High Line Park was once called “Death Avenue.”
Shoshana Roberts was taped walking through New York City for a day and captured all of the comments men made to her. “Somebody’s acknowledging you for being beautiful… you should say ‘thank you’ more!”
Your pace or mine? Watch the marathon this Sunday, Nov. 2!
It doesn’t matter where you actually live, because either city is a state of mind.
Photographer Arlene Gottfried has been a longtime resident of New York City and has since captured its gritty likeness in beautiful black and white. Mildly NSFW, as much of New York in the ’70s was.
Ebola-stricken Texas nurse Amber Vinson was discharged from the hospital Tuesday. Meanwhile, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took to the airwaves to defend his quarantine policy, which health officials have criticized.
I visited NYC for the FIRST TIME EVER last week. This is what I learned.
A 5-year-old boy who recently returned from Ebola-stricken Guinea tests negative for the virus but will remain in isolation pending further test results. Follow the latest developments here with BuzzFeed News.
A healthy nurse is stuck in quarantine, and has hired a civil rights lawyer. Chris Christie continues to stand by his decision, while Andrew Cuomo has distanced New York’s policies from New Jersey’s and brought them closer in line with federal regulations. UPDATE: Christie has relented and will release nurse Kaci Hickox from quarantine.
Photographer Ryan Pfluger visits the parks of New York City and asks strangers to sit for a portrait. The results are absolutely stunning.
No one can afford to live in Manhattan. We get it.
The latest from BuzzFeed News on the confirmed Ebola case in New York City and the response to the virus in the U.S.
Police say the man who attacked a group of officers Thursday in Queens was “self-radicalized” and acted alone. The two officers injured in the attack remained hospitalized Friday.
Dr. Craig Allen Spencer, 33, had been working with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea. He returned home to New York on Oct. 17.
The most arrests happen in poor neighborhoods and to young black or Latino men. A new report by the Drug Policy Alliance shows that Mayor Bill de Blasio has not been able to reduce race and class disparities in enforcing drug laws.
A new city program offers to pay rent for homeless families — but domestic violence survivors who have full-time jobs aren’t eligible.
Because you’re going to miss all these things.
Beacons can push you ads — and help track your every move. Update: Hours after BuzzFeed News exposed the devices, the city ordered the removal of the devices.
Don’t wanna be a part of it, New York, New Yoooork.
Photojournalist Stephen Shames photographed a group of boys coming of age in New York City’s northernmost borough. From Shames’ gritty new book, Bronx Boys. WARNING: These images may be disturbing to some readers.
Spoiler: It’s “too damn high.”
“Whatever you may think about the politics — to leave a child vulnerable like that and put in a situation that could lead to their death is unacceptable,” City Council Speaker Melissa-Mark Viverito tells BuzzFeed News.
Family is family even when stretched across 3,000 miles and visas.
Crowds gathered in downtown Manhattan on Monday to stage a protest to draw attention to climate change. Sunday’s march in New York drew hundreds of thousands of people and was one of 2,646 events in 156 countries calling for action.
Live from the handlebars.
On the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, people across the country paid respects to those who were lost.