Surfers, the City and a business team up for a second year of turning a landscape "brick" into a "sponge" to absorb water, filter pollution and create beautiful wildlife habitat.
The highly anticipated Ponce City Market, which planned to open this past April, has pushed its debut date to August with stalls continuing to open until early 2016. As of now, the food hall tenants include Bellina, Dancing Goats Coffee...Show More Summary
NYC Neighborhood Libraries_groupLibrary leaders, staff, friends, and council members gathered May 20 in a grand celebration atop New York City’s Hearst Tower to for the second NYC Neighborhood Library Awards. This year, the Charles H. Show More Summary
Sky Blue, Western NY and Houston all try to win a second game, while Boston and Washington look to build on last week’s success and FC Kansas City and Chicago try to keep their unbeaten streaks alive. Seven weeks in, and there's still no clear-cut league leader. Show More Summary
Manchester City’s five-match winning run may have steered them safely into second place and secured automatic Champions League qualification for next season, but it’s fair to say it’s been a disappointing campaign. Having won a league-and-cup...Show More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Almost a year after Islamic State's shock capture of Mosul, Iraq's second city, the black flags of the jihadis have been raised over Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province to the west of Baghdad, seat of Iraq’s increasingly theoretical central government.
The iconic, Pavlovian Response-inducing sign for the upmarket burger-chain Shake Shack is up on Michigan Avenue, at the site of the city's second location. [ more › ]
From the World Heritage inscription: The city of Le Havre, on the English Channel in Normandy, was severely bombed during the Second World War. The destroyed area was rebuilt according to the plan of a team headed by Auguste Perret, from 1945 to 1964. The site forms the administrative, commercial and cultural centre of Le [...]
Traveling 102 floors in under 60 seconds, the nighttime journey up the skyscraper reflects the light outside. The floor-to-ceiling monitors recreate the construction of New York City from the 16th century to the present.
By Sylvia Westall BEIRUT, May 21 (Reuters) - Islamic State seized full control of the historic city of Palmyra in central Syria on Thursday, just days after it captured a provincial capital in neighboring Iraq, suggesting momentum is...Show More Summary
Hours after the terror group grabbed its second city in a week, Palmyra was pitch-black and silent. But residents are bracing for bloody reprisals—and the destruction of historic sites.
Thanks to her big brother, and the generosity of her community and friends, one Fountain City, Wisconsin teen recently got to experience the joys of prom -- even though she was unable to attend her own. On April 25, 18-year-old Olivia Pelley was all dressed and ready for her junior prom. Show More Summary
The movement to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour claimed a major victory on Tuesday in Los Angeles. It looks like labor advocates will get what they want in the country's second largest city. But will a minimum of $15 an hour actually be a good thing for workers? Or will their bosses find they have […]
It's the second major victory for the Islamic State within a week, this time in Syria instead of Iraq. ISIS fighters have taken control of the ancient desert city of Palmyra, reports Reuters. The city is important not only as a military target—for one thing, ISIS now controls roads...
The election of David Ryu made history -- he is the first Korean American elected to the Los Angeles City Council and just the second Asian American elected since the city was incorporated in 1850.
A Weekend in New York City – Introduction This is the second part of Exploring New York City. After spending a nice night at the Park Hyatt New York, I decided to walk down from Central Park to the tip of Manhattan island.. which took a bit over two hours. Show More Summary
New York City is the second most energy-efficient city in the country, behind only Boston, according to a new report.
Los Angeles, the country’s second most populated city, will see its minimum wage increase to $15 by 2020 after the city council voted Tuesday for the wage hike, marking a major win for labor groups and working people who have seen the...Show More Summary
Bill Murray sure made a splash as part of David Letterman‘s second to last The Late Show on Tuesday evening (May 19) in New York City. The 64-year-old comedian popped out of a cake to surprise David, who will be making his final The Late Show appearance tonight after decades on the air. Bill also [...]
Next Wednesday night, at Civic Hall in New York City at 6:30pm, CSNYC will celebrate its second anniversary. For those that don’t know, CSNYC is a non-profit dedicated to the idea that every child who goes through the NYC public school system should encounter computer science along the way, in elementary school, in middle school, […]