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Tony Vaccaro, who took as many as 8,000 photographs during World War II, was one of about 50 veterans honored along with Holocaust survivors on Sunday. “I felt the world had to see it," he said.
A family doctor who lives and works in East Harlem happened upon the scene Thursday moments after Amar Diarrassouba, 6, was struck by a truck. She sent us this account.
Metropolitan Diary: A moment when borders cross and timetables are forgotten while waiting for an uptown train.
The rerelease of an album shines a spotlight on a band from the Bronx, the Ghetto Brothers, that played an important role in the evolution of hip-hop in New York.
Matthew Matagrano, a registered sex offender who had been caught posing as an Education Department official in 2004, spent over seven hours conversing and smoking with inmates, according to a criminal complaint.
View a slide show of photographs from the past week in New York City and the region. Subjects include a gun rally in Albany; a demolished home in Roxbury, Queens; and a flash mob in Times Square.
A Brooklyn artist has plastered her borough with posters carrying messages like “My name is not baby” and “Stop telling women to smile” because, she said, “These things make you feel like your body isn’t yours.”
Presented with a boombox playing a dance remix, passers-by showed their moves and were filmed for a music video. It'll take less than four minutes to check it out.
A parade that was established in Queens in 2000 to include gay groups excluded from other St. Patrick's Day parades has become ever more popular, including with elected officials and candidates.
A light-filled floor-through condominium with a private elevator, wraparound terrace and direct views of the reservoir in Central Park.
Until March 21, a pop-up restaurant at an East Village bakery will spotlight the kubbeh, a meat-filled dumpling-like staple of Iraqi Jewish cuisine seldom seen on these shores.
After Li Junyun, a Korean citizen, disappeared in Queens last week, her friends tried several times to report her missing. Ms. Li's death is now being investigated.
While some hydrants have always been red, signaling that they are fed by larger water mains, dozens more are to be installed by the end of the year.
Metropolitan Diary: A tale of competitive runners in Central Park.
A teacher at Public School 80 in Queens who also worked as a custodial helper there was issued a warning from the city's Conflicts of Interest Board.
A woman leaves a tulip-shape light on her son’s grave. It vanishes. A man is photographed in the cemetery holding a tulip-shape light. He is charged with stealing brass cemetery fixtures. But he says he did not steal the light.
On Sunday, base fares for subways and buses will increase. So how can a 30-day cardholder beat the system in the days to come?
The service between New Jersey and Lower Manhattan will return Friday, marking the first time since Hurricane Sandy that all of the system's trains are operating on a normal schedule.
Metropolitan Diary: A Harlem pastor's simple request on a recent Sunday brought home the effect of gun violence on his congregation.
Building Blocks: Two new position papers from organizations with opposing interests offer disparate answers to the question of whether any more buildings in east Midtown merit official landmark status.