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BookCourt, one of the city's loveliest independent bookstores, will close after 35 years on Court Street. Owners Henry Zook and Mary Gannett confirmed the closure this morning, announcing in a statement that they'll be retiring from bookselling after...

A package of legislation that could significantly reshape the terms of employment for workers in New York's retail and fast food industries will be introduced in the City Council later this morning, the latest sign of the growing political clout of t...

Monk's Meats, the vegan operation that's taking the meat out of BBQ, has announced the opening of a forthcoming vegan "butcher" shop opening in Bed-Stuy next spring. The "vegetarian butcher shop and delicatessen" completed a successful Kickstarter ca...

Two Staten Island Republican state legislators are suing the city to stop Mayor de Blasio from deleting records from the IDNYC program that could be used by incoming President-elect Donald Trump to follow through on his mass deportation pledges. The...

Authorities charged Lillian Maduro, a 49-year-old Bronx resident, with second-degree robbery and assault for the September 27th incident. Police say that Maduro tried to take victim Gina Zuckerman's duffle bag from the cart near 5th Avenue and 12th S...

An off-duty Muslim MTA employee was assaulted and harassed yesterday by a man at Grand Central who allegedly called her a "terrorist." Soha Salama, 45, was pushed down a flight of stairs by a man who she says shouted the Islamophobic slurs at her. In...

Seth Meyers returned from his extended Thanksgiving break last night and jumped right back into the swing of things with a new Closer Look segment focusing on some of the highlights of Donald Trump's last week, including false claims of voter fraud,...