What’s the Vibe in New York City Right Now?

What’s the vibe right now?

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How to Stop Speeding Drivers in N.Y.C.? Scare Them

Traffic deaths in New York City have risen to the highest level in eight years. A new campaign aims to shock them into slowing down.

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Man Is Charged With Arson in Fire at an L.G.B.T.Q. Club in Brooklyn

Prosecutors said John Lhota can be seen on security camera footage setting the blaze, which destroyed the club, Rash, and injured two workers.

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How an Expert in Vietnamese Coffee Spends Her Sundays

When Sahra Nguyen is not teaching Americans about Robusta beans, she’s shopping and enjoying cocktails, or maybe a game of pool.

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New York’s Concert Scene Gets a Lavish New Addition: Brooklyn Made

The 500-capacity live venue in Bushwick will offer unique perks to musicians who play there, including a private pool and use of a loft apartment.

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‘What Do I Do Next?’: Orphaned by Covid, Two Teens Find Their Way

The virus took their mother. Now, as the city reopens, a brother and a sister are rebuilding their lives.

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Police Officer Is Shot While Responding to Gunfire in Brooklyn

The officer was in stable condition and a suspect was in custody after a confrontation on Howard Avenue near the border of Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant, the authorities said.

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What’s It Like to Have Kamala Harris As ‘Momala’? We Asked Her Stepkids.

A Zoom interview with Ella and Cole Emhoff.

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A Choreographer and Her Girls Retell a Tragedy Through Dance

Tiffany Rae explores the Birmingham church bombing of 1963, in which four Black girls were killed, in a new dance video.

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

House of Yes was a revolution in New York nightlife: A space at once wild and safe, challenging and inclusive. Can it ever come back?

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In Brooklyn, a Ghost of Breweries Past

Remnants of 19th-century Bushwick still exist at the William Ulmer Brewery. A castle-like, two-story office is on the market as residences, while other plans have been stalled by the pandemic.

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

Ethan Williams, who had long dreamed of moving to New York, became another victim of the wave of gun violence that has shaken the city.

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Outdoors in Bushwick, Gardens of Theatrical Discovery

Replete with music, masks and vibrant costumes, “Quince” and “Beast Visit” turn urban green spaces into stages for festivity.

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Downsizing From a Two-Bedroom to a Studio

A couple moved from a two-bedroom to a studio late last fall. But even after four months of quarantine, they don’t regret the decision.

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3 Long (Haired) Months: Barbershop Before-and-Afters

As salons and barbershops opened up in the city on Monday, New Yorkers relished the opportunity to freshen up.

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Will Work for Room

After the coronavirus put him out of work and he fell behind on rent, a Brooklyn resident came up with a plan to work for his landlord.

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Plastic Shields and Homemade Lysol: How a N.Y. Grocery Has Persevered

The coronavirus upended the mundane routine at City Fresh Market in Brooklyn, where workers have scrambled to keep shelves stocked while trying to keep themselves safe every day.

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