New York City

An abandoned building along the 39th Street Pier in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Neighborhood activists convinced City Councilman Carlos Menchaca to oppose plans for the Brooklyn building complex.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio at a press availability on July 28th.
Sheriffs will stop cars at bridges and tunnels leading into New York City.
Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot and Mayor de Blasio on April 5, 2020.
She will be replaced by Dave Chokshi, who was a senior leader at New York City Health + Hospitals.
Despite the surge in racist behavior targeting Asian people, the City Council entirely defunded a $1 million initiative to prevent hate crimes.
Anti-Asian attacks are up as New York City Council defunds hate crime prevention program.
The Occupy City Hall protestors camped out in front of City Hall for nearly a month demanding that the NYPD be defunded.
Many movements over the years echo the experiences of Occupy City Hall protesters.
Emilia Decaudin (left) and Melissa Skalrz (right) became the first openly trans people to become Democratic district leaders in New York City.
Melissa Sklarz and Emilia Decaudin made history in Queens.
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council Member Mark Levine.
We asked the term-limited council members about their plans.
Federal officers use crowd control munitions to disperse Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland on July 21st.
The city and state have already threatened legal action should agents be deployed to the city.
The Bronx Zoo
Indoor dining and other activities still won’t be allowed when Phase 4 begins.
A family in Bedstuy during the NYC get tested day of action on July 8th.
Hardest-hit areas could have some protection in a future COVID-19 wave.