Queens residents driven from their homes by a clogged sewer line demanded answers Sunday from city officials who said they weren’t sure when the problem would be fixed. A jam in a sewer line serving 300 homes in a swath of South Jamaica just north of Kennedy Airport backed up …
Say this about the thousands of “America’s Got Talent” hopefuls gathered lined up outside the Javits Center: None lacked for confidence. Talent? That’s a matter of opinion. A cornucopia of show biz wannabes gathered Saturday for an open audition as the NBC show heads into its 15th season, with more …
Five Star service, it ain’t. A Bronx-based affordable housing provider whose lax oversight prompted Gov. Cuomo to launch a probe into one of its buildings runs several other properties residents say are vermin infested and equally atrocious. Jessica Brothers, a mother of three who lives in a Webster Ave. building …
Gov. Cuomo ordered an investigation Saturday of a government-subsidized Bronx building after the Daily News exclusively reported complaints of bedbugs and drug dealers — and management that couldn’t care less. Read the story in the NY Daily News
In 2016, dads were nearly one out of five stay-at-home parents in the U.S., according to Pew. While rising childcare costs and women out-earning their spouses are big factors, many dads are at home because they want to be. Written for amNY.
The challenge of eradicating the forced sex work industry in a city that is already a major hub for human trafficking has turned political in Queens. Written for amNY.
Old First Reformed Church, a national historic landmark in Park Slope, is reopening with a public concert on Sunday, nearly eight years after the sanctuary ceiling collapsed. Written for amNY.
The fifth annual festival draws “nerdy” burlesque performers from across the country. Written for amNY.
A violin program is rare in East New York, where one in four residents live below the poverty line — twice the national average. Written for amNY.
Local environmental groups are intensifying their two-year-long fight to stop a controversial pipeline carrying fracked gas that they say will threaten marine life in New York Harbor. Written for amNY.