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This Boy Didn't Have to Die -- Will You Help Prevent Another Tragedy?

Steve Nelson | Posted 07.28.2014 | New York
Steve Nelson

Cruel and random death drains us hollow and we hope, against all rational evidence, that some muted and tolerable life will seep back in. Yes, all premature death seems unnecessary, but Cooper died from our civic negligence. We, the citizens of New York, are complicit.

Did NYPD Conduct 'Biased' Investigation Of Slain BK Bicyclist?

Posted 12.19.2011 | New York

An attorney representing the family of Mathieu Lefevre, the Williamsburg artist who was killed in October by a flatbed truck driver, has sent a letter...

It's Park(ing) Day In NYC! | John Del Signore in Arts and Events on September 16, 2011 9:08 AM | Posted 11.16.2011 | New York

Good morning! Today is Park(ing) Day (Observed). Most banks and post offices are open, but hundreds of New Yorkers across the city are using the holid...

Prospect Park Liar's Lane

Alan Singer | Posted 09.28.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

All winter the bike lane on the west side of Prospect Park in Brooklyn went unused. It was too cold. But the traffic tie-ups along the twenty-five block long Prospect Park West corridor are every day and for much of the day.

Report: Every 35 Hours A New Yorker Dies In A Traffic Crash

Posted 08.09.2011 | New York

Someone is killed in a New York City traffic accident every 35 hours, according to a new report from the advocacy group Transportation Alternatives an...

NYC Musical Events Roll Out Biker-Friendly Ammenities

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monica Klein

Rather than leave your bike chained up to a rusty green No-Parking pole, SummerStage attendants will watch your beloved fixed-gear while you take in DJ Lucho or Naganuma Dance.

"Today Show" Cast Race To Work; Al Roker Runs Into Old Teacher (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

What's the fastest way to get to Rockefeller Center? The cast of the "Today Show" raced each other to find out. Meredith Vieira took her car, Matt L...