Everyone has a personal story about 9-11, a day that touched every single New Yorker. We asked our readers to share their remembrances — and the result is a broad cross-section of reactions and memories. Click below to read them all.
What was I doing on Sept. 11 2001? Most assuredly the same thing that I did on Sept. 10, 2001 but even more assuredly not the same thing that I would do on Sept. 12, 2001 or ever after. Ten years on and the memories of 9-11 are still as sharp and crisp as they were that day. Comment.
Democratic congressional candidate David Weprin unleashed the big guns — make that long, slender guns — in his bid to succeed disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner: Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, the legendary singer from the retro doo-wop band Sha Na Na. Comment.
The borough’s lone Republican congressman is poised to battle his own party’s leadership — and put his budget-cutting credentials on the line — to make sure that Brooklyn gets more Hurricane Irene relief money. Comment.
In his first public comments since he was detained by police at the West Indian Parade on Monday, Councilman Jumaane Williams contends that the incident happened because of the color of his skin. Comments (3).
After a breakout July, Kamari Murphy’s stock went through the roof as big-time schools like Connecticut, Missouri, Florida, Miami and Florida State were all over the 6-foot-8 forward from Lincoln HS. Comment.
A Bensonhurst furrier is betting his modern twist on an old-fashioned classic — the super-expensive fur coat — could help revive an industry’s that’s deader than the mink in your grandmother’s closet. Comments (7).
Walmart gave the Brooklyn Public Library $50,000 this week, but opponents of the big-box store’s move into Brooklyn say the donation is just another cheap hustle by a company looking to grease the wheels so it can open here without protest. Comments (2).
A notorious Flatbush landlord owes hundreds of thousands of dollars in back pay for 70 employees that it illegally locked out during an ongoing labor dispute, a federal agency said last Wednesday. Comments (1).