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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 Public Library at 42nd Street fro...

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...

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Pets

Posted 06.24.2013 | 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...

Rancid Bring Out The Wolves In 20th Anniversary Celebration

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.24.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Twenty years for anything is a long time, 20 years for a band can feel like a lifetime, but for California punk legends, Rancid, it is more than that, it is family, love, and a united brotherhood.

How Those Names Get On Your Ballot

Ariel Chesler | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York
Ariel Chesler

Candidates know about it. Election lawyers know about it. Political insiders do too. Yet, I've learned over the past few years that in this otherwise politically savvy town, ballot access still remains foreign to many.

9-Year-Old Girls Shot, NYPD Looking For Teen Suspect

| Posted 08.16.2013 | New York

By Jess Wisloski KINGSBRIDGE -- A 9-year-old girl was struck by a stray bullet on Friday night and police released a photo of a young man wanted i...

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Pets

Posted 06.15.2013 | 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...

Really The Safest Big City In The Country?

Newsday | Anthony M. Destefano | Posted 08.14.2013 | New York

The latest FBI crime statistics for 2012 give New York City a mixed view, showing that it has the second lowest murder rate among major U.S. cities bu...

WATCH: Mom's Quick Reaction Saves Baby From Car Wreck

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.12.2013 | New York

A 17-year-old mother's swift action may have saved her baby from being crushed by an out-of-control car, video footage shows. Alondra Gervacio was ...

PHOTOS: NYC Orthodox Community Protests Israeli Bill

Newsday | Emily Ngo | Posted 08.10.2013 | New York

Tens of thousands of members of ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities Sunday flooded lower Manhattan's Foley Square to protest Israeli legislation that th...

I Knew Something Was Very Wrong

Aidan Donnelley Rowley | Posted 08.04.2013 | Parents
Aidan Donnelley Rowley

Three years old. That's how old the little girl was. She was walking to school with her grandmother when an SUV jumped the curb and hit them.

PHOTOS: Adopt These Adorable NYC Pets

Posted 06.03.2013 | 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...