To fill empty buildings, developers have been offering generous concessions, including up to five months of free rent.
This Starz series about four women “walking into real adulthood,” as the creator described it, is broadly appealing but unmistakably based in Black women’s perspectives.
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually and in person in New York City.
This week’s properties are in Harlem, Clinton Hill and Breezy Point.
Alvin Bragg has had encounters with the police both in the streets and in the courts. He wants to change the system from within.
Life, death, renewal and social media ensued.
Brian Taylor runs the business out of his home, but he has also started a mobile service, which has grown popular during the pandemic.
Dawoud Bey’s images at the Whitney Museum expose rich histories hidden beneath the surface, how places evolve over time.
A star for Bad Boy Records after the Notorious B.I.G.’s death, the rapper had a husky, seen-it-all voice even as a young man.
Shopping locally has helped foot traffic in some commercial districts across the city return almost to prepandemic levels.
Sugar Hill Creamery’s new blueberry confection is available at its Harlem and Hamilton Heights shops, and nationwide.
At Harlem Hospital, about half of the staff that’s eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine has received one, reflecting a wariness in the Black community.
April Hunt and June Berry come from different worlds. Ms. Hunt is an art-world fixture and D.J., and Ms. Berry is a child welfare consultant and chef. The two bonded over their mutual love for music and food.
The police commissioner said there will be a review to determine if correct procedures were followed in the case of 10-year-old Ayden Wolfe.
The boy, Ayden Wolfe, 10, was found unconscious in his living room, with bruises, puncture wounds and lacerations. “I don’t understand what went wrong,” a relative said.
Jacob Morris is the one-man force behind renaming nearly 40 streets in New York City.
The gift, which will also benefit formerly homeless men, was in keeping with an appeal that the host of “Jeopardy!” had made when he asked viewers to “build a gentler, kinder society.”
Cicely Tyson, who died in January, was famous all over the world. But her heart was at home, in Harlem.
Cicely Tyson lay in repose at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, where she had been a member for three decades.
The pandemic has been a challenge for Wemimo Abbey, whose company serves low-income communities.
The first two of more than a hundred planned locations in New York City opened on Tuesday in an effort to speed up the pace.
Born in 1960s Harlem, the Kamoinge collective was influential in Black photography but ignored by the mainstream until recently. This exhibition should change that.
Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha star in a swoony love story that wonderfully rethinks the classic Hollywood melodrama.
Guy Fieri directs and narrates “Restaurant Hustle 2020,” a documentary on how restaurateurs are coping during the pandemic.
Although he ultimately rejected Pentecostalism, the writer captured its pathos and ability to bear witness to Blackness in America in his first novel.
A brasserie-style destination in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a takeout-and-delivery-only outpost of Nice Day, and more restaurant news.
Niyi Okuboyejo makes his efo riro with turkey and yams, but you should feel free to experiment. It’s a dish, he says, that rewards improvisation.
The untold story of the patrolman who took charge when the civil rights leader was stabbed in Harlem.
Charu Robinson was one of the pioneers who inspired a generation of children to play a game that had been the province of elite schools.
Some New Yorkers are trying to find a way to celebrate Halloween despite concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
The police said an attack on the pianist was not a hate crime, but social media disagreed. Now he’s considering a return to Japan.
For Hawk Newsome, a co-founder of a movement in New York, the activism does not let up on the weekend.
Yes, some buyers are leaving Manhattan. But others are doubling down on Brooklyn and Queens.
Our critic chats with the architect David Adjaye about Hotel Theresa, Marcus Garvey Park, the home of Langston Hughes, the Y.M.C.A. and other landmarks.
Over several days this summer, The New York Times tallied the face-covering status of over 7,000 people at 14 spots across the city.
When Kwame Owusu-Kesse is not helping families and schools navigate the pandemic, he is trying to wean his toddler off “Baby Shark.”
About 180,000 customers lost electricity in an outage that Con Edison said was caused by issues with its “transmission system.”
Long lines are still forming at Famous Fish Market, a Black-owned business that’s been in the same family for nearly 50 years.
The works in Harlem and Lower Manhattan are much more than a challenge to President Trump; they are opportunities for Black artists and community togetherness.
Dr. Erika Alejandro Crespo Martínez and Victor Gabriel Santiago Hernandez built a relationship on patience and pacing. Then the coronavirus came and they had to act quickly.
The Apollo in Harlem has had a greater influence on American musical history than perhaps any other venue of the past century.
In New York City, Covid-19 is disproportionately killing black and Latino residents. As the city reopens, a longtime funeral director in Harlem says, “It’s going to take a long time for people to heal.”
The fire started at 7:30 p.m. in a furniture store on 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard.
His paintings and murals rendered the Harlem Renaissance, Martin Luther King Jr. and his Brooklyn neighbors in stunning color.
He ran Paris Blues, a throwback to the ’60s that attracted locals and tourists alike and seemed to be an extension of himself. He died of the coronavirus.