The city's library branches offer a dizzying array of services, from job-search help to literacy lessons to fiction writers' circles. But limits on space and money could hamper the systems' ability to reach potential.
Those who opposed the Bloomberg administration's snooping on Muslims welcomed the shut-down of the "demographic unit." Now they want proof that the spying itself will stop.
Advocates hoped a new owner would take on the troubled "three-borough pool." But they welcome a deal with the state AG protecting tenants' rights.
They pay 46 percent of personal income taxes. That means they're important to funding city services. Does it also mean they're overburdened?
Tenants are still suffering at a Bronx building that both the then-Public Advocate's Worst Landlords List and the city's Alternative Enforcement Program have had on their radar screens.
Poor parents are no more likely to hurt or neglect their kids, the author argues. They're just more likely to be punished for failings both real and imagined.
A new report finds renters are being priced out of housing across the country—not because of a lack of supply, but because of the inadequacy of our incomes.
The mayor described a progressive ideal that, he promised, would encompass everything his administration does from Day 101 on.
Relive the first three months of the mayor's term, as reported by our Nation-City Limits blog.
An advocacy group in Harlem says it is hearing more and more from parents and children who believe the child-welfare system has been insufficiently responsive to their complaints.
Documents obtained by City Limits outline a litany of obstacles that the city's pilot project has so far been unable to surmount.
The UPK battle is (for now) over, the 100th day is coming, and the question arises: What now for the first progressive mayor in a generation? The answer, in a word, is housing.
A report by the city comptroller finds steep disparities in arts education throughout the DOE. A City Limits investigation last year reported that many aspects of education reform worked to squeeze out the arts.
New ACS Commissioner Gladys Carrión talks about juvenile justice, foster care and how to improve her agency's reputation among the families it serves.
Defendants in New York don't get to see all the evidence against them. After several wrongful convictions, pressure is building to follow the Lone Star's lead and fix the system.
Activists and pols say it’s the least DEP can do in light of the over-budget billions they're spending on the filtration plant.
The agreement between the legislature and the governor has big wins and painful losses for the mayor. Did he get what he needed?
A police oversight official from the nation's capital will be the NYPD's first IG.
For Arvernetta Henry, the stakes in the budget talks are pretty simple. With a rent subsidy, she gets out of the shelter. Without it, she doesn't.
Residents are divided over whether tweaks to the high-intensity policing program are cause for concern or celebration.