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Steve Bannon Loses Lawyer After Suggesting Beheading of Fauci

Stephen K. Bannon, the former adviser to President Trump who is known for his right-wing extremism, suggested on Thursday that the F.B.I. director...

Van Drew, Who Switched Parties and Backed Trump, Keeps N.J. House Seat

“A lot of money and a lot of power was used against me, quite frankly, to remove me from my seat during a...

Are We Losing a Generation of Children to Remote Learning?

Early in the year, before the pandemic subjected millions of children to a precarious but necessary experiment, Wendy Poveda, the principal of P.S...

What’s It Like to Return to the Office?

Ever so carefully, New Yorkers are trickling back into offices that have been revamped for the pandemic. But as infection rates rise around...

Baby, It’s Cold Outside – The New York Times

“Obviously, you can’t be outside for as long during the cold months, but if you dress properly, you can be outside for long...

A Star of the ‘Raging Rooks,’ He Helped Change the Face of N.Y.C. Chess

Mr. Robinson died suddenly on Oct. 13 at age 43, his family said, declining to say more than that he died of natural...

How an Eataly Executive Spends His Sundays

Dino Borri comes from the northern Italian town of Bra, the home of Bra cheese and the Slow Food movement. He worked as...

The Penthouse Where Leonard Bernstein Once Lived Is for Sale

A Park Avenue penthouse that was once home to the composer Leonard Bernstein and his family is returning to the market for the...

What We Know About Election Results in New York

Weather: Mostly cloudy, gradually turning sunny, with a high around 70. Sunny over the weekend, with highs staying near 70. Alternate-side parking:...

Cuomo Blames de Blasio as Strains Mount Over N.Y. Democrats’ Showing

ALBANY, N.Y. — With Democrats facing the loss of at least one congressional seat in New York and several state senators imperiled on...

Children Produce Weaker Coronavirus Antibodies, Study Finds

Children infected with the coronavirus produce weaker antibodies and fewer types of them than adults do, suggesting they clear their infection much faster,...

7 Things to Do This Weekend

Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually or in person in New York City. Source link

N.Y.P.D. Anti-Harassment Official Accused of Racist Rants

For more than 20 years, an online chat board called the Rant has been the place where New York City police officers have...

Cancer Cost Him a Kidney. The Pandemic Delayed a Transplant.

New Yorkers with medical issues faced additional burdens in lockdown, balancing protecting their health and staying afloat. Source link

Ailing and Skipping Meals. Then, ‘You Know, I Could Use a Hand.’

Depression, coupled with an old knee injury, left Ms. Taylor unable to leave her apartment to purchase food. By the end of April,...

Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut

This week’s properties are a five-bedroom in Ossining, N.Y., and a four-bedroom in Westport, Conn. Source link

Homes for Sale in Brooklyn Manhattan and the Bronx

This week’s properties are in Crown Heights, Murray Hill and Riverdale. Source link

It Had Aerialists, Fire Eaters and Glitter. Is Brooklyn’s Wildest Party Over?

It was just a year ago that Jacquelyn Feliciano and Jonathan McDonald were swinging upside down through the sticky, neon-colored air at House...

Tears, Hugs and Fresh Clothes: New Jersey Prisoners Rejoice at Release

TRENTON, N.J. — Brenton McPherson took a long sip of fresh air, borrowed a stranger’s phone to call his mother and walked across...

‘Not a Great Outcome’ for N.Y. Democrats as G.O.P. Gains

Weather: Mostly sunny today, high in the mid-60s.Alternate-side parking: In effect until Wednesday (Veterans Day). New York Democrats had high hopes going...

Police ‘Kettle’ and Arrest Nearly 60 Protesters in Manhattan

The protesters had briefly shut down traffic in the neighborhood while chanting slogans like “every city, every town, burn the precincts to the...

Voters in Jersey City Embrace a New Tax to Finance the Arts

Officials in Jersey City could not be blamed for worrying a bit on Tuesday about the referendum they placed on the ballot to...

Helen Lachs Ginsburg, Who Saw a Living Wage as a Right, Dies at 91

Helen Lachs Ginsburg, an economist and leading authority on full employment, or what has been called a job guarantee, died on Oct. 8...

Some Suburban Strongholds Swing Back to G.O.P. in N.Y. and Across U.S.

Heading into Election Day, Democrats in New York had high hopes across the ballot, with three House races targeted in a national “Red...

A Conductor Becomes a Virtual-Concert Jet-Setter

NEWARK — On a recent afternoon at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center here, a scaled-down contingent of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra...

Jahana Hayes, Connecticut’s 1st Black Congresswoman, Wins 2nd Term

Jahana Hayes, the first Black woman elected to Congress from Connecticut, won a second term on Wednesday, overcoming a heated campaign that included...

Torres and Jones Win, Will Become 1st Gay Black Members of Congress

Assuming, as some researchers do, that Americans who are gay, bisexual or transgender represent 4.5 percent of the population, and Black Americans represent...

Incumbent Democrats Win in N.J. House Races; Van Drew Narrowly Ahead

The Democratic incumbents in two of New Jersey’s closest congressional races were declared winners just after midnight on Wednesday in an election that...

2 Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now

Minoru YoshidaThrough Nov. 8. Ulterior Gallery, 172 Attorney Street, Manhattan; 917-472-7784, ulteriorgallery.com.Minoru Yoshida grew up playing the piano, studied painting in Kyoto, Japan,...

What $1.25 Million Buys You in Maine, Texas and New York

Orland, Maine | $1.25 MillionA circa-1905 waterfront retreat with a six-bedroom main house, a 1995 three-bedroom guesthouse and garage, and a craft studio,...

2,258 N.J. Prisoners Will Be Released in a Single Day

In a sweeping acknowledgment of the risks of the coronavirus in cramped prisons, New Jersey will release more than 2,000 inmates on Wednesday...

How Long Will the Counting Drag On in New York?

More than 1.1 million New York City residents voted before Election Day, waiting hours in lines that snaked around city blocks. Hundreds of...

How New York Voted – The New York Times

Weather: Sunny and warmer. High in the low 60s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Nov. 11 (Veterans Day). Election Day is over,...

Haworth, N.J.: A ‘True Hometown’ 20 Miles From Midtown Manhattan

Like many newcomers, Jessica Shreefter and Corey Hennig had been unaware of Haworth, a densely wooded borough in northern Bergen County, N.J. There...

Rep. Elise Stefanik, Called ‘Republican Star’ by Trump, Wins 4th Term

Representative Elise Stefanik was re-elected to a fourth term on Tuesday, riding President Trump’s popularity in a rural conservative region in northern New...

Incumbent Democrats Prevail in New Jersey Congressional Races

The Democratic incumbents in two of New Jersey’s closest congressional races were declared winners just after midnight Wednesday in an election that was...

Recreational Marijuana Legalized by New Jersey Voters

After years of legislative failures, New Jersey voters on Tuesday authorized the legal use of recreational marijuana in a year when supporters rallied...

Ocasio-Cortez Wins 2nd Term in Costly Loss for Republicans

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York sailed to an overwhelming victory on Tuesday over a first-time Republican challenger who, despite his long-shot credentials,...

New York Elections: What’s at Stake

ALBANY, N.Y. — Battered by a unrelenting pandemic and a crippled economy, New Yorkers headed to the polls on Tuesday in new ways...

New Yorkers Start Election Day as They Are Likely to End It: On Edge

Republicans were playing defense in some more moderate areas, including on Long Island, where Representative Lee Zeldin was seeking a fourth term, with...

Rolls Rice Opens With Rice Rolls Inspired by Classic Asian Dishes

HeadlinerRolls RiceSoft, traced with sauce and enclosing various fillings, Cantonese steamed rice noodle rolls (cheung fun) have a devoted following in New York....

Businesses Underground Are Desperate. Even the Oyster Bar Can’t Survive.

Even as trains sat mostly empty and silence filled Vanderbilt Hall, for one day it felt like a time capsule in a corner...

Voting in N.Y.C.: An Election Day Cheat Sheet

Weather: Chance of an early shower, then mixed sun and clouds. Blustery, with a high around 50. Alternate-side parking: Suspended today for...

Macy’s, Saks and Small Stores Brace for Potential N.Y.C. Unrest

The windows of Saks Fifth Avenue, which have wowed tourists for decades, were boarded up on Monday morning. SoHo, where trendy shoppers once...

9 Ways Outdoor Dining Will Change New York

Covid-19 has changed New York City’s restaurant culture more than any event since Prohibition. The most obvious effect, happening now and getting worse...

Parents in N.Y.C. Public Schools Now Face This Agonizing Choice

Over the next two weeks, over one million parents in New York City must make a wrenching decision: Should they send their children...

‘I Still Believe in Our City’: A Public Art Series Takes On Racism

On Tuesday, New Yorkers commuting through the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center subway station will find it transformed with vibrant portraits of Black, Asian and...

The Virus Rate in Orange County Plummeted. Experts Wonder Why.

Weather: Watch out for wind gusts up to 50 m.p.h. Mixed sun and clouds, with a high in the mid-40s. Alternate-side parking:...

1.1 Million New Yorkers Voted Early. Lines and Covid Didn’t Stop Them.

They voted in high schools and middle schools, in churches and museums, in Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center and even in a...

Virus Rate Fell to 2% From 34% in One Area. But Did Anything Change?

The urgent calls from doctors to the county department of health began in mid-October, shortly after skyrocketing coronavirus cases had brought a state-imposed...

2 Warehouse Halloween Parties Attended by Nearly 1,000 Are Shut Down

Two Halloween parties with hundreds of guests dancing and drinking inside warehouses were broken up by New York City authorities this weekend, as...

Don’t Eat the Breakfast Cereal. It’s Made of Plastic.

Wrapping around a corner in Times Square, the storefront had been hidden in plain sight since the tail end of winter, when so...

The Atlantic Says It Was Deceived by Writer Ruth Shalit Barrett

Twenty-five years ago, Ruth Shalit Barrett was a rising young political reporter with a contract at GQ magazine when accusations of plagiarism derailed...

Homes That Sold for Around $1 Million

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

How to Make D.I.Y. Worry Dolls

There’s a lot to worry about these days. With Covid-19 cases rising, the new darkness of standard time and the election taking place...

‘He Managed a Smile and Thanked Charles for the Compliment’

Nice TiesDear Diary:My friend Charles and I attended the Bronx High School of Science in the 1950s, where Maurice Silver was our Spanish...

She’s Moved From the Upper East Side to ‘Cobble Hill’

The inspiration for Cecily von Ziegesar’s latest novel? Lice.About eight years ago, when her two children were in elementary school in Brooklyn, she...

Inside One Brooklyn Restaurant’s Desperate Fight to Survive the Pandemic

On the second Saturday in March, the owners of Gertie, a Jewish-American luncheonette in Brooklyn, finalized a last step in the makeover of...

Learn the Etiquette of Virtual Weddings

Help! I was asked to be there — IRL.If you’re attending a wedding in person, you may be asked to quarantine and to...

How to Listen to Radio Stations From Around the World

ThreeD radio, a 41-year-old station in Adelaide, Australia, includes aboriginal music in its regular playlists. “Their music is exceptionally soulful, and often talks...

Things To Do at Home

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

How To Avoid Election Stress

Limit your ambient exposure to social media, where attacks on a candidate or policy can feel like attacks on you, personally. Dr. Stosny...

How To Use LinkedIn – The New York Times

But don’t just post about anything — this isn’t Facebook or Instagram. “Stick to your area of expertise,” Ms. Wagadia said. “And definitely...

How Michael Skakel’s Murder Case Unfolded

OCT. 30, 1975Martha Moxley, 15, fails to show up at home after roaming her neighborhood in Greenwich with friends. Her body is found...

He’s a Rare House Republican in a District Trump Lost. Can He Hold On?

Two years ago, a pair of House Republicans in Central New York became prime targets for the Democratic Party, which had hoped to...

Crane Accident in Midtown Manhattan Sends Debris Falling

Even well after the crane appeared to have been secured, Mr. Wilson said he was going to stay at the bar for a...

‘Goodfellas,’ the Sequel? 4 Arrested in $6 Million Heist at J.F.K. Airport

The man walked into an office at Kennedy International Airport with paperwork that showed the flight information and serial numbers he needed to...

Two Museums Tried to Sell Art. Only One Caught Grief About it.

Two museums planned to sell works from their collections at a Sotheby’s auction on Wednesday night.One moved forward seamlessly, with the Brooklyn Museum...

Why This Professor Is Writing Letters for People Feeling Blue

On a recent foggy morning, Brandon Woolf was sitting on a foldable chair, in front of a foldable table, next to a Brooklyn...

Some Areas of N.Y.C. Are Getting a Lot More Testing. Guess Which Ones.

To address some of this confusion, the Health Department created “tailored webinars.” But, along with other online sources, they have turned out to...

Virus Hospitalizations Are Up in N.Y.C. But This Time, It’s Different.

At one New York City hospital, coronavirus patients began arriving a few weeks ago from Brooklyn neighborhoods and nearby suburbs that have seen...

Why Blue Places Have Been Hit Harder Economically Than Red Ones

The coronavirus recession has been more severe in Democratic-leaning places than in Republican-leaning ones. Blue states like Massachusetts and California have had steeper...

Michael Skakel, Kennedy Cousin, Will Not Face 2nd Murder Trial

The case was tabloid fodder and its legal twists and turns transfixed much of the country. In 1975, a 15-year-old girl was found...

How an Urban Beekeeper Spends His Sundays

Nick Hoefly tends to bees among the tombs of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. Happy Halloween. Source link

Down the Basement Stairs and Into the Past

She was shocked to hear from me (“OMG! Jim?”). She had promised to wait for me during my four-year enlistment, but smartly bailed....

A SoHo Triplex Sells for a Record $35.1 Million

In the final weeks before the presidential election, real estate closings slowed in New York City, but there were still several big transactions,...

Halloween in N.Y.C.: When Trick-or-Treating Is Scary, for Real

Each Halloween, Holly Bonner and her two daughters would spend up to three hours trick-or-treating at houses and businesses before returning home on...

In Brooklyn, a Ghost of Breweries Past

Numerous Brooklyn breweries died of thirst after the National Prohibition Act went into effect in 1920. The industry revived after the act’s repeal...

Is Halloween Canceled in N.Y.C.? Not Officially, but …

Weather: Bone-chilling rain and wind in the morning, with the temperature dipping into the upper 30s. Clear and cold on Saturday, then...

These Are the Perks Companies Use to Get Workers Back to Their Offices

At the headquarters of SL Green, a real estate company in Manhattan, employees walk the halls with masks on, line up with proper...

A Man in a Black Ski Mask Cuts Short a 17-Year-Old’s Life

Derek Trucios was still a high school student, just 17, but he already was talking about going to medical school. He had just...

New York Nightmare: Man Falls Through Sidewalk Into Rat-Filled Chasm

On Saturday just past noon, Leonard Shoulders moseyed up to a bus stop in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx. A handful of...

Chris Pendergast, Who Fought A.L.S. Mile After Mile, Dies at 71

In addition to his wife, Christine (Martin) Pendergast, a past president of the Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association on Long Island, he is...

8 Things to Do This Halloween Weekend

Best to stay in this Halloween weekend, lest you encounter 2020’s most frightening monster: the superspreader event.Luckily, plenty of musicians are offering at-home...

Where Covid Left Holes, Volunteers Stepped In

THE NEEDIEST CASES FUNDAs their communities’ needs shifted amid the pandemic, these neighbors offered help.On a blustery day in May, Vanessa Fransen rolled...

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...

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