Sign reads “This area is temporarily closed”, as Morningside Park is flooded the morning after Hurricane Ida. – Morningside Park, Manhattan, NY, USA – September 2, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Claudia Irizarry Aponte, THE CITY As the remnants of Hurricane Ida barreled down on New York City Wednesday night, stranding vehicles on highways and bringing mass […]
These Indigenous Guatemalan and Mexican workers keep New Yorkers fed during the pandemic. They want fair wages, bathroom access and a place to shelter from the cold. They could be the face of the city’s next labor battle.
Hispanic courier on bicycle in crosswalk in New York City at dusk. – New York City, USA – June 21, 2018 (Shutterstock) By Claudia Irizarry Aponte and Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY On any given day during the lull between lunch and dinner, scores of food delivery workers gather in parks throughout Manhattan for pick-up games […]