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PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Cats

Posted 08.09.2013 | New York

Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption through the Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonprofit orga...

Photographer Gail Quagliata Documents A Dying Manhattan Icon: The Bodega

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts
Holly Cara Price

Gail Quagliata's original objective in 2009 was to find the best bodega coffee in town, and it soon took on a life of its own. Every Bodega in Manhatt...

Why the Strike Is Back

Camille Rivera | Posted 10.05.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

The purchasing power of minimum wage workers is 26 percent lower than it was in 1970, and low-wage jobs are the fastest-growing occupations in New York City, with the number of workers being paid minimum wage increasing ten-fold over the past six years.

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Pets

Posted 08.05.2013 | New York

Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonpr...

Rising Rent In The Income Inequality Capital Of The USA

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.31.2013 | New York

Inhabitants of the City That Never Sleeps may find themselves spending quite a few more evenings tossing and turning after reading a new report detail...

WATCH: Former Teacher Rips Into Weiner

Posted 07.29.2013 | New York

Things aren't going well for Anthony Weiner. He's plummeted in the polls. His campaign manager quit. And now, there's Peg Brunda. The former New Y...

Lila Shapiro

Trans City Council Candidate On Opponents: 'I Can Beat Out Their Life Story Any Day'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.28.2013 | Gay Voices

New York City's openly gay and bisexual politicians include a state senator, a United States congressman, four state Assembly members, and four city c...

Bohemian Rhapsody: Indie Band Sylvana Joyce and The Moment

Jaime Lubin | Posted 09.25.2013 | New York
Jaime Lubin

Welcome to New Bohemia. In the boozy Brooklyn atmosphere of Bar Matchless, the Kings and Queens Showcase spotlights the latest wave of East Coast indie musicians.

Despite Latest Sex Scandal, Anthony Weiner Can Still Win NYC Mayoral Election

Mario Almonte | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York
Mario Almonte

In an ironic and improbable twist, the scandal may have actually strengthened Weiner's chances of winning the mayoral race.

Anthony Weiner's Shame

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York
Lev Raphael

A psychologist I know remarked today, "When I look at Weiner, I see a guy who was probably mocked when he was a kid, maybe even beat up." And someth...

When the Right to Shelter Isn't Quite Right

Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York
Ralph da Costa Nunez, PhD

New York City has always provided for those in need. What is in question now is how to do so in an efficient, effective, and humane way, one that is fair to both those citizens truly in need and those New Yorkers who are paying the bill.

WATCH: Weiner Confirms New Sex Scandal Accusations

Posted 07.23.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner responded to new sexting allegations on Tuesday following claims from nightlife website "The Dirty" that the former congressman had eng...

Smallest Penis Contest Winner Tells All!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.25.2013 | New York

Nick Gilronan must have big you-know-whats. The 27-year-old UPS Store worker who won Brooklyn's smallest penis contest said he's proud of his puny ...

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Pets

Posted 07.21.2013 | New York

Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonpr...

A Reprieve for the Stacks

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 09.14.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

Photo @Eric Walton      This was an eventful day in the struggle to preserve the Research Division of the New York P...

NYC Mayoral Candidates on the Central Library Plan

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

The branch libraries that have been deaccessioned in recent years have been sold below market value, leaving room for speculation that their sale had more to do with real estate deals and construction contracts than with the public good.

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Pets

Posted 07.13.2013 | New York

Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonpr...

Second Lawsuit Filed Against NYPL

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 09.10.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

As has been pointed out repeatedly over the last two weeks, it's hard to imagine how service for scholars can be improved by shipping the research materials they depend on for their work across state lines.

Watch 2013 Macy's Fireworks Show In One Minute

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.08.2013 | New York

Most New Yorkers will do anything to see the fireworks on the 4th of July. Packed like sardines on the West Side Highway, they will suffer through the...

Lawsuit Filed to Save NYPL From Demolition

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

In the aftermath of last week's NY State Assembly hearing about the future of public libraries in Manhattan and Brooklyn, a group of concerned scholars has just filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing what many see as the destruction of the research library.

Saving the New York Public Library

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

It's no wonder that the NY State Assembly's Committee on Libraries and Education Technology convened for more than seven hours for the "The Sale of Public Libraries in New York City" hearing.

Sarah Harrison Smith, the New NYTBR Children's Book Editor

Monica Edinger | Posted 09.01.2013 | Books
Monica Edinger

Recognizing the importance of the youngest readers of all, Sarah is continuing the weekly online picture book reviews begun by her predecessor Pamela Paul, and paying close attention to titles from publishers small and large, near and far.

Guns Kill Three In One Night In NYC

| Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — A man was killed and his brother hurt after they got into a fight with a gunman in the first of four overnight shootings in the city...

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Pets

Posted 06.30.2013 | New York

Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City. A nonpr...

Convicted Sex Abuser: 'Today Is Not The Worst Day Of My Life'

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 06.25.2013 | Crime

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- Capturing the Friedmans, a New York prosecutor says, was the right thing to do. But convicted child molester Jesse Friedman is vowin...