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Friday, October 30, 2020

At the Queens Museum, Home and the World

Over the years, the Queens Museum has helped me define my sense of what an art museum can be: a place as much...

How the Nxivm Sex Cult Leader Tore One Family Apart

She walked into a hushed courtroom on Tuesday, turning to face the man who had sexually abused her as a 15-year-old and slept...

Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey

This week’s properties are a seven-bedroom in Maplewood, N.J., and a five-bedroom in Sea Cliff, N.Y. Source link

Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens

This week’s properties are in Park Slope, Lenox Hill and Woodside. Source link

Halloween for Kids: Different This Year, but Still Delightful

If you have children, then Halloween will see a lot more trick than treat this year. Here in New York, cruising neighborhoods for...

Turkish Bank Case Showed Erdogan’s Influence With Trump

Two weeks later, in mid-December 2018, Mr. Trump and Mr. Erdogan spoke by phone. The president began by assuring Mr. Erdogan that the...

Like Outdoor Dining? Try Outdoor Shopping

The contextThe city’s economy is hurting. More than one million residents are out of work. The city’s official unemployment rate in September was...

40 Dead, Now 40 Laid Off: Inside a Nursing Home in Crisis

When the state closed down swimming pools, his job at Clove Lakes became the couple’s only source of income. Staying home was no...

Stefanik’s Loyalty to Trump Is Flashpoint in $16 Million N.Y. Race

“She has allowed her substance to be subsumed by President Trump’s style, which she emulates,” the board wrote of the congresswoman. “She has...

Wedding and Birthday Party Infect 56 with Coronavirus in Long Island

“The problem, at one time, was large gatherings: bars, restaurants, right?” Mr. Cuomo said. Now, he said, “it’s these small gatherings that are...

Wedding and Birthday Party Infect 56, Leaving Nearly 300 in Quarantine

“The problem, at one time, was large gatherings: bars, restaurants, right?” Mr. Cuomo said. Now, he said, “it’s these small gatherings that are...

Officer Who Pressed a Knee Into Bystander’s Neck Leaves N.Y.P.D.

A New York City police officer facing misconduct charges for kneeling on a bystander’s neck during a social-distancing arrest has retired, according to...

2 Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now

Robert KobayashiThrough Nov. 7. Susan Inglett Gallery, 522 West 24 Street, Manhattan; 212-647-9111, inglettgallery.com.Robert Kobayashi (1925-2015) — whose work is the subject of...

In the Met Costume Institute’s New Show, Memory Maps Fashion’s Future

Can you cast your mind back for a moment to spring 2019?The stock market was still on its overall climb. “The Avengers: Endgame”...

M.T.A. Slashes in Service Could Erase 450,000 Jobs

Since the pandemic plunged the Metropolitan Transportation Authority into its worst financial crisis, the agency has warned of doomsday cuts, including slashing service...

K.G.B. Museum Closes; Lipstick Gun and Other Spy Relics Go on Sale

Julius Urbaitis had a grand plan: Take his collection of K.G.B. memorabilia, acquired over three decades, and create a museum in Downtown Manhattan....

Business Partner of Giuliani Associate Is Expected to Plead Guilty

A business partner of Lev Parnas, who helped Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, dig up dirt on the president’s political rivals...

Keith Raniere’s Sentencing: What to Know About the Nxivm Leader

Weather: Rain likely in the morning, turning partly sunny in the afternoon. Expect a high of around 60. Tonight will be mostly...

What $750,000 Buys You in Ohio, New York and Arizona

Cleveland Heights, Ohio | $750,000A 1905 Georgian colonial-style brick house, with eight bedrooms, five full bathrooms and two half bathrooms, on a 0.86-acre...

$750,000 Homes in Ohio, New York and Arizona

Cleveland Heights, Ohio | $750,000A 1905 Georgian colonial-style brick house, with eight bedrooms, five full bathrooms and two half bathrooms, on a 0.86-acre...

N.Y.C. Poll Workers: Young, Engaged and Tired of Their Apartments

Historically, most of the state’s poll workers have been over the age of 60, according to the New York State Board of Elections....

These Wetlands Helped Stop Flooding From Sandy. Now a BJ’s May Move In.

It is an unlikely centerpiece for a save-the-wetlands campaign: a patch of woods and swamps surrounded by strip malls and service roads on...

Beacon, N.Y.: An Arts Hub Turned Refuge for the Pandemic-Weary

With the arrival of the Dia Beacon, this Hudson River city became a weekend destination for New Yorkers. Now many have come to...

N.J’s Largest City Shuts Down Again as Virus Cases Surge

“It was a smart move to act early — absolutely,” Dr. Elnahal said. “You have Halloween and you have Thanksgiving a short time...

Pregnant Woman Is Strangled as N.Y.C. Has 3 Domestic Violence Killings in Days

The body of Vanessa Pierre, 29, was found on the side of a Queens highway. Her boyfriend has been charged with murder. Source link...

Dr. Joyce Wallace, Pioneering AIDS Physician, Dies at 79

Dr. Joyce Wallace, a Manhattan internist who treated prostitutes for AIDS, occasionally brought streetwalkers home with her when they had nowhere else to...

Le Crocodile in the Wythe Hotel Opens for Private Dining

HeadlinerLe Crocodile UpstairsThe creative lengths to which restaurateurs and chefs in New York and elsewhere are going to compensate for pandemic hardships are...

Nxivm Cult: Leader Keith Raniere Sentenced to 120 Years

In a speech before the court, Mr. Raniere, wearing blue prisoner clothes, maintained his innocence and said some of the victims were lying....

George Floyd Billboard Goes Up in Times Square

A billboard depicting the death of George Floyd went up in Times Square on Tuesday, placed there by a group called the George...

Sanders and Warren Accuse N.Y. Democrats of False Advertising

ALBANY, N.Y. — Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren entered an unexpected clash on Tuesday with New York Democratic leaders over the fate...

How New York’s Small Cinemas Are Hanging On

Several of the city’s other art houses and smaller cinemas have a surprising safety net — large corporate owners that help buffer them...

Aiming for Perfect Asian Tapas, Even in a Pandemic

Mokyo was meant to be a step up in refinement, but the pandemic got in the way. There’s a handsome interior of whitewashed...

Astor Place Cut Hair for Warhol and De Niro, but Won’t Survive the Pandemic

For decades, Astor Place Hairstylists has stood at the edge of Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood, its barbers guiding residents of a style-conscious city...

Justice Dept. Blocked in Bid to Shield Trump From Rape Defamation Suit

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that President Trump can be personally sued for defamation in connection with his denial while in office...

Keith Raniere, Leader of Nxivm Sex Cult, Faces Life Sentence

Keith Raniere promised a path to happiness, seducing successful and wealthy people who felt they lacked a higher purpose in life. His company,...

In New York, Roommates Make a Comeback

“I had a listing on the Upper East Side — an $1,800 studio in a doorman building, which would normally be very coveted,...

Reopening of N.Y.C. Classrooms Faces a Major Test

“They need this,” he said of in-person instruction, “and it’s our obligation to give it to them.”By Oct. 1, New York City had...

Early Voting in New York: 5 Takeaways

According to Mr. Kellner, polling site capacity is limited by the constraints of their cradlepoints, boxy black wireless network routers that can only...

Eight Small New York Theaters Sue Cuomo Over Pandemic Restrictions

A group of eight small theaters and comedy clubs in New York City has filed a lawsuit challenging the closing of their venues...

The Strand Calls for Help, and Book Lovers Answer

For months, the Strand bookstore in downtown Manhattan, from its fiction stacks to its cookbook section to its rare books, has been nearly...

Why N.Y.C.’s Economic Recovery May Lag the Rest of the Country’s

New York, whose diversified economy had fueled unparalleled job growth in recent years, is now facing a bigger challenge in recovering from the...

Trump’s Weakened Hold on Long Island Leaves King, Zeldin Seats at Risk

Democratic strategists say it was understandable why Ms. Goroff might be reluctant to alienate potential Republican voters by aggressively attacking the president. “There...

A Timeline of the Nxivm Sex Cult Case

Keith Raniere was convicted last year on charges stemming from his running of a cultlike group called Nxivm, in which a harem of...

Trump’s Weakened Hold on Long Island Puts 2 G.O.P. House Seats at Risk

Democratic strategists say it was understandable why Ms. Goroff might be reluctant to alienate potential Republican voters by aggressively attacking the president. “There...

Only 26% of N.Y.C. Students Attend In-Person Classes, Far From Goal

Just over a quarter of New York City’s public school students have attended any in-person classes since the city’s school system reopened last...

It Might Become the Scariest Part of Your Commute: The Elevator

Buttons that you can press by just pointing at them. Others that appear to float in the air, holograms seen more in sci-fi...

Sex Cult Leader, Facing Life Sentence, Regrets Nothing

A jury convicted Mr. Raniere last summer after a six-week trial. Prosecutors charged him with racketeering, applying a statute that had been used...

A crush of early voters makes for long waits in N.Y.C.

Weather: A dreary day: Drizzle early, tapering to occasional showers. High near 60. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Sunday (All Saints’ Day)....

Inside Decades of Nepotism and Bungling at the N.Y.C. Elections Board

The official who oversees voter registration in New York City is the 80-year-old mother of a former congressman. The director of Election Day...

Fights Erupt During ‘Jews for Trump’ Rally in Manhattan

Political tensions over the upcoming presidential election escalated on New York City’s streets on Sunday, as supporters of President Trump clashed with counterprotesters...

20-Year-Old Tourist Killed by Stray Bullet in Brooklyn

Ethan Williams arrived in New York last week to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional skateboarder, a goal that he had long...

20-Year-Old Tourist Killed by Stray Bullet in Brooklyn

Ethan Williams arrived in New York last week to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional skateboarder, a goal that he had long...

Times Square Billboards With Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Stir Skirmish

“Just from a visceral standpoint, when I see that billboard, I feel like it’s speaking for me and millions of New Yorkers,” Mr....

Homes That Sold for Around $1.5 Million

Each week, our survey of recent residential sales in New York City and the surrounding region focuses on homes that sold around a...

‘Wednesdays Are the Days He Drives Into Manhattan From Brooklyn’

FlirtingDear Diary:Every Wednesday morning at the cafe on Mott Street, Bobby flirts with me. Wednesdays are the days he drives into Manhattan from...

How to Grow a Hydroponic Garden

Emily Marsh, who lives in Sonoma County, Calif., always thought the best thing about gardening was the feel of soil on her fingertips....

4 Current Affairs Podcasts for Curious Children

What do children make of the day’s headlines? The endless deluge of news is staggering and tough to get a handle on, even...

Things to Do This Week

Here is a sampling of the week’s events and how to tune in (all times are Eastern). Note that events are subject to...

Edith O’Hara, a Fixture of Off Off Broadway, Dies at 103

The theater she founded, the 13th Street Repertory Company, has been an eclectic presence on the New York scene for almost half a...

Former Milly Designer Michelle Smith Has a New Line, and a New Life

The wind was whipping around a makeshift outdoor SoulCycle studio at Manhattan’s Hudson Yards the other day, but the fashion designer Michelle Smith...

Long Lines as New Yorkers Flood Polling Places for Early Voting

New Yorkers flooded polling places on Saturday, the first day of early voting in the state, anxious to make sure their ballots are...

Former Milly Designer Michelle Smith Has a New Line, and a New Life

The wind was whipping around a makeshift outdoor SoulCycle studio at Manhattan’s Hudson Yards the other day, but the fashion designer Michelle Smith...

Relieved to Be Back at the Gym, but Is It Safe?

The coronavirus has made a routine trip to the gym feel like a health threat.Many epidemiologists consider gyms to be among the highest-risk...

If A.O.C. Is So Heavily Favored, Why Has Her Race Drawn $30 Million?

All the money in the world is not likely to influence the outcome of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s re-election bid in November.But that has...

How a Fix-It Guru Spends Her Sundays

It was about seven years ago when Sandra Goldmark’s broken toaster started to keep her up at night. So did other people’s toasters....

Taking ‘a Chronological Romp’ Through State Constitutions

This article is part of our latest Fine Arts & Exhibits special report, which focuses on how art endures and inspires, even in...

Covid-19 Deaths: The Price for Not Wearing Masks is Perhaps 130,000 Lives

Universal mask use could prevent nearly 130,000 deaths from Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, in the United States through next spring,...

Can I Actually Be Missing the Commute?

While we may not miss getting onto crowded trains, we may long for the clear boundaries between home and work that a commute...

New York Real Estate: Manhattan Median Rent Drops Below $3,000

For the first time in nearly a decade, the median asking rent for an apartment in Manhattan has fallen below $3,000 a month,...

Manhattan Hits a Virus Milestone: Median Rent Below $3,000

For the first time in nearly a decade, the median asking rent for an apartment in Manhattan has fallen below $3,000 a month,...

John Wilson Reveals the Absurd Poetry of New York

“There is more raw material here than anywhere else in the world,” Wilson said.Sitting in the backyard of his apartment in Ridgewood, Queens,...

Ken Kurson, a Trump Family Ally, is Arrested on Cyberstalking Charge

Ken Kurson, a close friend of President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, was taken into federal custody on Friday and charged with cyberstalking in...

At Debate, Trump Presses Peculiar Hometown Strategy: Attack New York

In the final weeks of the presidential race, President Trump cannot seem to stop harping on New York City.He wrote on Twitter that...

The Tenant Safe Harbor Act Comes to The Hamptons

The Tenant Safe Harbor Act, which Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law on June 30, extended pandemic-related protections that the governor had...

A Hamptons House for the Private and the Social

The interior designer Robert Stilin relishes a good project, and one of his favorites has been his own house — a 5,000-square-foot, L-shaped...

Anywhere But Home: New Yorkers Get Creative About Work Spaces

There are also empty therapist’s offices across the city, as telehealth has become the norm. Teresa Stern, a licensed clinical social worker, didn’t...

Can Blood Manor’s Homicidal Clown Scare People in a Year Like 2020?

On an unassuming block of Broadway in Lower Manhattan earlier this month, Sammy Mena finally went back to work. Some people on the...

The Rich in New York Confront an Unfamiliar Word: No

This infuriated many parents, who believed that their high tuition fees ought to serve as a hedge against inconvenience during a global crisis....

N.Y.C. Early Voting: When it Starts, and What to Expect

Weather: Foggy and drizzly early, then mostly cloudy. High in the mid- to upper 60s. Mostly cloudy again on Saturday, but brighter...

He Was a Rising Jazz Pianist. Then His N.Y.C. Dreams Were Shattered.

“He was so happy,” Mr. Wilner said. “Of course, it puts a lot of pressure on him to keep working, keep things coming...

7 Things to Do This Weekend

The Afropunk festival has been steadily scaling up for years, growing over a decade and a half from a scrappy showcase with 100-odd...

Alexandra Korry, 61, Dies; Pushed to End Solitary for Juveniles

Alexandra Korry, a trailblazing Wall Street lawyer whose potent legal and moral rebuke as head of a civil rights panel helped spur the...

Hedge Fund Magnate Is Moving His $41 Billion Firm From N.Y. to Florida

While its New York office will remain open, Elliott is also setting up a new office in Greenwich, Conn., the wealthy enclave northeast...

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Turns Over a New Leaf

Only a skeleton staff at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden witnessed the blizzard of cherry blossoms scattered by spring breezes during the pandemic shutdown....

Schoolchildren Seem Unlikely to Fuel Coronavirus Surges, Scientists Say

The trends for older children are much harder to discern. But over all, they suggest a greater chance for infections to spread without...

6 Are Shot in Brooklyn as N.Y.C.’s Summer of Violence Spills Into Fall

A white passenger car slowed down on a residential street in Brooklyn. One man fired his gun from the driver’s side, and a...

Manafort Prosecution Barred by Double Jeopardy Rule, Appeals Court Says

A New York appeals court on Thursday rebuffed the Manhattan district attorney’s efforts to charge Paul J. Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman,...

Halloween’s Not Canceled: Here’s How to Make It Spooky but Safe

It’s not surprising that a staggering number of traditional Halloween festivities have been canceled or curtailed this year. Trick-or-treating? It depends on where...

New York Sues Trump Over ‘Anarchist’ Label

The Trump administration’s attempt to strip New York City of federal funds because the administration viewed it as an “anarchist jurisdiction” could cost...

Chirping Birds, Dancers and an Audience That Tops Out at 10

The last afternoon I spent at New York Theater Ballet was for a rehearsal in February. Now I was back again, and it...

When Schools Closed, These Remote Learners Needed Extra Help

THE NEEDIEST CASES FUNDAs New York City went into lockdown, some families faced additional challenges in helping their children keep up.Since Joy Williams’s...

Running Live Dance Drills at the Armory

A few days ago, I attended the premiere of an hourlong dance performance. In New York City. Indoors. With more than 100 other...

Deposition of Ghislaine Maxwell, Charged in Epstein Case, Is Revealed

For years, Ghislaine Maxwell has been a central but silent figure in a scandal involving Jeffrey Epstein’s long history of abusing teenage girls.On...

Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx

This week’s properties are in Cobble Hill, Kingsbridge Heights and Sutton Place. Source link

Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut

This week’s properties are a five-bedroom in Manhasset, N.Y., and a two-bedroom in Easton, Conn. Source link

A First-Time Survey of Asian Art Gets a Second Chance to Dazzle

This article is part of our latest Fine Arts & Exhibits special report, which focuses on how art endures and inspires, even in...

New York Lockdown Rules: What to Know

Weather: Foggy again early, with some sun later. High in the low to mid-70s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov. 1 (All...

For High-End Galleries, It’s a Season of Upended Exhibitions

This article is part of our latest Fine Arts & Exhibits special report, which focuses on how art endures and inspires, even in...

After Months of Election Mishaps, Can N.Y.C. Pull Off Early Voting?

“I’ve heard anecdotally and we’ve seen from the data that some people live as much as a mile away from their early voting...

Finally, a Subway Map With Real-Time Train Locations and Delays

Small, gray rectangles show trains moving through subway tunnels in real time. Brightly colored strokes depicting each of New York City’s 26 subway...

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