(NEW YORK) -- New York City plans to open humanitarian relief centers for asylum seekers coming from Texas and states along the southern border, Mayor Eric Adams announced Thursday. The Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Centers will offer aid to individual and family asylum seekers... Read More.
Elvis Costello has announced plans for a unique, 10-night stand dubbed 100 Songs and More that will take place from February 9 to February 23 at New York City's Gramercy Theatre. Costello will perform a completely different set each night and will play more than... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An asylum seeker in New York City died by suicide in a city shelter on Sunday, according to Mayor Eric Adams. "The thousands of asylum seekers we have seen arrive in our city came to this country seeking a better life. Sadly... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The New York City Parks Department has again rejected calls by members of the city council to terminate the Trump Organization's license to operate a city-owned golf course in the Bronx. Council members on Thursday called for the "immediate termination" of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City is "reassessing" longstanding procedures that stem from a law requiring the city to shelter undomiciled people. It follows an influx of more than 11,000 asylum seekers who have been bussed from Texas, the mayor's chief counsel said Thursday after... Read More.
Pearl Jam's concert at New York City's Madison Square Garden Sunday coincided with the 21st anniversary of 9/11, so the grunge rockers honored the occasion with a performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner." The show ended with guitarist Mike McCready shredding an instrumental rendition of the... Read More.
As has become tradition, Bruce Springsteen will perform at the 2022 edition of the annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit event, which will take place November 7 at the David Geffen Hall in New York City's Lincoln Center for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some of New York City's area have less than 60% of kids fully vaccinated against polio, according to data from the city's Department of Health. Just last week, officials found traces of the poliovirus in the city's wastewater system. Officials believe the... Read More.
(NEW YORK)-- Thousands of migrants seeking asylum who endured a 2,000-mile journey over several days, with little to no belongings or family, aboard buses sent from Texas now find themselves facing challenges establishing their new lives in New York City. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, since... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott defended sending buses of migrants from the Texas-Mexico border to Democrat-led cities amid a feud with New York City Mayor Eric Adams, who accused Abbott of using migrants as “political pawns” amid a crisis on the southern... Read More.
The 10th anniversary Global Citizen Festival will take place on September 24 in both New York City and in Accra, Ghana. And, as usual, the lineup is very star-studded. The New York edition... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The New York City Council held a special hearing on Tuesday after buses of asylum seekers recently arrived in the city after being sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. The hearing focused on the conditions of the city's homeless shelters and how... Read More.