There are eight million stories in the Naked City — or 8,175,133, to be more precise, according to recently released U.S. Census Bureau figures. NYCity News Service reporters hit the streets to put faces to the numbers in a series of story packages that offer snapshots of who we are, how we live — and where. We found the only thing you can count on in the city is change.


Irish Isle’s Rising Tide

Walk around Woodside and you’ll see the ever-changing population. But step into Donovan’s Pub on Roosevelt Avenue and you’ll be transported back in time.

By May 23, 2011

A Family Under the Radar

Xiao Qiong Qu is living the American Dream – but you won’t find her or her family represented in the 2010 U.S. Census.

By May 17, 2011