Get Ready to Vote on the 5 Ballot Questions

October 19, 2021

There are five yes or no questions on the 2021 general election ballot across New York, asking voters to approve or disapprove changes to the state constitution. All the items on the ballot have been passed by two successive classes of the State Legislature and now go to the voters. They includes...

Governors Island on the Way to Major Transformation

October 15, 2021

The 172-acre island in New York Harbor, which was previously only open to the public from May to October, is about to undergo major changes and, officials hope, play a significant role in the city’s future.

This Week On MNN

October 14, 2021

This Week on MNN we celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month.

WATCH: Manhattan District Attorney General Election Debate

October 14, 2021

In the general election for Manhattan District Attorney, Democratic nominee Alvin Bragg and Republican nominee Thomas Kenniff met for a debate hosted by Manhattan Neighborhood Network and moderated by Gotham Gazette's Ben Max. 

This Week On MNN

October 8, 2021

This Week on MNN we continue our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

What to Watch for as Hochul's 45-Day Transition Period Ends

October 8, 2021

Governor Kathy Hochul's self-imposed transition period ends Friday. Hochul has already made a number of changes to the executive chamber and state policy -- but with the end of the 45-day interval she may reveal some key remaining personnel and policy decisions she has promised over the first weeks...