Gulliver’s Gate -- an elaborate, miniature world just two blocks from New York City’s Times Square -- features 300 scenes from around the world scaled down to one-87th their real life proportions.
By Julia Griffin
The Hudson River dumps 300 million microfibers into the Atlantic Ocean each day, according to a new study. Invisible to the naked eye, these fibers can cause health problems for animals and humans.
By Teresa L. Carey
Oysters were once abundant in New York City, but decades of over-harvesting and pollution led to their near-extinction there. Now, an education initiative called the Billion Oyster Project teaches public school students how to help bring them back to the…
By Laura Fong
On Thursday morning, hundreds of young people of color received an urgent message: they couldn’t afford not to be leaders in the fight against climate change.
By Jenna Gray
By David Coles
On July 13, 1977, a massive electricity outage plunged all of New York City into darkness. PBS NewsHour's David Coles was working as a bartender in Greenwhich Village that day and shares his memories of those 25 hours.
By Corinne Segal
Local artists in a Brooklyn neighborhood are contributing to a public art project aimed at helping kids learn the alphabet.
Sheila Abdus-Salaam, an associate judge for the New York Court of Appeals, was the first black woman and Muslim to serve as a judge on New York's highest court.
By PBS NewsHour
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has endorsed a proposal to shut down Rikers Island jail complex that holds 7,500 inmates. The facility, notorious for violence at the hands of guards and among inmates, has been the subject of…
Authorities arrested and charged a white Baltimore resident on suspicion of murder after he admitted to killing Timothy Caughman, a 66-year-old black man, in New York, police officials said this week.
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