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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Masks Protect Against Covid—and Awkward Social Situations

Bhushan Sethi, 47, lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and runs around Central Park, either the loop or the reservoir, daily....

N.Y. Shuts Funeral Home Where Dozens of Bodies Were Found in Trucks

The grisly discovery captured the tragedy and chaos of the pandemic at its height in New York City: dozens of bodies found decomposing...

Sunnyside, Queens: The Lure of Greenery in a Pandemic

Like many New Yorkers, Geoff Dyck and Casey Wang wanted to be closer to nature during the pandemic. The couple, who were renting...

What to Know About the Future of Tourism in N.Y.C.

Weather: Sunny, with a high near 40, but stiff wind will make it seem like it’s in the 20s. Alternate-side parking: In...

Sheldon H. Solow, Manhattan Real Estate Mogul, Dies at 92

Though shy of publicity not of his own making, he was often in the news, announcing a project or one of his 200...

Who’s Coming to Thanksgiving? N.Y. Sheriffs Say It’s Not Their Business

Mr. Azzopardi added that the governor’s office expected most New Yorkers to comply with the order, as they had with previous restrictions. Widespread...

Thanksgiving Options for Pickup and Delivery

Olivia Cooks for YouA Thanksgiving for two, $65 per person, with turkey, beef tenderloin or vegetarian squash lasagna as the centerpiece, is available...

Jacob’s Pillow Theater, Site of Dance Festival, Destroyed in Fire

A theater at Jacob’s Pillow, a destination for dance performance in Becket, Mass., was destroyed on Tuesday in an early morning fire.The fire...

‘I Had to See That Owl’: Central Park’s New Celebrity Bird

It was late afternoon in the North Woods of Central Park, and the sun was setting fast. Joshua Kristal, a photographer with a...

Immunity to the Coronavirus May Last Years, New Data Hint

“Sterilizing immunity doesn’t happen very often — that is not the norm,” said Alessandro Sette, an immunologist at the La Jolla Institute of...

Why Cities Are Finally Showing Skateboarders Some Respect

In New Jersey, the debut of Jersey City’s inaugural skate park was the culmination of years of struggle by local skate skateboarders, who...

How Republicans in N.Y. Are Responding to the Election

Weather: Mixed sun and clouds, turning gusty in the afternoon with a chance of rain. High in the mid-40s. Overnight, it could...

Tourism, Engine for N.Y.C. Economy, May Not Fully Recover Until 2025

Tourism in New York City will need at least four years to recover from the free-fall triggered by the pandemic, according to a...

I❤️NY in Crisis: How Do Tourist Shops Survive With No Tourists?

Like many souvenir stores in New York City, Memories of New York in Manhattan is packed with shirts. They bear the logos of...

A Pattern of Leniency Toward Officers Accused of Misconduct

Weather: Sunny, but cool and blustery, with a high in the low 50s and gusts up to 28 miles an hour. Alternate-side...

‘Rumble in the Bronx’ Fight Club Drew 200. The Sheriff Shut It Down.

More than 200 people stood shoulder to shoulder shouting as two men sparred at the center of a Bronx warehouse. Some people hung...

Did It Hit 3%? Why Parents and Teachers Are Fixated on One Number

The news that hundreds of thousands of parents and educators had been awaiting arrived at 9:45 on Sunday morning, in a tweet from...

Catch the Vibe: Club Culture Comes to Life at Lincoln Center

It’s more than just another dance film born during the pandemic, because it is more than a dance. It’s a celebration of a...

Homes That Sold for Around $675,000

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

‘It Was Hard Not to Eavesdrop on the Two Men at the Next Table’

EavesdroppingDear Diary:It was fall 1969, and I was a college student in Manhattan. One afternoon, I met a friend for lunch at a...

A Watchdog Accused Officers of Serious Misconduct. Few Were Punished.

One New York City police officer was accused of pepper-spraying a woman, then denying her medical treatment while she was handcuffed in a...

Staying Apart, But Praying Together

Emilio Artea, the beloved longtime deacon at St. Agatha’s, a Roman Catholic church in Brooklyn, died from Covid-19 on Good Friday this year....

Missing From State Plans to Distribute the Coronavirus Vaccine: Money to Do It

Record-keeping requirements will also be an overwhelming task, officials said. The C.D.C. wants to track, in real time, the age, sex, race and...

A Woman Is Stabbed, and Two 15-Year-Olds Are Charged With Murder

Nyla Bond, 20, met Anmerie Morales, 15, about a year ago. Despite their age difference, they became friends and often spent time together...

Rep. Katko Wins Rematch, Keeps G.O.P. Seat in Democratic District

Representative John M. Katko, a moderate Republican who has defied the nation’s partisan drift by holding on to a seat in a Democratic-leaning...

8 Months After Virus Hit, an Ominous Sign: Long Lines for Testing Again

New Yorkers stood for hours in long lines to be tested for the coronavirus on Friday, a disturbing indicator that shows the basic...

Before ‘I Have a Dream,’ Martin Luther King Almost Died. This Man Saved Him.

The bar in Showman’s Jazz Club, a Harlem destination for visitors from just down the block to Japan and back, stretched from the...

The ‘Inn’ Is Out at the Beatrice, but History Still Holds Sway

The Beatrice Inn has been at 285 West 12th Street for nearly 100 years in one form or another, drawing generations of New...

Homeless Men Moved Into a Tourist Hotel. What Followed Was Unexpected.

An opera singer who also studied public relations is struggling to find work. His new roommate, released from prison a year ago, is...

New Director for the Bronx Museum of the Arts? It’s a Familiar Name.

Mr. Rodriguez was recruited to the Bronx Museum of the Arts by Holly Block, the museum’s longtime executive director, from the Frost Art...

Two People Killed in Explosion at Connecticut V.A. Hospital

Two people performing mechanical work at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut were killed on Friday morning in what officials described as a...

Why Liberal New Yorkers Threw Money at Doomed Candidates All Over the U.S.

On the Democratic side, the biggest of these is the Senate Majority PAC, aligned with Senator Chuck Schumer of New York. It put...

As Coronavirus Cases Spike, Should Indoor Dinning be Allowed When Classrooms Close?

In many European countries, keeping schools open, with safety precautions, has been a political and social priority, even as governments have recently moved...

As Soon as Trump Leaves Office, He Faces Greater Risk of Prosecution

In his lawsuit seeking to block the grand jury subpoena, Mr. Trump’s lawyers quoted 2018 campaign statements by the attorney general, Letitia James,...

As Soon as Trump Leaves Office, He Faces Greater Risk of Prosecution

In his lawsuit seeking to block the grand jury subpoena, Mr. Trump’s lawyers quoted 2018 campaign statements by the attorney general, Letitia James,...

How a Designer of Outdoor Spaces Spends His Sundays

Since the onset of the pandemic, the landscape designer Todd Haiman has received “a ton” of calls from New Yorkers with terraces, yards...

Is This the Worst It’s Ever Been for N.Y.C. Cabbies?

Weather: Chilly and rainy; high in the low 50s. Sunny, cool and breezy on Saturday. Warmer Sunday, with a chance of late...

Covid Pushes Real Estate Into the Future

Thyssenkrupp Elevator, one of the largest elevator manufacturers, has begun installing air systems that pull in purified air straight from the elevator shaft....

As Virus Cases Spike, Should Indoor Dining Be Allowed When Classrooms Close?

In many European countries, keeping schools open, with safety precautions, has been a political and social priority, even as governments have recently moved...

Overlooked No More: Anya Phillips, Fashion Influencer in New York’s Punk Scene

This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times.In...

Stagehand Falls to His Death at the Winter Garden Theater

A stagehand died Thursday morning after falling from a ladder on the fly floor above the stage at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theater.The 54-year-old...

Layoffs at Police Watchdog Agency Prompt Claims of Retaliation

Four senior officials at the city agency that investigates allegations of police misconduct were abruptly laid off on Thursday in what officials described...

The Word at MoMA Is ‘Rotation, Rotation, Rotation’

The Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection is on the move. It’s not leaving the building but it’s in motion as never before....

Pearl Chin Dies at 71; Her Knitting Store Was a Haven and a Hub

Pearl Chin, the founder of Knitty City, a yarn shop on the Upper West Side of Manhattan that became an inclusive sanctuary for...

Rep. Max Rose Is Defeated in a N.Y. House Victory for Republicans

In June, Mr. Rose attended a demonstration in Staten Island to protest the death of George Floyd. His participation became a focal point...

Pandemic Pushes N.Y.C. Cabbies to the Brink: ‘I Can’t Hold On’

Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk, the head of the city Taxi and Limousine Commission, which oversees yellow cabs and ride-hailing companies, said the industry was...

7 Things to Do This Weekend

Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually. Source link

Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey

This week’s properties are a five-bedroom in Millstone, N.J., and a four-bedroom in Glen Cove, N.Y. Source link

In Year of Dashed Expectations, Buoying Artists and Educators

The initiative is designed to support multiple beneficiaries: the teachers, their students, the nonprofits and other collaborators, like videographers and artists, who were...

Sky Hopinka: Songs of the Earth and the Road

All the work is from last year. The 16 half-abstract photos came first. They’re pictures of pictures: still-life style shots of color transparencies,...

Homes for Sale in New York City

This week’s properties are in Sunset Park, NoHo and on the Grand Concourse. Source link

How the Pandemic Inspired a Kitchen-Share Scene Among Out-of-Work Chefs

Six years ago, Katy McNulty, the chef and owner of The Pixie and the Scout, a catering company, raised $40,000 through Kickstarter to...

N.Y.C. Schools May Close Again as Coronavirus Cases Surge

In New York, classrooms that once seated 30 children now accommodate nine to allow for social distancing. Masks are required throughout the day,...

It Was Raided by the Feds in 1932. Now It’s Making Artisanal Moonshine.

About 30 miles north of Poughkeepsie, in the small town of Pine Plains, is Ryan Road. Quiet and flanked by farmland, it has...

Coronavirus Surge in N.Y.: 5 Takeaways

Weather: The rain will gradually taper, but the temperature will sink to the mid-50s by midafternoon. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Saturday...

19% Test Positive as Outbreak Accelerates in N.J.’s Largest City

“You really love your family?” he added. “For Thanksgiving, you should not be with them.”The governor has repeatedly said that private indoor gatherings...

Israel Horovitz, Playwright Felled by Allegations of Abuse, Dies at 81

Israel Horovitz, an influential and oft-produced playwright whose career was tarnished by accusations by multiple women that he had sexually assaulted them, died...

Where the Party Never Sleeps

New Yorkers are resilient, at least when it comes to their nightclubs. As the pandemic drags on, fun-seeking locals have found creative spots...

Hell’s Kitchen: Where East Village Grit Meets the Artsy West Side

Tucked behind the playhouses along Broadway, Hell’s Kitchen has long attracted theater people. For Holly-Anne Devlin, a 37-year-old producer and director, the relationship...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Revives Broadway for a Day

Broadway may be dark for several months to come, but actors from four shuttered shows have been given the opportunity — a rare...

How N.Y.C.’s Conservative Bastion Became a Virus Hot Spot

At a shopping center in the borough on Tuesday, Kathy Melka, who lives in Eltingville, said she takes the virus seriously. She wears...

An Alarming Virus Trend on Staten Island

Weather: Keep an umbrella handy: Rain could get heavy in the afternoon. High in the low to mid-70s. Alternate-side parking: Suspended today...

What Happens to Some L.G.B.T.Q. Teens When Their Parents Reject Them

A teenage girl from Brooklyn bounced to four foster homes before she trusted a family enough to come out as bisexual. In Queens,...

Man Arrested Over Threat to Schumer and Vow to ‘Blow Up’ F.B.I.

On Sunday, as votes were still being tallied in one of the most hotly contested elections in United States history, Brian Maiorana took...

A Sick Swan Is Saved After a 23-Mile Odyssey by Foot, Car and Subway

They all drove to the Howard Beach subway station, where the husband, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority employee, helped Ms. Cordova-Rojas lug her bike...

She Was Found Dead and Dismembered. Prosecutors Say They Now Know Why.

Nicole Odom, Ms. Odom’s mother, did not respond to a message left with a relative. In a 2018 interview, she said her daughter...

Mark Strausman, Chef of Fred’s at Barneys, Opens His Own Spot

HeadlinerMark’s Off MadisonThe chef Mark Strausman was on the verge of opening his own restaurant in the former A Voce space at Madison...

Nxivm’s Leader Is Guilty of Ugly Crimes. These Die-Hards Stand by Him.

For years, Keith Raniere won glowing endorsements from the Hollywood actresses, millionaires and Ivy League graduates who studied his teachings during self-help classes...

Covid Threatens People With Intellectual and Developmental Challenges

Over all, the death rate among all patients with Covid-19 was 0.6 percent. By contrast, 1.22 percent of those with developmental disorders and...

United to Return to JFK After Five Year Absence

United Airlines said Tuesday that it would return to Kennedy International Airport in February, a move that could intensify competition between large airlines...

The Children Never Had Covid. So Why Did They Have Coronavirus Antibodies?

It’s been a big puzzle of the pandemic: Why are children so much less likely than adults to become infected with the new...

Silver Apricot Applies a Chinese Lens to Farm-to-Table Cooking

Her take on the Caesar doesn’t rely on hosing down half a head of lettuce with creamy dressing and strafing it with grated...

These Towns Trusted a Doctor to Set Up Covid Testing. Sample Patient Fee: $1,944.

Rebecca Sussman got a coronavirus test because town officials in Bedford, N.Y., encouraged her to.“If you haven’t gotten your test yet, please do...

Vatican Report Concludes McCarrick’s Ascent Was Aided by Misleading Accounts

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican on Tuesday released a highly anticipated report investigating how the disgraced former prelate Theodore E. McCarrick rose through...

Vatican Report Concludes McCarrick’s Ascent Was Aided by Misleading Accounts

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican on Tuesday released a highly anticipated report investigating how the disgraced former prelate Theodore E. McCarrick rose through...

Vatican Report Concludes McCarrick’s Ascent Was Aided by Misleading Accounts

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican on Tuesday released a highly anticipated report investigating how the disgraced former prelate Theodore E. McCarrick rose through...

Second Coronavirus Wave in NYC: Is it Starting?

Weather: Foggy early, then mixed sun and clouds. High in the low 70s. Alternate-side parking: In effect today. Suspended tomorrow for Veterans...

She Was Found Dead and Dismembered. Prosecutors Say They Now Know Why.

Brandy Odom had a plan for her life, people who knew her said. Ms. Odom, 26, was on the path to a stable...

Is a Second Wave Starting in N.Y.C.?

Weather: Foggy early, then mixed sun and clouds. High in the low 70s. Alternate-side parking: In effect today. Suspended tomorrow for Veterans...

N.Y.P.D. Will No Longer Force Women to Remove Hijabs for Mug Shots

Two years ago, two Muslim women joined forces to sue the New York Police Department, claiming they had suffered the same embarrassing ordeal.The...

Virus Cases Spike Again in N.Y.C. as New Restrictions Are Considered

As coronavirus cases have surged to records across the country, New York City had hoped to keep the outbreak at bay and press...

What Biden’s Win Could Mean for New York: 5 Takeaways

Leaders in New York City have been counting on one thing to help the city recover from the pandemic: a Joseph R. Biden...

Moving to New York to Start Their Dance Careers

“Our general impression was that in our budget everything was really small,” Ms. Passarelli said. “And in the neighborhoods where there were a...

How New York Reacted to Biden’s Win

Weather: Mostly sunny with a high in the mid-70s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Wednesday (Veterans Day). In many New York City...

The Setups for Outdoor Winter Dining Are Lavish. But Are They Safe?

After ordering a margarita on a chilly patio in Boston recently, “I looked at the waiter and I said, ‘Soon, the only thing...

Homes That Sold for Around $750,000

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

Earthquake Rattles Parts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island

A minor earthquake rumbled through parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island on Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.The earthquake...

‘I Was Biking Along Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn After Having a Burrito’

Sunset ParkDear Diary:It was one of those late-summer nights where it’s still warm enough to wear a T-shirt but brisk enough that you...

Cheers Erupt on N.Y.C. Streets After Biden’s Victory Is Declared

Cheers erupted and people flooded into the streets of many New York City neighborhoods to celebrate on Saturday after major news organizations declared...

The Good News/Bad News About Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center

The complex, which normally is home to some 18,000 office workers and attracts countless tourists, has, like the rest of Midtown, not been...

As Virus Rate Surges to 6%, N.J. Governor Warns of Crackdown

A spike in Covid-19 cases has again put New Jersey on the cusp of imposing restrictions meant to keep the coronavirus at bay,...

How ‘Defund the Police’ Became a Flashpoint in Competitive N.Y. Races

The feelings of betrayal seemed to begin about a year ago, when Representative Max Rose, a first-term Democratic congressman representing a swing district...

Viola Smith, ‘Fastest Girl Drummer in the World,’ Dies at 107

Viola Smith, who played a giant 12-piece drum kit and was billed as the “fastest girl drummer in the world” — and who...

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...

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