A nice bit of civil disobedience here:
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Calling it “a gift to the city,” a group of activists changed the speed limit in Park Slope this weekend by hanging rogue 20 mph speed limit signs along Prospect Park West.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 12-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle late Tuesday afternoon near Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
Around 5:15 p.m., police were called to Prospect Park West and 3rd Street in Park Slope, where they found the boy lying at the scene with trauma to his torso. 103 more words
I remember well the first time I saw a lifeless body in New York City. It was June 2006, and amid the stifling subway heat of an early-summer afternoon, I walked past an elderly woman on a bench, her head back, her mouth agape, an MTA employee sitting patiently by her side waiting for someone to take her away. 443 more words