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Why Do Some Parks Suffer? It’s Complicated
Sheridan Foes Hope to Fix Road They Couldn't Kill
Court Battle Over Brooklyn Compost Site
Brooklyn Pantries Brace for Food-Aid Cuts
Red Cross Defends Sandy Record, Gives to Brooklyn Recovery
Interfaith Hospital Running Out of Cash as Merger Stalls
Bushwick's Struggles With Asthma: What's Poverty's Role?
FreshDirect Job Vows: At Odds with Environmental Claims?
Report Sees Widespread Mold After Sandy
City Aims for Better Dental Health, Without a Dentist
Deadline Nears For Superstorm Victims
Push to Address Possible Danger in Smoke Detectors
40 Percent of Sheepshead Firms Still Shut Post-Sandy
Debate over Size of Brooklyn's Rat Problem, What to do About it
Canarsie Braces for Foreclosure Wave After Sandy
Dueling Prescriptions for Brooklyn's Hospitals
Undocumented Immigrants Still In Post-Storm Limbo
D-Day for LICH Hospital
Federal Cuts Hit HIV Work in Brooklyn
As Sandy Relief Efforts Fade, Crisis Far From Over
City Limits' investigative reporting covers health and public health, parks and green spaces, and environmental justice.
A year ago, filmmaker Karla Ann Cote met John and Veronica Petersen amid the ruins of the their home on the south shore of Staten Island. A year later, she went back to see what life is like a year after Sandy.
Beyond the shutdown, and besides the debt-ceiling deadline, another date approaches for cuts to the Food Stamp program on which some 1.9 million New Yorkers depend.
The project plans to target neighborhoods next to the areas it's already serving. Some would rather it target a clientele that's more diverse, and less affluent, than the current ridership.
A coalition of community and labor groups responded to Mayor Bloomberg's infrastructure plan.
There are 468 stations in the New York City subway system. Only 78 are wheelchair accessible.
New York is graying. What should the next mayor do about it?
Some 60 percent were still closed four or five months after the storm, thanks to long-standing challenges of economics and geography that hampered an already difficult recovery.
Congratulations to our two Ippies honorees, Ruth Ford and Batya Ungar-Sargon.
A coalition of environmental and community groups has put together their wish-list for how New York City, the Empire and Garden states and the federal government should implement the lessons of Sandy.
And it affected more renters than homeowners, and a disproportionately high number of low-income people.
If you're in New York City as you read this, chances are you're being heated by oil that includes biodiesel. Soon, all city vehicles—and maybe private ones, too—might be mandated to use the same fuel.
One hundred seventy-nine Republicans and a lone Democrat did.
Just minutes before we arrived, an elderly woman living on the second floor tumbled down the stairs, back first, after tripping over her cane while bringing groceries into her apartment.
Not much rain is expected, but high winds will hit hurricane-weakened trees and push seawater toward areas eroded by Sandy.
In 2008 the city solicited designs for temporary housing for 38,000 households uprooted from a coastal neighborhood by hurricane flooding. Now New York may confront a very similar, and very real, scenario.
Dozens of polling sites across the boroughs have been relocated.
Send us your pictures of how the aftermath of Sandy looked in your neighborhood.
When you think cities and hurricanes, Miami gets the college football team and New Orleans the mixed drink, but New York City is considered unusually vulnerable.
With a grant from the New York Community Trust, our 36-year archive is now digital (and fully accessible for free) online.
The EPA program is dogged by funding shortages and a lack of oversight that puts lower-income communities at a disadvantage in obtaining federal support, an investigation found.
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An assemblyman reveals the results of an investigation into how our current electricity rates compare to those we'd have paid before the Pataki administration's deregulation of the power market.
It's that time of year again: The period when many of us make donations to help the hungry. This year, with food programs slashed and more reductions on the way, New Yorkers need to get more active in the fight against hunger.
The lessons of New York City’s water supply system are instructive as the city addresses the equally profound challenge of adapting to climate change.
Advocates in the Brooklyn neighborhood say they are beginning to see a neighborhood transform before their eyes into a healthier place to live, work and play.
From food stamps to food jobs, New York City has an opportunity the nation's true leader on food issues.
Report says NYPD tactics and attitudes unjustly target blacks, Latinos, gays, transgender people, vendors and sex workers.
A report by Franklin Romeo and Jennifer Ching of (Queens Legal Services and Legal Services NYC) explores foreclosure risks in neighborhoods hit hard by Sandy and finds that some of the steps taken by banks in the wake of the storm "[create] a situation where a homeowner is likely to fall into a mortgage delinquency."