Members of the public can now view the top submissions to "Aim for the Sky: Competition to Re-Imagine the Buffalo Skyway Corridor," which challenged the nation's top urban designers, economists, planners and architects to reimagine the four-mile stretch of lakefront.
The New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding 14 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places, which would make them eligible for preservation programs and grant funds.
The second span of the Kosciuszko Bridge will open to traffic before rush hour early on Thursday morning, carrying commuters from Queens into Brooklyn four years ahead of schedule. The state has already partnered with a Brooklyn park conservancy to turn a seven-mile stretch of land underneath the new bridge in Greenpoint into a multi-purpose public park and cultural center.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation this week significantly strengthening state anti-discrimination and sexual harassment laws — legislation primarily propelled by a group of former legislative aides in New York state government who were victimized by powerful politicians, state officials or high-ranking staff.
The replica Lion of Mosul, which can be viewed online , was modelled from crowd-sourced photos taken by Mosul Museum visitors in happier times and 3-D printed as part of Google's digital arts and culture project.
It's going on display at London's Imperial War Museum in an exhibition that looks at how war devastates societies' cultural fabric — and at the ingenious and often heroic steps taken to preserve it.
As many as four million people are expected to visit New York City this weekend for the annual NYC Pride March and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall uprising, and NYPD has announced route changes and security measures in place for Sunday's events.
In the last days of the 2019 legislative session, state lawmakers passed a law that would close a legal defense loophole by which defendants accused of murder could attempt to justify their actions to a jury by claiming that discovering that the victim was gay or trans caused them “extreme emotional disturbance.” Another would require gender-neutral bathrooms in state-owned or -operated buildings.
Exasperated by tourists who frolic in Rome's public fountains, vandalize its monuments and treat its landmarks as their own personal living rooms, the city famous for its artistic heritage and easy-going lifestyle has had enough.
It’s doubtful whether progressive state Democrats will be able to legalize recreational marijuana before the legislative session ends on June 19, but lawmakers filed a multi-faceted amendment last week in an eleventh hour push to make the proposed bill more palatable to the governor and wary Senate colleagues.