Tragic Incident in Burnsville, Minnesota: Man Opens Fire, Killing Two Officers and a Firefighter

Tragic Incident in Burnsville, Minnesota: Man Opens Fire, Killing Two Officers and a Firefighter

In Minnesota, a man who had barricaded himself in his home with several weapons and his family died after opening fire on the police, killing two officers and a firefighter. City authorities identified the slain officers as Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge, both 27 years old. Adam Finseth, a 40-year-old firefighter and paramedic, also lost … Read more

Harlem Residents React to Rumors of Asylum Seeker Shelter in Community

Harlem Residents React to Rumors of Asylum Seeker Shelter in Community

“They should take us out and put us in a new building, not for immigrants.” This is the reaction of a Harlem resident, who did not want to give her name, following a rumor that a building on the corner of 130th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd could be converted into a shelter … Read more

New Affordable Housing Building Coming to The Bronx: Powerhouse Apartments on Powers Avenue

New Affordable Housing Building Coming to The Bronx: Powerhouse Apartments on Powers Avenue

Municipal authorities announce the construction of a building in The Bronx that will have affordable housing. Apparently The Powerhouse Apartments building will be located on Powers Avenue, east of 142nd Street, and will have 90 units for New Yorkers of various incomes. Its construction is part of the City’s goal of giving the green light … Read more

Chef Julián Medina shares his favorite dish: Duck with Mole, Rice, Plantains, and a Fried Duck Egg at Soledad

Chef Julián Medina shares his favorite dish: Duck with Mole, Rice, Plantains, and a Fried Duck Egg at Soledad

“I am Julián Medina, the Chef and owner of Soledad and my favorite dish is duck with mole, with rice, plantains and a fried duck egg.” “Here we have the duck, which is a… basically carnitas, it is cooked in its own fat. We have here some ripe bananas, duck egg, red rice, here there … Read more

Fatal Shooting at Bronx Subway Station Leaves One Dead, Five Injured – Suspect at Large

Fatal Shooting at Bronx Subway Station Leaves One Dead, Five Injured – Suspect at Large

One person was killed and five others were injured in a shooting that occurred Monday at a subway station in the Bronx, authorities reported. The shooter remained at large after the incident that occurred around 4:38 p.m., police said. A thirty-four-year-old man was killed, authorities said. A Fire Department spokesperson described four of the injured … Read more

New Year Celebration with Dragons and Drums: Cultural Activities at IS 230 School in Queens

New Year Celebration with Dragons and Drums: Cultural Activities at IS 230 School in Queens

It is the celebration of the Lunar New Year, on this occasion dedicated to the Dragon, a mythical animal of Chinese culture that represents courage, strength and kindness. In the Asian country, as in different communities around the world, for example at the IS 230 school in Jackson Heights, Queens, the arrival of the new … Read more

Real Effects of Minimum Wage for Deliveristas: Commissioner and Workers Justice Program Executive Director Discuss

Real Effects of Minimum Wage for Deliveristas: Commissioner and Workers Justice Program Executive Director Discuss

On this occasion in Pura Política, the commissioner of the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection of the City, Vilma Vera Machuca and the executive director of the organization Workers Justice Program, Ligia Guallpa discuss the real effects of the implementation of a minimum wage for workers who make a living delivering food, the so-called … Read more

15-Year-Old Venezuelan Migrant Arrested in Times Square Shooting

15-Year-Old Venezuelan Migrant Arrested in Times Square Shooting

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested as a suspect in Thursday night’s Times Square shooting, according to police reports. The detainee is José Alejandro Rivas Figueroa, who arrived in the country in September of last year. Rivas Figueroa is originally from Venezuela. The arrested young man resides in a migrant shelter and before being arrested … Read more

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: A Guide to Visiting & Exploring the 52-Acre Oasis

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: A Guide to Visiting & Exploring the 52-Acre Oasis

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden occupies 52 acres in the center of Brooklyn, near Mount Prospect Park, Prospect Park, and the Brooklyn Museum. The garden is home to more than 14 thousand plant taxa and receives more than 800 thousand visitors each year. It also includes several special gardens, plant collections and structures. The Brooklyn Botanic … Read more

Tragic shooting in the Bronx leaves woman dead and two minors injured

Tragic shooting in the Bronx leaves woman dead and two minors injured

A woman dies and two minors are injured after a shooting that occurred this morning in the Bronx In Citizen App images you can see the scene. The incident occurred shortly after 5 in the morning, in a building located on East 203rd Street, near Valentine Avenue, in the Bedford Park sector. Police arrived at … Read more