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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during the Climate Crisis Summit in Iowa in November 2019.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls out Trump after news that Amazon plans to hire 1,500 employees in New York City

Ocasio-Cortez called out Trump again for defending "shady deals, helipad handouts for Jeff Bezos, & corporate giveaways."
A ground view of Vessel, the site's prominent art installation

Vessel, the $200 million art installation at New York’s Hudson Yards, just won a major prize. Here’s what it’s like to climb it.

The honeycomb-like structure, designed by architect Thomas Heatherwick, was recently honored at the World Architecture Festival.
The Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan is pictured above in 2009.

Lawyers for the guards accused of napping the night Jeffrey Epstein died say their clients are being unfairly blamed for the jail’s dysfunction

Michael Thomas and Tova Noel were guards at the Metropolitan Correctional Center tasked with supervising the inmates on the night Epstein died.
It's not hard to tell how the "Jenga Building" got its name.

I toured a $24.5 million penthouse in NYC’s iconic ‘Jenga Building’ and found that the interior has a totally different look than it...

New York City's "Jenga building" is a 60-floor residential tower at 56 Leonard — and Business Insider has exclusive photos of its penthouse.
Michael Bloomberg is reportedly considering a run for president.

Michael Bloomberg is officially running for president. Here’s how the 9th-richest person in the US and former NYC mayor makes and spends his $54...

Michael Bloomberg has donated at least $8 billion to charity and owns homes in New York City, the Hamptons, London, and Bermuda.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks with the media after touring the W.H. Bagshaw Company during an exploratory trip on January 29, 2019 in Nashua, New Hampshire

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg officially announces he’s running for president

In a statement and a video released Sunday, Bloomberg attacked President Donald Trump, a fellow wealthy New York businessman.
A November 20, 2019 photo of the Broadway Station stop on the G line in Williamsburg, New York. The New York MTA purposefully flooded this station to test new equipment that could protect the subway from super storms.

The MTA flooded a subway stop on purpose because ‘climate change is real.’ Here’s how it’s prepping New York for the next Supe...

New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority isn't waiting for the next Superstorm Sandy to test its new subway flood barriers.
Last-minute holiday shoppers at New York City's Herald Square Macy's store in 1946 and 2015, respectively.

THEN AND NOW: How the holidays in New York City have changed over the last 100 years

From the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center to the Radio City Rockettes, many traditions in New York City have withstood the test of time, while others look very different.
Trump lived in the five-bedroom house until he was 4.

Trump’s childhood home in New York City isn’t selling. Take a look inside the 5-bedroom house that was listed for $2.9 million earlier thi...

The five-bedroom house in an affluent Queens neighborhood was listed for $2.9 million this year and later put up for auction after it failed to sell.
Moustafa showed us what experiencing homelessness in New York City was really like in 2017.

I spent the weekend with a homeless community in New York to see what it’s really like to live on the streets

New York City is recording some of the highest levels of homelessness since the Great Depression, largely driven by a lack of affordable housing.