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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...

Amtrak Warns of Layoffs and Project Delays Without Billions in Assistance

WASHINGTON — Amtrak’s chief executive warned federal lawmakers on Wednesday that the rail agency would have to continue steep cuts to its work...

‘Shuffle Along’ and Insurer Drop Pregnancy-Prompted Lawsuit

A prominent Broadway producer and Lloyd’s of London have fought in court for four years over whether Audra McDonald’s 2015 pregnancy, which was...

Cuomo Lifts Some Lockdown Rules in N.Y.C. Hot Spots as Rates Drop

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Wednesday that some localized lockdowns in New York City neighborhoods with rising coronavirus cases...

Two Children Killed in Trenton, Where Violence Is Surging

Two young brothers were shot and killed in their home on Tuesday night in Trenton, N.J., the latest victims of a surge in...

2 Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now

Rivane Neuenschwander’s violent, gorgeously colored tapestries at Tanya Bonakdar; and Emma Amos’s paintings of people who fall, fly and break free. Source link

Here’s What $2 Million Buys You in Michigan, Florida and New York

Ann Arbor, Mich. | $1.99 MillionA house custom-built in 1979, with five bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms, on a 0.77-acre lotDesigned...

Is a Second Wave Starting? New Yorkers Are Steeling Themselves

Erin Kommor and Keith White, both actors in Washington Heights, plan to get a dog to keep them company if they’re stuck inside....

Surprising Census Results in N.Y.C.

Weather: Dense fog and drizzle early, then gradually clearing clouds. High in the low to mid-70s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov....

Washington, Conn.: A ‘Cultured Place’ With a Sense of History

The Litchfield County town attracts full- and part-time residents, some of them quite wealthy, but the vibe is low-key: ‘People come here to...

The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000, and It’s Not Just From the Coronavirus

Although the pandemic has mostly killed older Americans, the greatest percentage increase in excess deaths has occurred among adults ages 25 to 44,...

Anthony Chisholm Dies at 77; Acclaimed in August Wilson Roles

Anthony Chisholm, an actor who was among the foremost interpreters of August Wilson, appearing in dozens of productions of that playwright’s works, both...

No, New York Isn’t Putting New Jersey on the Quarantine List

With coronavirus cases surging in surrounding states, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York acknowledged on Tuesday that there was “no practical way”...

The Blood-Broth Noodles at Pata Paplean Are Elusive No More

Not only noodles in pork blood, either. Now, as it did during its pre-pandemic weekend noodle episodes, Pata Paplean also makes a sensational...

What to Know About N.Y.’s Plastic Bag Ban

Weather: Occasional drizzle, but glimpses of sun. High in the low 70s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov. 1 (All Saints Day)....

An N.Y.C. Enclave Where Trump Flags Fly

Jane and Ed Deacy, who both contracted the coronavirus this summer, say their support for President Trump has only been bolstered by the...

Line Holders Are Paid to Wait All Night Outside a Motor Vehicle Office

In a New Jersey suburb, a woman sets up a tent around 8 p.m. outside a state Motor Vehicle Commission office. She will...

Virus Cases Spike in New Jersey, Threatening ‘Lurch Backward’

Coronavirus cases in New Jersey, an early epicenter of the pandemic, are on the rise again, doubling over the last month to an...

Justice Dept. Says Trump’s Denial of Rape Accusation Was an Official Act

The Justice Department said on Monday that President Trump should not be sued personally for having denied a rape allegation because he made...

A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws Fire From Scientists

As the coronavirus pandemic erupted this spring, two Stanford University professors — Dr. Jay Bhattacharya and Dr. Scott W. Altas — bonded over...

In NYC Schools, Only 18 Positive Coronavirus Tests Out of 10,676

Also, some experts have called for much more frequent random testing in all schools — something that city officials are considering — in...

10,000 Guests at a Hasidic Wedding in Brooklyn? New York Says No

Weather: Mixed sun and clouds. High in the mid-60s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov. 1 (All Saints’ Day). A wedding on...

10,000 Guests at a Hasidic Wedding in Brooklyn? N.Y. Says No.

Weather: Mixed sun and clouds. High in the mid-60s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov. 1 (All Saints’ Day). A wedding on...

Cuomo’s Virus Crackdown Angers Catholics, Who Say They’re Singled Out

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is a conflicted Catholic, a former altar boy who nonetheless describes himself as someone who has...

‘Vile, Racist Postings’ by N.Y. Court Officers Included Obama in a Noose

One white court officer in Brooklyn posted an illustration of President Barack Obama with a noose around his neck on social media. Another...

Remembering Jim Dwyer – The New York Times

These stories were written by Jim Dwyer and read by Dan Barry. To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York...

N.Y. Shuts Down Hasidic Wedding That Could Have Had 10,000 Guests

New York State health officials have taken extraordinary steps to shut down an ultra-Orthodox wedding planned for Monday that could have had brought...

Homes That Sold for $550,000, or Less

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

‘I Quickly Realized I Now Had to Pedal For the Weight of Two Men’

Special DeliveryDear Diary:I was on my bike, about five miles into an interborough beer delivery to a friend in Prospect Heights when I...

N.Y.C. Was Once a Bastion of G.O.P. Moderates. Then Trump Came Along.

Over the course of two decades, the New York City Republican Party got two mayors elected in deep blue New York City. It...

Chirlane McCray Won’t Run For Brooklyn Borough President

For much of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s second and final term, it seemed a foregone conclusion that New York City had not seen...

How an Empathy Expert Spends His Sundays

Three years ago, Michael Tennant started a socially conscious marketing agency called Curiosity Lab. For the 2018 midterm elections, the company developed an...

Are Ballot Selfies Legal? – The New York Times

In a recent Instagram video, Whoopi Goldberg fills out her New York State mail-in ballot, joining other celebrity early voters like Zoë Kravitz,...

New Luxury Condo Design: Understated

When touring apartments with buyers, she added, “the spaces that I see them attracted to, and wanting to move on, have design that’s...

Can This Billionaire Save N.Y.’s Senate Republicans?

“We’re proud of the legislation we passed, and any connection to whatever this is exists only in the overactive minds of conspiracy traffickers,”...

Will the Diamond District Survive?

In Manhattan’s diamond district, Mascha Seiden is known as the queen of 47th Street, at least the stretch of it between Fifth Avenue...

This School Was Built for Idealists. It Could Use Some Rich Alumni.

In recent weeks, faculty and staff have been in revolt over the implementation of cuts that seem to distribute the burdens of austerity...

They Loved N.Y.C. but Lived in Jersey. The Pandemic Changed That.

Now, after six months firmly grounded in Jersey City, Mr. Elgarten, 33, can rattle off his favorite local restaurants, walking routes, neighbors, neighborhood...

Mail-In Ballots in N.J.: ‘It’s Like They Can’t Wait to Vote’

With less than three weeks to go before a pandemic-era election that is being conducted mainly by mail, Democrats in New Jersey are...

Inside N.Y.C.’s Insanely Loud Car Culture

It was the middle of the night, and hundreds of people were gathered in an empty parking lot in industrial Queens, wedged between...

Could Ray McGuire Be N.Y.C.’s 2nd Black Mayor?

Weather: Rain becomes heavy; the day starts in the 60s but cools quickly after midday. A mostly sunny weekend, with highs near...

‘It’s Fall! Here We Are!’ A Beloved Chocolate Shop Returns

“There’s no secret recipe,” Ms. Vlahakis said. “It’s physics and chemistry.”Her parents retired to Florham Park, N.J. At 76, her mother died of...

What Happens When a Virus Crackdown Cuts Right Through a Neighborhood

The new closures added strain to struggling small businesses. They have also taxed an already resource-starved city government, which barely had enough people...

The Pandemic Brought Loss. Now They’re Behind on Rent.

THE NEEDIEST CASES FUNDFor these families in Queens, bills piled up. “All this hit and it’s hard because you feel so powerless over...

A Rapid Test Offers Hope for Community Screening

A study in April by the same team showed that 11 percent of Latino participants at another train station tested positive for the...

Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial

Remdesivir, the only antiviral drug authorized for treatment of Covid-19 in the United States, fails to prevent deaths among patients, according to a...

N.Y. Judge Mark Grisanti Shoves Buffalo Police Officer

“It was their decision to not file any charges,” she said.The Buffalo Police Department did not respond to a request for comment. Neither...

Hot Toddy Season Comes Early This Year

Orders for warming cocktails are predictable at a certain time of year. But that time is usually December.Not in 2020, at least in...

SUNY Oneonta President Resigns After 700 Students Test Positive for Coronavirus

Although the university did not directly tie Dr. Morris’s resignation to its handling of the outbreak, state and local officials at a news...

Ablaze With Art: Thriving Galleries in Lower Manhattan

Walking around TriBeCa galleries recently felt strangely, blessedly, heartbreakingly close to normal. Some bars and restaurants — like the upscale diner in Cortlandt...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Native Daughter of Brooklyn, to Get a Statue in Her...

There are still people who remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg not just as a Supreme Court justice and champion of women’s rights, but...

Sharing an Intimate Musical Vision

Sarah Hennies’s highly personal explorations of “queer and trans identity, love, intimacy and psychoacoustics” are increasingly played by others. Source link

Honoring Latinx Art, Personal and Political

The marketing of modern and contemporary art from Latin America is one of the cultural success stories of the globalist decades. What was...

How Windows Have Caused Anxiety Over Reopening at Hunter College Schools During Pandemic

Hunter College High School in Manhattan is one of the nation’s most prestigious high schools, with a famously rigorous curriculum and alumni like...

8 Things to Do This Weekend

Open House New York Weekend, an annual celebration of the city’s architecture and urban design, was created in response to Sept. 11 and...

Ray McGuire, Wall Street Executive, Enters N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Business leaders encouraged Mr. McGuire to seek the Democratic nomination, saying his background would help the city and its economy recover from the...

Live Tony Award 2020 Nominations Tracker: What to Expect

This year’s Tony Awards nominations will be announced online at noon today.The nominations are to be announced by the actor James Monroe Iglehart...

Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey

This week’s properties are a four-bedroom in Summit, N.J., and a five-bedroom in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. Source link

Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan

This week’s properties are in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Astoria and Inwood. Source link

5 Professors Sue Rutgers, Saying It Shortchanges Women on Pay

Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined the faculty of Rutgers Law School in 1963, the same year federal legislation aimed at abolishing wage disparity between...

Inspired by Trump, Hasidic Backlash Grows Over Virus Rules

A group of mostly young men began descending on the Brooklyn home of a Hasidic journalist just before midnight on Sunday.The men, who...

A 2nd 911 Call: What to Know About the Amy Cooper Case

Weather: Sunny and warmer, with a stiff breeze in the afternoon. High in the low to mid-70s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until...

2020 Tony Award Nominations: Time, Streaming, Shows and More

This year’s Tony Awards nominations will be announced online at noon today.The nominations are to be announced by the actor James Monroe Iglehart...

Chainsmokers Promoter and Sweet 16 Venue Fined Over Virus Violations

The “Diamond Sweet 16 Package” at the Miller Place Inn, an opulent Long Island catering hall, includes options like virgin frozen daiquiris and...

Faith Stewart-Gordon, Doyenne of the Russian Tea Room, Dies at 88

Faith Stewart-Gordon, an actress who traded Broadway for blini when she married the owner of the Russian Tea Room in Manhattan and then...

U.S. Attorney Moves in on Brooklyn D.A.’s Territory, Citing Crime Surge

Federal authorities in New York have traditionally touted big organized crime and drug-trafficking cases, using powerful racketeering laws to arrest kingpins and dismantle...

Amy Cooper Made 2nd 911 Call to Falsely Accuse Black Bird-Watcher

Amy Cooper, the white woman who called the police on a Black bird-watcher in Central Park, made a second, previously unreported call to...

Bike Thefts Are Up 27% in Pandemic N.Y.C.: ‘Sleep With It Next to You’

One of the more unexpected side effects of the pandemic has been a surge in cycling, fueled by people avoiding trains and buses...

2 Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now

Justine HillThrough Oct. 31, Denny Dimin Gallery, 39 Lispenard Street, Manhattan; (212) 226-6537, dennydimingallery.com.Justine Hill’s bright, multipart paintings are good and good fun,...

Union Township, N.J.: A Diverse Suburb That’s ‘A Little Citified’

Marckens Pierre spent nearly three decades in Irvington, N.J., after his family moved there from Brooklyn when he was 6. But when he...

For Parents, Sending Children Back to School Seemed Too Risky

Weather: Nice and sunny. High around 70. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov. 1 (All Saints Day). For many New York City...

Why Parents in This High-Performing School District Chose All-Remote Learning

Margaret Li once described herself as the kind of mother who rarely allowed her two sons to miss a day of school. But...

Homes That Sold for Around $625,000

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

Losing Two Roommates and Going Out on Her Own

Katherine Dunleavy’s apartment goals for 2020 were modest: After a year and a half of living in a windowless room in a financial...

Marc Jacobs Has a Very Busy Personal Assistant

“If you look back at my trajectory, I’ve always sort of said, like, ‘Yeah, why not?’” said Mr. Newbold, sitting in the deserted...

N.Y.P.D.’s Top Latino Official Resigns After Clashing With Mayor

After working for more than 36 hours at one point, the officials said, he went home for some rest. When he woke up,...

The Race for a Super-Antibody Against the Coronavirus

Even as vaccines are hailed as our best hope against the coronavirus, dozens of scientific groups are working on an alternate defense: monoclonal...

Coronavirus Reinfections Are Real but Very, Very Rare

Reports of reinfection with the coronavirus evoke a nightmarish future: Repeat bouts of illness, impotent vaccines, unrelenting lockdowns — a pandemic without an...

How a Medusa Sculpture From a Decade Ago Became #MeToo Art

When the artist Luciano Garbati made his sculpture of Medusa holding Perseus’ severed head — an inversion of the centuries-old myth — feminism...

Manhattan Emptied Out During the Pandemic. But Big Tech Is Moving In.

Facebook has just leased enough new office space in Manhattan to nearly triple its current local work force, including at one of the...

Rosella, Specializing in Sushi, Opens

Queens Night Market in Rockefeller Center, a new Sullivan Street, and more restaurant news. Source link

Joyce Dinkins, Wife of Former New York Mayor, Dies at 89

Joyce B. Dinkins, who as the wife of David N. Dinkins fulfilled her role as first lady of New York City with grace...

‘Spotlight on Plays’ Adds Four Readings of Work by Women

In the wake of complaints that “Spotlight on Plays,” a benefit series of Zoom readings, included work only by men, its lead producer...

New N.Y.C. Virus Shutdown Brings Confusion, Anger and Lawsuits

As New York officials on Thursday hurriedly launched a targeted lockdown to stamp out a surge in coronavirus cases, chaos, confusion and tension...

New Prize Modeled on MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grants Hands Out $1 Million

Edafe Okporo founded a homeless shelter for those seeking asylum in the United States, remembering how he had lived at Newark’s Pennsylvania Station,...

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