You may think that they're only good for keeping litter off the streets, but like New York City inhabitants, New York City trash cans are capable of much more than meets the eye. They will soon double as Wi-Fi hotspots.
Members of the New York City Council have written a letter to Google requesting the company reduce the number of left turns suggested to drivers using Google Maps. The appeal aims to reduce the number of left-turn-related deaths in the…
David Puchkoff wanted a porch, and there was only one place to put it: the roof of his six-story building. So, he sealed it, added some waterproofing membrane, added some plants, and made a meadow, too.
Sidewalk Labs, the new Google-owned company that plans to use technology to help improve life for people in urban areas, wants to roll out free Wi-Fi on the streets of major cities, starting with New York.
The CitiBike fleet is getting a much needed makeover, with 1,000 new bikes coming by the end of June, and another 1,400 to be rolled out when CitiBike comes to Bedford-Stuyvesant, Williamsburg, and Greenpoint in Brooklyn for the first time.
New York City has a rich history, and thanks to the work of software engineer Dan Vanderkam, you can now virtually relive the previous lives of the Big Apple by clicking on streets and seeing what once was there.
Ellanora Baidoo, a 26-year old nurse living in Brooklyn, was given approval to start dissolving her marriage through social networking because her absentee husband refused to receive divorce documents in person.
Smartphones give teens instant access to photos, videos and tweets. Now students at 10 New York City public high schools can pick up their phones to get immediate access to free mental health counseling, thanks to a new pilot program called…
The Taxi and Limousine Commission announced there are more Uber cars registered in New York City than there are yellow taxis. However, this statistic does carry a huge asterisk. Read on to learn what it is.
Cops in parts of New York City will now be able to respond to gunshots far more quickly thanks to the installation of ShotSpotter, a system capable of pinpointing the location of where a gun was fired to within just 25 meters.