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This summer, We the Commuters will be dedicating several weeks at a time to a single commuting topic, starting with the most frequently-raised issues in our commuting survey. First up: biking in the city. We’ll talk about best practices, the re...

  Several hundred anti-Trump protesters converged on Foley Square in Lower Manhattan on Saturday as part of a nationwide day of action calling for the president's impeachment. [ more › ]...

On Friday night, there was an event in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising, with announced performances from Sara Bareilles, Lea DeLaria, Gavin Creel, Vincint, and "surprise guests." One of those surprise guests turned out to...

A 29-year-old police officer shot himself behind the 121st Precinct on Staten Island on Friday afternoon. The officer was pronounced dead at the scene, making it the third death of a police officer by suicide in 10 days. [ more › ]...

The as-yet-unsinkable LED billboard barge that appeared off the coast of Manhattan last year—since earning near universal condemnation from waterfront-loving New Yorkers—may soon find itself the target of a statewide ban. [ more › ]...

  The second annual High Line Hat Party turned the elevated urban park into a runway on Thursday night, with hundreds of people showing off their imaginative head gear. [ more › ]...

The MTA is investigating an off-duty bus driver who was allegedly driving drunk this morning when he nearly collided with a cyclist in Fort Greene. [ more › ]...