf to be photographed at a central booking center in the borough.
Apartment site RentHop analyzed NYC apartments to find how far from the subway New Yorkers need to live to find cheap rent. In Brooklyn ... New York City's other two boroughs, Staten Island and the Bronx, were omitted (as usual — although in this case, their sample sizes were too small to provide conclusive information).
Visitors can vote for favorites, and, on March 15, there will be a final competition among the boroughs for a popular winner, as well as a winner determined by professional judges. Admission is free. Food will be sold, and beer is $8 for a full pour and $12 for a flight of five (one from each borough): Winter ...
The South Bronx is the birthplace of Hip-Hop, and it's the home of the Bronx Zoo. Now, Rap Legends Grandmaster Caz and Melle Mel have brought the two concepts together for the first time in an original track titled, "Animals & MC's." The song is inspired by an educational mission they're a part of at the ...
Staten Island, New York, Studio Meets Growing Demand. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#amazinglashes--Amazing Lash Studio, franchisor of the nation's leading eyelash. extension studios, announced today their newest studio opening in Staten. Island, New York. The studio is owned and ...
The days of the $300 million, multi-borough portfolio deal – that firms such as Douglas Eisenberg's A&E Real Estate Holdings, Heller Realty and Peter ... Last year, Silvershore Properties unloaded onto the market 57 rent-stabilized buildings, more than half of the firm's New York City holdings. In New York ...
A total 55 percent of Queens residents surveyed felt that New York City as a whole was unaffordable, which was also the highest out of the five boroughs. StreetEasy attributed residents' “negative perceptions” toward the city's affordability to the high cost of homes on the marketplace. Median asking rents ...
It's Friday night and dozens of people are hanging out in a Sunset Park warehouse where, not long ago, abandoned railroad tracks ran through the middle of the ghost of a steel manufacturing plant. The exposed brick walls and heavy timber beams hold up ceilings where the skylights used to be fenced in ...
It turns out 11 of New York State's safest school districts are in New York City, according to Niche.com's rankings. The education website ... Staten Island's city-run schools are the safest in the city, Niche found — District 31, which encompasses the entire borough, ranks fourth in the state. The Orchard Park ...
In New York City, where ethnic neighborhoods are the spices that season this gloriously multicultural city, dumplings come in an astounding variety of forms: they can be stuffed with meat, veggies, cheese and even noodles; ... Here are our delicious (at least we think so) picks for the trendsetting borough :.
Visitors can vote for favorites, and, on March 15, there will be a final competition among the boroughs for a popular winner, as well as a winner determined by professional judges. Admission is free. Food will be sold, and beer is $8 for a full pour and $12 for a flight of five (one from each borough): Winter ...
New York City officials announced Wednesday an agreement to move forward with the closing of Rikers Island and create a borough-based jail system, which will include new facilities. City officials identified four sites to hold new, modified or renovated facilities: Manhattan Detention Center, Brooklyn ...
... finds that Brooklyn residents working in the healthcare sector — the borough's largest industry — have among the worst transit commutes in New York City. ... of the Center for an Urban Future, an independent think tank that focuses on expanding economic opportunity and growing the economy in NYC.
NYC High School Graduation Rate Hits Record High ... NEW YORK, NY — Nearly three quarters of New York City high schoolers graduated high school on time last year, setting a new record, city officials announced ... Graduation rates improved across every ethnic group and in every borough. But some ...
While not as dilapidated as contaminated sites in Jersey, unimproved sites in the outer boroughs of New York City are also looking attractive to some real estate firms. Last October, 60 Guilders partnered with ASB Real Estate Investments to acquire two warehouses totaling 209,000 s/fin Sunset Park, ...
In January, a Long Island Rail Road train crashed at the Atlantic Terminal in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, injuring 108 people. Both engineers suffered from sleep apnea, which is characterized by shallow or interrupted breathing during sleep and can leave sufferers fatigued. The trains were ...
The Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center is excited to recognize the politicians who are working to make NYC a model for smart, fair food ... the Family Friendly Brooklyn initiative by creating a lactation room in Brooklyn Borough Hall that is open to the public; introduced a New York City Council ...
... the New York City borough that's located just east of Manhattan and connected by the famous Brooklyn Bridge (among other bridges and modes of transportation). The new building will be situated on the corner of Willoughby Street and Flatbush Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn (for those familiar with NYC, ...
The New York City investment sales market appears to be rebounding in the first quarter of 2018 in terms of volume and the number of transactions. Prime outer-borough locations will likely capture more demand from institutional and international investors in 2018 compared to previous years as an array of ...
... investment plays in New York City would throw up a building in Williamsburg, Long Island City or Bushwick and watch the buyers and renters flood in. But those neighborhoods have now largely topped out, sending investors on the hunt for the next corner of the five boroughs that is ripe for opportunity.
The woman found dead on a Brooklyn sidewalk after authorities responded to a 911 call about an assault has been identified as a 23-year-old resident of another New York City borough, authorities said Friday. Cops found the body of Taina Lacend, of the Bronx, on the pavement outside an Olean Street ...
A new study of mothers in New York City found that black mothers are 12 times more likely to die than white mothers and that racism kills. And that racism .... This is in a triangle that has—in Brooklyn, which is a borough in New York City, which has one of the highest rates of birth complications. One of the ...
The borough had seen six consecutive quarters of sales growth before this drop. Although Brooklyn prices were up year over year, they were down from the third quarter of 2017, when the median hit $790,000. Meanwhile, home prices in Queens rose slightly from the median of $550,000 during third ...
While the results contained in this survey are primarily applicable to families living in the NYC borough of Brooklyn, this data represents the best third-party evidence of nanny pay in the tri-state area that we have seen. At the same time, a grain of salt should be used when interpreting these results, since our ...
Between the racks of canned beans and rolls of toilet paper in a bodega in Borough Park, Brooklyn, a staircase hides beside the shelves. It leads to a cavern where, for the past 14 years, the bodega owner has quietly housed scores of homeless men, some with violent pasts and mental illness. He takes ...
THE BROOKLYN BOROUGH OF NEW YORK CITY, NY - DECEMBER 01: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks on stage at World AIDS Day 2017 at Kings Theatre on December 1, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works, Inc. ).
According to the report, there were 3,306 NYC homes scheduled for foreclosure auction in 2017, a 58% increase from 2,086 homes that were scheduled for ... According to PropertyShark's report, foreclosures increased in almost every borough of New York City, with the exception of Manhattan, where ...
The carousels of New York City: NYC's five boroughs are home to about a dozen carousels or merry-go-rounds, including this one in Forest Park, Queens. ... "New York City has long been a carousel 'headquarters' and Coney Island was sort of that headquarters in Brooklyn," according to Christopher ...
Foreclosures have been on the rise across New York City for a while now but in 2017, the number of cases hit its highest peak in eight years. ... auctions rose drastically from 898 in 2016 to 1,260 in 2017, with Canarsie and East New York logging the highest number of foreclosures within the borough.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday that he has appointed or reappointed 26 judges to the New York City family, Criminal and Civil courts. ... For many of these judges, it is too soon to say exactly which borough in the city they will end up, but at least three of the judges will be in Brooklyn as judges ...
As an alternative, use the nearby Borough Hall and Nevins St 4/5. Transfer at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr for N/Q/R trains for service to Manhattan. In Manhattan, downtown 2/3 trains will be rerouted. 2 trains will run between the Bronx and South Ferry, making local stops between 34 St-Penn Station and South ...


 

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