Footage Reveals New Details in Tourist Melee at N.Y.C. Restaurant

Three Black women from Texas were arrested, but a lawyer for one called it “mutual combat” after they were called a racial slur.

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Prince Andrew Suffers Setback in Bid to Avoid Epstein Accuser’s Lawsuit

The British High Court will serve papers on the prince if necessary, allowing Virginia Giuffre’s suit, filed in New York, to proceed.

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Why A.O.C.’s Met Gala Dress Made People Mad

While some championed the provocation, the congresswoman’s “Tax the Rich” gown drew sharp statements from across the political spectrum.

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Behind Jasper Johns’s New Exhibition ‘Mind/Mirror’

Two major museums teamed up for “Mind/Mirror,” only to realize they disagreed. Alike yet different, the two shows offer a revelatory look at America’s most famous living artist.

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At 9/11 Ceremonies, Moments of Silence, Tributes and Tears

Twenty years after the worst attack on American soil, the loss of nearly 3,000 people was remembered in events across the country.

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Art Fairs Come Blazing Back, Precarious but Defiant

New and overlooked artists shine at the Armory Show, New York’s largest in-person fair since the pandemic, and other shows across the city.

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Still Independent, and Still Exceptional

Let your fall re-entry begin at the Independent Art Fair in Manhattan, which features painting, photography and the pioneers of net art.

#art, #battery-maritime-building-manhattan-ny, #independent-art-fair, #manhattan-nyc

9/11 Changed Us

People of my generation will never know again the innocence that my children’s generation only tasted.

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How the Netherlands is Avoiding River Flooding

Extreme rainfall is causing deadly and destructive floods globally. The Netherlands averted disaster this summer by creating flood plains.

#floods, #germany, #global-warming, #manhattan-nyc, #netherlands

How Lady Gaga’s Mother and the Head of Her Foundation Spends Sundays

If someone secretly pays for your coffee this month, it might be Cynthia Germanotta.

#born-this-way-foundation, #content-type-personal-profile, #germanotta-cynthia, #lady-gaga, #manhattan-nyc

New York City Shuts Train Service as Ida Barrels Through Region

About 200 people were rescued from a train near Newark Airport on Wednesday night as heavy rains and flooding shut down major train routes.

#delays-transportation, #floods, #hurricane-ida-2021, #long-island-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #metro-north-commuter-railroad, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-jersey-transit, #new-york-city, #new-york-city-transit-authority, #new-york-metropolitan-area, #newark-liberty-international-airport-nj, #subways, #transit-systems

Justice Dept. to Close Troubled Jail Where Jeffrey Epstein Died

The 233 people being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center will be moved, at least temporarily, while officials address conditions there.

#federal-bureau-of-prisons, #justice-department, #manhattan-nyc, #metropolitan-correctional-center-manhattan-ny, #prisons-and-prisoners

Micki Grant, Groundbreaking Broadway Composer, Dies at 92

With “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope,” she became the first woman to write the book, music and lyrics of a Broadway musical.

#black-people, #deaths-obituaries, #dont-bother-me-i-cant-cope-play, #grammy-awards, #grant-micki, #manhattan-nyc, #music, #theater, #tony-awards-theater-awards

Wong Ping’s Candy-Colored, Taboo-Smashing World

His animations make for uncomfortable viewing in an exhibition at the New Museum. But fixating on their shock value misses the point.

#animated-films, #art, #hong-kong, #manhattan-nyc, #new-museum-of-contemporary-art, #wong-ping

Igor Fruman Expected to Plead Guilty in Campaign Finance Case

Igor Fruman had aided Rudolph Giuliani in his effort to dig up dirt on Donald J. Trump’s political rivals.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #campaign-finance, #correia-david-p-1975, #fruman-igor, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #impeachment, #manhattan-nyc, #parnas-lev, #trump-ukraine-whistle-blower-complaint-and-impeachment-inquiry, #trump-donald-j, #ukraine, #ukrainian-americans, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government, #yovanovitch-marie-l

How a Former ‘Real Housewife’ of NYC Spends Her Sundays

Dorinda Medley has chosen to ‘lean into’ Covid fears and enjoy the city’s museums, parks, restaurants and shops.

#content-type-personal-profile, #manhattan-nyc, #medley-dorinda, #the-real-housewives-of-new-york-tv-program

Shahzia Sikander’s Exquisite, Entangled Worlds

Her study of miniature painting set the artist on a path to challenge terms that hem us in: East and West, masculine and feminine, abstraction and figuration.

#art, #discrimination, #manhattan-nyc, #morgan-librarymuseum, #museums, #muslims-and-islam, #pakistan, #sikander-shahzia

Why Some in This Neighborhood Oppose a Museum Dedicated to Their Culture

In Chinatown, anti-gentrification protesters are furious over funding granted to a museum that they say doesn’t represent their community.

#chinatown-manhattan-ny, #chinese-food-cuisine, #chinese-americans, #culture-arts, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #gentrification, #jing-fong-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #landlords, #maasbach-nancy-yao, #manhattan-nyc, #museum-of-chinese-in-america, #museums, #new-york-city, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #rikers-island-prison-complex

Man Charged in Hatchet Attack at a Manhattan Bank

A Yonkers man was charged with attempted murder after a seemingly random assault turned a mundane errand into a bloody struggle.

#adams-eric-l, #assaults, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #manhattan-nyc, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-nyc, #sliwa-curtis

Ken Kurson, Who Was Pardoned by Trump, Faces Charges in New York

Ken Kurson, the former editor of The New York Observer, has been charged with two felonies. Prosecutors said he installed spyware on his former wife’s computer in order to surveil her.

#kurson-ken, #kushner-jared, #manhattan-nyc, #trump-organization, #trump-donald-j, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

A Skeptical Stock Analyst Wins Big by Seeking Out Frauds

The activist short-seller behind Hindenburg Research has become known for research that sends companies’ stock sinking. He says he’s not in it just to move share prices.

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Former Supermodel Accuses Elite Model Agency Executive of Rape

Carré Sutton accuses a former executive at a modeling agency of sexual assault, and a second employee of enabling the attacks.

#metoo-movement, #casablancas-john, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #elite-model-management, #manhattan-nyc, #marie-gerald, #models-professional, #new-york-child-victims-act-2019, #otis-carre, #paris-france, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tapscott-trudi

Overlooked No More: Hettie Anderson, Sculptors’ Model Who Evaded Fame

Her image has been rendered on gold coins and monuments around the United States. But little is known about this Gilded Age model.

#anderson-hettie-1873-1938, #art, #biographical-information, #black-people, #deaths-obituaries, #french-daniel-chester, #manhattan-nyc, #models-professional, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #saint-gaudens-augustus, #sculpture

Great Jones Distilling Co. Brings Whiskey-Making Back to Manhattan

The 28,000-square-foot, four-story Great Jones Distilling Company will open in August with a cocktail bar, a tasting room and more.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #factories-and-manufacturing, #great-jones-distilling-co, #manhattan-nyc, #restaurants, #whiskey

30 Minutes: Fighting to Save a Life on the Streets of New York

A man from France dropped to the city pavement, one of more than 3,000 emergencies on this day alone. A young police officer rushed to help.

#emergency-medical-treatment, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-university-langone-medical-center, #police-department-nyc

Paintings, Projections, V.R. Starry Nights: Can We Ever Know van Gogh?

The immersive van Gogh exhibitions make a critic reflect on her encounters with his paintings and question what it means to have an intimate connection with an artist.

#art, #audio-neutral-immersive, #audio-positive-escape, #audio-positive-nostalgic, #korins-david, #manhattan-nyc, #musee-dorsay, #museums, #van-gogh-vincent

‘Nobody Believed Me’: How Rape Cases Get Dropped

While the Me Too movement led to greater awareness about the prevalence of rape, prosecutors in New York City still struggle to prove sexual assault accusations.

#metoo-movement, #city-college-of-new-york, #district-attorneys, #fordham-university, #law-and-legislation, #manhattan-nyc, #police-department-nyc, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #vance-cyrus-r-jr, #weinstein-harvey

Basketball Is Nothing Without Net

“It is just not good,” Anibal Amador says of bare rims at New York City’s playgrounds. As a result, the self-described “Net Changer” buys and hangs nets at his local courts.

#altruism, #amador-anibal, #basketball, #content-type-personal-profile, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #playgrounds

Stiller and Meara’s Upper West Side Home on the Market

The husband-and-wife comedy team had lived at the Riverside Drive co-op for half a century and raised their children Amy and Ben Stiller there. The asking price is $5 million.

#manhattan-nyc, #meara-anne, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #riverside-drive-manhattan-ny, #stiller-amy, #stiller-ben, #stiller-jerry, #upper-west-side-manhattan-ny

Broadway, Awaiting Crowds’ Return, Will Get More Wheelchair Access

Jujamcyn Theaters, which operates five theaters on Broadway, had been accused by federal prosecutors in Manhattan of violating the Americans With Disabilities Act.

#americans-with-disabilities-act, #coronavirus-reopenings, #disabilities, #fines-penalties, #jujamcyn-theaters, #manhattan-nyc, #nederlander-organization, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shubert-organization, #springsteen-bruce, #st-james-ny, #st-james-theater, #strauss-audrey-attorney, #theater, #theaters-buildings, #united-states, #united-states-attorneys, #wheelchairs

Heavy Rains Pound New York City, Flooding Subway Stations and Roads

More than a dozen people were rescued from a flooded highway in the Bronx, and more rain was expected overnight as Tropical Storm Elsa hit.

#floods, #hurricane-elsa-2021, #major-deegan-expressway-bronx-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-york-city-transit-authority, #rain, #roads-and-traffic, #subways, #transit-systems, #weather

A Private-School Sex Educator Defends Her Methods

After nine years at Dalton, why was Justine Ang Fonte suddenly being pilloried by parents?

#dalton-school, #education-k-12, #manhattan-nyc, #private-and-sectarian-schools, #sex-education

Outdoor Art, Summer 2021

All in very different but concrete ways, these artists’ “live” public works speak of healing, history, and a fragile material world.

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Bragg Set to Be Manhattan’s Next D.A., and a Potential Trump Scourge

With his main rival, Tali Farhadian Weinstein, conceding, Alvin Bragg is poised to lead the investigation into Donald J. Trump’s family business.

#bragg-alvin, #color-of-change-nonprofit, #elections-district-attorneys, #farhadian-weinstein-tali, #manhattan-nyc, #trump-organization, #trump-donald-j

Trump Was Not Indicted. But the Charges Still Threaten Him.

The criminal case against the former president’s business could deliver a blow to his finances, and he remains the focus of a broader investigation in New York.

#deutsche-bank-ag, #federal-taxes-us, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-state, #pomerantz-mark-f, #supreme-court-us, #trump-organization, #trump-donald-j, #vance-cyrus-r-jr, #weisselberg-allen

Trump Organization Indictment: What We Know

Charges against the former president’s company and a top executive, explained.

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Office Vacancies Soar in New York, a Dire Sign for the City’s Recovery

Nearly 19 percent of all office space in Manhattan has no tenants — the highest on record — as companies shed leases and embrace remote work.

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Top Trump Executive Allen Weisselberg Surrenders to Face Charges

The Trump Organization and Mr. Weisselberg have been indicted in connection with a tax investigation and are expected to appear in court later Thursday.

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Trump Organization Lawyers Meet With Manhattan Prosecutors

An indictment against the business, the Trump Organization, and a top executive, Allen Weisselberg, could come as soon as this week in Manhattan.

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Penthouse at Troubled Supertall Tower Seeks $169 Million

The 96th floor apartment at 432 Park Avenue, where residents complained of construction defects, is asking more than $20,500 a square foot.

#432-park-avenue-manhattan-ny-apartments, #manhattan-nyc, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

Gunfire in Times Square on a Weekend Afternoon Leaves a Man Wounded

The man, who was shot once in the back, was listed in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital, the police said.

#bellevue-hospital-center, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc

How Lola Flash, Photographer, Spends Her Sundays

Ms. Flash, who has spent years challenging stereotypes, puts her camera down to walk, nap, go to church and be with friends instead.

#act-up, #content-type-personal-profile, #flash-lola, #kamoinge, #manhattan-nyc, #photography

Bragg Holds Lead in Manhattan District Attorney Primary

Alvin Bragg, a federal prosecutor, maintained a four-point lead over Tali Farhadian Weinstein. If elected, he would the first Black person to hold the office.

#bragg-alvin, #criminal-justice, #democratic-party, #farhadian-weinstein-tali, #manhattan-nyc

Here Are the Democrats Running for Manhattan D.A.

Eight candidates are vying to take over the country’s largest local prosecutor’s office. The winner will inherit a potential Trump investigation.

#aboushi-tahanie, #bragg-alvin, #crotty-liz, #democratic-party, #elections-district-attorneys, #farhadian-weinstein-tali, #florence-diana, #lang-lucy, #manhattan-nyc, #orlins-eliza, #quart-dan

Co-Working from Your Apartment Building

Rental and condo buildings have increased the amount of shared work spaces and also introduced private offices and conference rooms.

#brooklyn-nyc, #co-working, #condominiums, #manhattan-nyc, #new-jersey, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #telecommuting

Farhadian Weinstein Is a Lightning Rod in Manhattan D.A. Race’s Lone Debate

Tali Farhadian Weinstein, who, along with Alvin Bragg, appears to be leading the Democratic field, was attacked over her finances and ads.

#bragg-alvin, #elections-district-attorneys, #farhadian-weinstein-tali, #manhattan-nyc

Farhadian Weinstein a Lightning Rod in Manhattan D.A. Race’s Lone Debate

Tali Farhadian Weinstein, who, along with Alvin Bragg, appears to be leading the Democratic field, was attacked over her finances and ads.,

#bragg-alvin, #elections-district-attorneys, #farhadian-weinstein-tali, #manhattan-nyc

Brigitte Gerney, ‘Crane Lady’ Who Survived Collapse, Dies at 85

Her legs were crushed when she was trapped for six hours in Manhattan in 1985, touching off a media frenzy. Miraculously, she was able to walk again.

#accidents-and-safety, #deaths-obituaries, #derricks-and-cranes, #gerney-brigitte, #manhattan-nyc, #rescues

Trump Executive Could Face Charges as Soon as This Summer

An investigation into Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization’s finance chief, appears to be heading into its final stages as prosecutors increase pressure on him.

#frauds-and-swindling, #manhattan-nyc, #tax-evasion, #taxation, #trump-organization, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-cyrus-r-jr, #weisselberg-allen

Lisa Banes, ‘Gone Girl’ Actress, Dies at 65 After Hit-and-Run

Ms. Banes was a mainstay of the New York stage who also acted in films and on television. She died on Monday, 10 days after she was struck by a scooter as she was crossing a street in Manhattan.

#actors-and-actresses, #banes-lisa, #broadway-manhattan-ny, #deaths-obituaries, #manhattan-nyc, #the-niceties-play, #theater