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.

Photo Slideshow

Shopping for Change on Franklin Ave.

Two decades ago, Crown Heights was best known for racial tensions and drugs. But over the past decade, the neighborhood has transformed – particularly along Franklin Avenue.

By June 27, 2011

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

Block Parties & Street Festivals

Thanks folks! Our event is over online – but many of these festivals and parties are still going today and throughout the weekend. Click on the map to look up the events in your area.
ANd that’s not all! We will be posting more photos and video from our events today throughout the week!