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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 ...


 

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