The legendary Woodstock festival first took place back in August 1969 on a dairy farm in the Catskill Mountains northwest of New York City, and it’ll return to its original site, according to Billboard. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts announced on Friday morning that Woodstock will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a three-day event on Aug. 16 through to Aug. 18. Continue reading Woodstock Returning to Original Site for 50th Anniversary
New York just became the first state in the nation to make tuition free for middle class students at both two- and four-year public colleges.
The New York Taxi Workers Alliance has announced on Twitter that it is halting passenger pickups at JFK airport in protest of the dozens of people detained under President Trump’s Muslim immigration ban.
Police have long struggled to win the war on drugs, but one NYPDofficer took a unique approach to the drug war: he helped the other side. Now though, the officer has been busted, and faces a sentence of 15 years to life in prison.
Great white shark pups are spending their youth in the waters off of Long Island’s South Shore, marine biologists believe. The research group OCEARCH has identified what appears to be the first great white nursery in the North Atlantic after catching and tagging nine young sharks during a two-week expedition.
“The Get Down” is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to a new art form.
Set in New York in 1977, this music-driven drama series chronicles the rise of hip-hop and the last days of disco -– told through the lives, music, art and dance of the South Bronx kids who would change the world forever.