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A Trump Fund-Raiser for Maya Wiley? Yes, but It’s Mary Trump

Mary L. Trump has had a busy year: writing a best-selling memoir about her family, suing for her inheritance and trying to prevent...

In ‘Spider-Man: Miles Morales,’ Harlem Talks Back. Evan Narcisse Helped Make It Happen.

Maybe the most poignant scene in the warmly received video game “Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales” comes at the end. Miles, the titular superhero...

Outdoor Dining Is a Hit. What About Outdoor Shopping?

Doing business outdoors helped salvage the Craft Studio, a Manhattan arts studio with locations in Tribeca and on the Upper East Side —...

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn: Convenient to Manhattan, but More Affordable

A decade ago, as housing prices ballooned in Brooklyn, particularly in northern neighborhoods close to Manhattan, David G. Farley began looking farther south...

Rockefeller Tree Lighting 2020: What to Know

Weather: Clouds gradually clear off, but there’ll be a stiff wind. High in the mid-40s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Tuesday (Immaculate...

Only 9 Trials in 9 Months: Virus Wreaks Havoc on N.Y.C. Courts

A Brooklyn trial was postponed after the defense lawyers said they were unwilling to spend weeks inside a cramped courtroom. In Manhattan, a...

The pandemic has made New York City streets more dangerous for blind people.

For pedestrians who cannot see or have limited vision, navigating the chaotic sidewalks and crosswalks of New York City was dicey enough before...

New York Road Runners Parts Ways With C.E.O. Amid Workplace Complaints

Like all sports organizations, New York Road Runners has been tested financially by the pandemic, which forced the cancellation of the New York...

Palestinian Street Food and Then Some at Ayat in Brooklyn

A new restaurant showed up in October on Third Avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, announcing its arrival right in the sidewalk, where a...

Why the Pandemic Has Made Streets More Dangerous for Blind People

For pedestrians who cannot see or have limited vision, navigating the chaotic sidewalks and crosswalks of New York City was dicey enough before...

Who Will Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

After months of deliberation and debate, a panel of independent experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to decide...

Coronavirus in New York: The Latest

Weather: The temperature falls from mid-50s in the morning to mid-40s by evening. Gusty wind and scattered showers. Alternate-side parking: In effect...

Without Crowds, Is Times Square Really Times Square? Take a Look

A tour bus agent desperately tried to discern which passers-by were New Yorkers and which ones were out-of-towners. Newlyweds from Maryland, hoping to...

Police Body Cameras Cited as ‘Powerful Tool’ Against Stop-and-Frisk Abuses

Alfred J. Baker, a police spokesman, said the department welcomed the report, but it reflected outdated practices. Some 22,000 of the roughly 35,000...

Why School Districts Are Bringing Back Younger Children First

After a summer of uncertainty and fear about how schools across the globe would operate in a pandemic, a consensus has emerged in...

Europe Keeps Schools Open, not Restaurants, Unlike U.S. cities

PARIS — As a second lockdown appeared inevitable amid skyrocketing coronavirus infections, the scientists advising the French government in October warned that keeping...

Cuomo Fears ‘Nightmare of Overwhelmed Hospitals’ as Virus Cases Spike

Despite rising rates of infection, Mr. Cuomo has resisted implementing the kind of widespread shutdowns seen in March, when hundreds of New Yorkers...

Prisons Are Covid-19 Hotbeds. When Should Inmates Get the Vaccine?

The United States holds some 2.3 million individuals in prisons, jails and other detention centers, incarcerating more people per capita than any other...

New York Shifts Its Thinking and Reopens Elementary Schools

And finally: New York’s holiday windowsVanessa Friedman, The Times’s fashion director and chief fashion critic, writes:It was just a little over a month...

Food Delivery Apps Are Booming. Their Workers Are Often Struggling.

When the pandemic lockdown led the Manhattan restaurant where Natanael Evangelista was an employee to close for good, he quickly shifted to working...

Party With Nearly 400 People Is Shut Down in Manhattan

Sheriff’s deputies arrived at a building in Midtown Manhattan just before 3 a.m. on Saturday and found almost 400 people drinking and partying...

Black Voguers Populate Billboards in a Times Square ‘Midnight Moment’

For Jean Cooney, the director of Times Square Arts, the relevance of contemporary artists intervening in this landscape has only become more important.“I...

Should Isolation Periods Be Shorter for People With Covid-19?

People with Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, are most infectious about two days before symptoms begin and for five days afterward,...

New York City Will Reopen Elementary Schools and Phase Out Hybrid Learning

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday that he would reopen public elementary schools, abruptly shifting policy in the face of widespread criticism...

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...

‘We Were Hungry High School Kids in Sheepshead Bay in the Early 1960s’

Off the MenuDear Diary:We were hungry high school kids in Sheepshead Bay in the early 1960s. A Chinese takeout restaurant opened on Nostrand...

My Neighbor’s Dogs Are Driving Me Crazy. What Can I Do?

Q: I live in a quiet suburban neighborhood in Metuchen, N.J. Neighbors whose backyard abuts ours have two very large dogs that they...

As Qaeda Terrorist Leaves Prison, Victims’ Families Relive the Pain

Mr. Bary’s defense lawyer, Andrew G. Patel, also argued that a letter Mr. Bary wrote before the attacks showed he had denounced the...

The Unexpected Message Revealed by Long Lines for Coronavirus Testing

Having recently lost her job, she was hoping to make some money to tide her over until she was working again. She charged...

The Unexpected Message Revealed by Long Lines for Virus Testing

Having recently lost her job, she was hoping to make some money to tide her over until she was working again. She charged...

How Will Co-living Survive the Pandemic?

Co-living residents often pay a higher price per square footage for a bedroom than what their neighbors in traditional buildings might pay. Mr....

How a Brooklyn Sisterhood of Black Women Became National Power Brokers

“Everybody wants the Black vote,” Ms. Henderson-Rivers said, “but they still aren’t open to listening to the people who are best at messaging...

Welcome to Homeownership – The New York Times

Joe DeVito, like many other New Yorkers who wanted more space to weather the pandemic, headed north and bought a two-bedroom house in...

How the Singer Patty Smyth Spends Her Sundays

Patty Smyth, the husky-voiced lead singer of Scandal, known for its 1984 love anthem, “The Warrior,” would not have put out her first...

Pushed by Pandemic, Amazon Goes on a Hiring Spree Without Equal

Over the summer, Amazon converted most of the 175,000 temporary workers to permanent employees and ended the extra pay bumps for all workers....

Splitting 5 to 4, Supreme Court Backs Religious Challenge to Cuomo’s Virus Shutdown Order

“If the court issues an injunction and the state is correct about the acuteness of the threat currently posed by hot-spot neighborhoods,” the...

5 Things to Do This Weekend

If your children have had their fill of turkey and tradition, you can offer them more exotic fare — the cinematic kind —...

Dr. Mary Fowkes, 66, Dies; Helped Science Understand the Pandemic

Dr. Mary Fowkes, a neuropathologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan whose autopsies of Covid-19 victims early in the pandemic discovered serious damage...

Here’s What the Thanksgiving Parade Looked Like in Pandemic New York

It’s a yearly Thanksgiving Day tradition: Millions of spectators crammed onto long city blocks, hanging over barricades and balconies or pressed against the...

In the Face of Challenges,‘Thinking of Yourself in a Higher Light’

THE NEEDIEST CASES FUNDFor New Yorkers starting new chapters, the struggles of the coronavirus pandemic took on additional intensity.By Jennifer Camille MartinLast...

Cuomo Attacks Supreme Court’s Emboldened Majority Over Virus Ruling

Cardinal Timothy Dolan also hailed the decision, saying in a tweet, “Our churches are essential.”The joy at the high court’s decision was shared...

2nd Coronavirus Wave Hits Buffalo Area ‘With a Vengeance’

Intensive care admissions are increasing at a slower rate, because of improvements in care, though 40 people have already died of the virus...

Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut

This week’s featured properties are a five-bedroom house in Bronxville, N.Y., and a three-bedroom in Rowayton, Conn. Source link

Homes for Sale in Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn

This week’s properties are in Manhattan Valley, Riverdale and Midwood. Source link

They Were Worried About Finances. This Is How They Got Help.

The prolonged pandemic has forced many New Yorkers to reassess their finances, bringing wrenching decisions on how to get by despite lost jobs...

N.J. Governor Wants Schools Open. Local Officials Have Other Ideas.

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. — Gov. Philip D. Murphy has urged New Jersey school districts to open for some face-to-face instruction, repeatedly noting that...

Why This Billionaire Will Never Leave New York

Why on God’s green earth would anyone choose to live somewhere besides New York City?This, to Leonard A. Lauder, the philanthropist and chairman...

New Jersey’s American Dream Mall Is Still Waiting to Fully Open

When the American Dream mall, a massive shopping and entertainment complex next to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., finally opened its doors...

A Badly Timed Disruption for Wine Sales in the New York Area

A severe thunderstorm that struck a wine warehouse and shipping company last week in North Bergen, N.J., has disrupted deliveries to stores in...

Homeless Men Must Leave Upper West Side Hotel, Judge Rules

About 200 homeless men will have to vacate a hotel on Manhattan’s Upper West Side that has been used as an emergency shelter...

See the New York City Holiday Christmas Windows

It was just a little over a month ago that President Donald J. Trump declared in the final presidential debate that New York...

Maradona The Greatest GOAT of Our Times, Dies at 60!

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, Matias Morla, Maradona's longtime agent, confirmed to EFE. The World Cup winner was recently...

Democrats Claim Veto-Proof Majority in N.Y. Senate, Pressuring Cuomo

The governor also said that its members — drawn both from more liberal areas downstate, and more moderate areas elsewhere — were not...

The Truth About Thanksgiving Alone in New York City

Though her mother lives in Arizona, Cecily Smith typically spends Thanksgiving in New York City with friends who feel like family.Some years, they...

At New York’s Nadir, Dinkins Gave the City the ‘Freedom to Imagine’

The former mayor, whose commitment to fighting poverty was bred in his bone, is perhaps best known for working with Governor Cuomo to...

What the M.T.A.’s ‘Doomsday’ Cuts Would Actually Look Like

Since the pandemic plunged New York’s public transit system into its worst financial crisis, the transit agency has warned of devastating cuts, including...

Remembering David Dinkins, First Black Mayor of N.Y.C.

It’s Wednesday. We’re off tomorrow and Friday for Thanksgiving, but we’ll be back on Monday. Weather: Clouds give way to sun;...

Jackson Township, N.J.: A Range of Housing With ‘Tremendous Value’

Like so many New Yorkers who have recently fled the city, Luis and Evelyn Torres had been thinking about selling their home, a...

David Dinkins Kept Loving Tennis, No Matter Who Mocked Him

“These programs teach our young people more than just tennis,” Dinkins wrote in The Times in 1990. “They reinforce values such as discipline,...

5 Ways That David Dinkins Shaped New York City

He was a racial reconciliatorMr. Dinkins was elected not long after Yusef Hawkins, a Black teenager, was chased and murdered by a white...

2 Officers Are Wounded and Man Is Killed in Queens Shootout, Police Say

A man in Queens shot two police officers responding to a domestic violence call on Tuesday, prompting them to return fire and kill...

$15,000 Fine After Secret Hasidic Wedding Draws Thousands of Guests

The wedding in Brooklyn, which lasted for more than four hours, was held at the Yetev Lev D’Satmar synagogue in Williamsburg and celebrated...

Zagat and Michelin Hit Pause on New York City Guides

Restaurant ratings traditionally land in November, with the annual release of the latest guides from Michelin and Zagat. Not this year. Both companies...

A Thanksgiving Parade, Unfazed by Snow or Wind, Takes on a Pandemic

Not snow, not rain, not gusting winds or the Great Depression have caused the cancellation of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in its...

How ‘Blue Bloods’ and Other Shows Resumed Filming in Pandemic N.Y.C.

“Just the Covid division alone for each production could be up to 40 people,” said Doug Steiner, the chief executive of Steiner Studios,...

How de Blasio Backed Himself Into a Corner on Closing Schools

It was just hours before Mayor Bill de Blasio would reveal that New York City had reached a test positivity rate that would...

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Latest Updates

Weather: Sunny but chilly. High in the upper 40s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Thursday (Thanksgiving Day). For months, New York City...

Pandemic’s Fiscal Toll on New York City: 5 Takeaways

New York City has lost more than 24,000 people to the coronavirus — a devastating toll that could rise substantially as a second...

The Last Word: David N. Dinkins

new video loaded: The Last Word: David N. DinkinstranscriptBacktranscriptThe Last Word: David N. DinkinsThe first African-American mayor of New York on his...

Giuliani Is Among First Public Figures to Commemorate David Dinkins

Rudolph W. Giuliani was among the first major figures to commemorate the former New York City mayor David N. Dinkins, who died late...

David N. Dinkins, New York’s First Black Mayor, Dies at 93

Mr. Dinkins and his wife settled in Harlem, where her father, Daniel L. Burrows, was a real estate and insurance broker with political...

Cuomo Invited His Mother for Thanksgiving. New Yorkers Noticed.

ALBANY, N.Y. — For days, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has been preaching a message of sacrifice during the holidays, warning New Yorkers that...

Emergency Hospital Reopening on Staten Island to Handle 2nd Wave

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Monday that New York would reopen an emergency hospital on Staten Island to address a new surge...

A Filipino Kitchen Opened by Busy Nurses Who Wanted Breakfast

The restaurant was opened in August by three Filipino New Yorkers: Jude Canela, Maricris Dinopol and Joan Calanog. All three are nurses at...

As Customers Move Online, So Does the Holiday Shopping Season

The holidays will look different at Macy’s this year. The Thanksgiving Day parade will proceed without spectators, and Santa Claus will not be...

Met Museum Appoints Chief Diversity Officer

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Monday that it is appointing its first chief diversity officer, Lavita McMath Turner.The search for the...

Small Social Gatherings Aren’t Driving the Virus Surge (So Far)

An analysis of nearly 800 nursing homes in six states experiencing the biggest surges, including North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, found that...

Buffalo Diocese Accused of Yearslong Cover-Up of Sexual Abuse

The New York attorney general’s office on Monday accused the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and three bishops connected to it of violating...

‘Vision Zero’ Leader Is the Latest to Leave New York Mayor’s Team

Progress has not come without some backsliding. It’s hard to find anyone, Ms. Trottenberg included, who thinks the city will achieve zero fatalities...

1 Woman Is Killed and 6 Others Are Wounded in Brooklyn Mass Shooting

One woman was killed and six other people were wounded, including a 14-year-old girl, when at least two people opened fire at a...

In a Pandemic, Even Minimalists Need Space

For years, Erin Boyle wrote about living in a tiny apartment on her blog, “Reading My Tea Leaves,” detailing the creative, thrifty ways...

Electric Scooters Are Now Legal in New York. But Are They Safe?

“It couldn’t come at a better time during this Covid era,” Councilman Fernando Cabrera, who sponsored the measure, said in a recent interview....

Nail Salons, Lifeline for Immigrants, Have Lost Half Their Business

On most days, Juyoung Lee is the only person inside Beverly Nail Studio, the salon that she owns in Flushing, Queens. It is...

Sex Club Party for 80 Is Shut Down as Sheriff Targets Illegal Gatherings

By midnight on Saturday, about 80 guests had crowded into a sex club in Queens to drink and party. At around the same...

The U.S. Has Lots of Ventilators — but Too Few Specialists to Mind Them

A burst of production solved the dire shortage that defined the first wave of Covid. But the surplus may not be enough to...

Homes That Sold for Around $450,000

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

New York City Hit a 3% Positive Test Rate. Or Did It?

Three percent.It is the most important number in New York City right now, a critical threshold that triggers restrictions by state and local...

‘I Was on My Sunset Walk When I Came Upon a Gorgeous Ballerina’

Prima BallerinaDear Diary:I was on my sunset walk when I came upon a gorgeous ballerina in her mid-60s performing a barre routine at...

Arthur Imperatore, Founder of a Critical Ferry Service, Dies at 95

Arthur E. Imperatore Sr., a bluff entrepreneur who parlayed a trucking fortune into a dubious ferryboat operation that grew to be a critical...

What Happened When a School District Banned Thin Blue Line Flags

In late October, administrators in a suburban New York school district told employees that some of their apparel was making students feel uncomfortable,...

Inside America’s Thanksgiving Travel Chaos

“Our parents felt a need to both preserve our culture, but also make us see how we fit in,” said her daughter, Dr....

Democratic Leaders in Brooklyn Mingled at a Party. Few Wore Masks.

As Democratic leaders in New York institute more stringent restrictions to combat the coronavirus and urge people to follow them, one group of...

‘I Am Shaken’: Spate of Violent Subway Attacks Unnerves Riders

It was 2 p.m. on Tuesday, on what would have normally been a busy weekday as the Thanksgiving holiday neared. Alex Weisman, a...

House Race Between Tenney and Brindisi Is Down to 100-Vote Margin

A tight House rematch in Central New York between a first-term Democrat and an outspoken Republican supporter of President Trump has gone to...

When New York City Schools Reopen, 765,000 Students Won’t Be There

Several weeks before Mayor Bill de Blasio shut New York City’s school system, the nation’s largest, amid a surge in coronavirus cases, he...

A Bright Spot in the Pandemic Gloom: Jazz is Everywhere in New York

Every night after her shift this spring, Bridget Queral would leave the hospital where she worked as a nurse to find her husband,...

In Brooklyn, Grand Army Plaza Gets an Intervention

In the moments after the Presidential election was called in favor of Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Nov. 7, a jubilant crowd gathered...

How the Owner of a Coffee Shop With a Community Fridge Spends Sundays

With the holidays approaching, Ms. Begum plans to distribute 200 boxes of essentials, including coats and books, to Black, Indigenous and other people...

Will Manhattan’s Elite Really Spurn Ivanka and Jared (and Their Money)?

From the very beginning, members of the art world protested the Trump regime. Four years ago, they began a social media campaign under...

This Is How the Outbreak Is Resurging Across New York City

At first, New York officials tracked the resurgence of the coronavirus to a few neighborhoods in the city with large populations of Orthodox...

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