A Thanksgiving Parade, Unfazed by Snow or Wind, Takes on a Pandemic

Macy’s had to rip up its usual script and plan a new parade with the coronavirus in mind. There will be Rockettes, but don’t expect a kickline.

#bouder-ashley, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #macys-inc, #manhattan-nyc, #marching-bands, #monahan-terence-a, #national-broadcasting-co, #parades, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #rockettes, #susan-tercero, #television, #thanksgiving-day, #wesley-whatley

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Coronavirus in N.Y.: Latest Updates

Upper Manhattan and the southern part of Staten Island face stricter restrictions as officials battle a second wave of the outbreak. 

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #grand-army-plaza-brooklyn-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #staten-island-nyc

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Will Manhattan’s Elite Really Spurn Ivanka and Jared (and Their Money)?

The dispiriting truth of New York City: You can always eat lunch in this town again.

#kushner-cos, #kushner-jared, #manhattan-nyc, #trump-ivanka

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Stitched Into Neighborhoods, Dance Studios Battle to Stay Open

Small schools like Dwana Smallwood’s in Bedford-Stuyvesant often give children a way into dance. Now they are struggling to pay rent.

#bedford-stuyvesant-brooklyn-ny, #brooklyn-nyc, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dancing, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shutdowns-institutional, #smallwood-dwana

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

The fight club would have been illegal even before the pandemic. Parties in Manhattan and Brooklyn this weekend were also closed down for violating pandemic rules.

#bronx-nyc, #brooklyn-nyc, #brown-memorial-baptist-church-brooklyn-ny, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #de-blasio-bill, #joseph-fucito, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #parties-social, #twitter

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Staying Apart, But Praying Together

As the coronavirus surges again, houses of worship in New York struggle to serve their communities safely.

#astoria-queens-ny, #bernard-a-r, #brooklyn-nyc, #christian-cultural-center, #churches-buildings, #coronavirus-reopenings, #east-new-york-brooklyn-ny, #hindu-temple-society-of-north-america, #hinduism, #jews-and-judaism, #manhattan-nyc, #mosques, #new-york-city, #places-of-worship, #queens-nyc, #roman-catholic-church, #shutdowns-institutional, #synagogues, #upper-west-side-manhattan-ny

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Covid Pushes Real Estate Into the Future

There’s no going back to the old ways. Which technologies could propel the industry forward?

#brooklyn-nyc, #elevators-and-escalators, #furniture, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #locks-and-keys, #luxury-goods-and-services, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

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The Post-Presidency of a Con Man

Out of office, Trump might seem a lot less formidable.

#carroll-e-jean, #james-letitia, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-state, #palin-sarah, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #zervos-summer

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

The president is more vulnerable than ever to an investigation into his business practices and taxes.

#federal-taxes-us, #frauds-and-swindling, #income-tax, #james-letitia, #manhattan-nyc, #presidential-election-of-2020, #tax-evasion, #taxation, #trump-organization, #trump-tax-returns, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

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Weddings: She Married the Priest

Jonathan Morris and Kaitlyn Folmer met at the Vatican. He was a priest. Some things changed along the way.

#abc-news, #fox-news, #manhattan-nyc, #news-and-news-media, #roman-catholic-church, #st-patricks-cathedral-manhattan-ny, #weddings-and-engagements

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Affordable Housing for SoHo

New York needs affordable housing in wealthy areas, too.

#affordable-housing, #city-council-nyc, #de-blasio-bill, #income-inequality, #manhattan-nyc, #moses-robert, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Homes That Sold for Around $750,000

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

#manhattan-nyc, #new-rochelle-ny, #port-washington-ny, #prospect-heights-brooklyn-ny, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #upper-east-side-manhattan-ny, #wilton-conn

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How an Eataly Executive Spends His Sundays

Dino Borri usually checks in at the Italian culinary emporium, which is preparing for the holidays.

#eataly, #flatiron-district-manhattan-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #slow-food, #west-village-manhattan-ny

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Rem Koolhaas Gives Beleaguered City Folk a Trip to the Countryside

In the last eight months, events have proved the celebrated architect’s premise prescient. By focusing on cities, planners have missed propulsive changes in the hinterlands.

#agriculture-and-farming, #architecture, #china, #guggenheim-solomon-r-museum, #koolhaas-rem, #manhattan-nyc, #rural-areas, #sustainable-living, #xi-jinping

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Police ‘Kettle’ and Arrest Nearly 60 Protesters in Manhattan

The police broke up crowds after peaceful demonstrations turned into heated confrontations in the West Village and near Union Square.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #manhattan-nyc, #monahan-terence-a, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j

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Crane Accident in Midtown Manhattan Sends Debris Falling

The material that rained down from a tower terrified passers-by, though no one was injured. The building will be the second-tallest residential skyscraper in the city.

#accidents-and-safety, #billionairesrow-manhattan-ny, #building-construction, #buildings-structures, #buildings-department-nyc, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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A SoHo Triplex Sells for a Record $35.1 Million

And despite an overall slowdown in New York City closings in the final weeks before the presidential election, October’s biggest sale was a $65.6 million Central Park duplex.

#220-central-park-south, #edens-wesley, #hadid-zaha, #luxury-goods-and-services, #manhattan-nyc, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #soho-manhattan-ny

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When Trick-or-Treating Is Scary, for Real

Some New Yorkers are trying to find a way to celebrate Halloween despite concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

#bronx-nyc, #brooklyn-nyc, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #costumes, #crown-heights-brooklyn-ny, #de-blasio-bill, #halloween, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #manhattan-nyc, #massachusetts, #new-york-city, #parades, #parties-social, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #texas

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

Free lunch. Discounted parking. Learning pods for children. Some New York City companies are offering incentives to workers who are required to return to the office.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #corporations, #hudson-yards-manhattan-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #midtown-area-manhattan-ny, #new-york-city, #real-estate-commercial, #sl-green-realty-corporation

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Officer Who Pressed a Knee Into Bystander’s Neck Leaves N.Y.P.D.

A police officer facing charges for his conduct during a social-distancing arrest has retired. The incident caused an uproar over racial disparities in such arrests.

#george-floyd-protests-2020, #manhattan-nyc, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc, #wright-donni

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Business Partner of Giuliani Associate Is Expected to Plead Guilty

David Correia was charged with duping investors in a start-up he founded with Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #correia-david-p-1975, #federal-election-commission, #frauds-and-swindling, #fruman-igor, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #kukushkin-andrey, #manhattan-nyc, #parnas-lev, #politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-ukraine-whistle-blower-complaint-and-impeachment-inquiry, #trump-donald-j

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The Strand Calls for Help, and Book Lovers Answer

“It’s awkward because the track record for the ownership here is not great,” one customer said. “But it’s also an institution. My parents shopped here.”

#book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #labor-and-jobs, #manhattan-nyc, #shopping-and-retail, #shutdowns-institutional, #strand-bookstore-manhattan-ny

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It Might Become the Scariest Part of Your Commute: The Elevator

Touch-free buttons, foot pedals, holograms — New York City buildings scramble to make the ride up feel safer.

#buildings-structures, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elevators-and-escalators, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city

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A crush of early voters makes for long waits in N.Y.C.

For the first time ever, New Yorkers cast their ballots early for a presidential election, sometimes standing in line for five hours.

#manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #presidential-election-of-2020, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #voting-and-voters

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Times Square Billboards With Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Stir Skirmish

The couple’s lawyer threatens to sue over scathing billboards that were put up by an anti-Trump group, the Lincoln Project.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #kushner-jared, #lincoln-project, #manhattan-nyc, #outdoor-advertising, #political-advertising, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #trump-ivanka

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The Ballet Photo-Sharing Scandal Enters a New Phase in Court

The former New York City Ballet dancer who sent intimate photos of his girlfriend to others presents himself as a victim in a new court filing.

#catazaro-zachary, #dancing, #finlay-chase, #manhattan-nyc, #maxwell-alexa-dancer, #new-york-city-ballet, #ramasar-amar-1981, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #waterbury-alexandra

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Manhattan Hits A Virus Milestone: Median Rent Below $3,000

Soaring inventory and discounted rents in Manhattan have pushed the median to the lowest price in nearly a decade.

#manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

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Manafort Prosecution Barred by Double Jeopardy Rule, Appeals Court Says

The Manhattan district attorney has tried to ensure Paul Manafort would still face prison time if President Trump pardoned him.

#manafort-paul-j, #manhattan-nyc, #mueller-robert-s-iii, #trump-donald-j, #vance-cyrus-r-jr, #wiley-maxwell

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Deposition of Ghislaine Maxwell, Charged in Epstein Case, Is Revealed

Ms. Maxwell, who fought to keep the deposition secret, repeatedly denied that she helped Jeffrey Epstein recruit, groom and sexually abuse young women.

#epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #giuffre-virginia-roberts, #human-trafficking, #manhattan-nyc, #maxwell-ghislaine, #palm-beach-fla, #prostitution, #sex-crimes, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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N.Y.C. Was Once a Bastion of G.O.P. Moderates. Then Trump Came Along.

For decades, Republicans in Manhattan carved out a niche by embracing socially liberal causes. President Trump’s election destroyed that centrism.

#elections-mayors, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #manhattan-nyc, #metropolitan-republican-club, #new-york-city, #republican-party

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This School Was Built for Idealists. It Could Use Some Rich Alumni.

For the past century, the New School produced iconoclastic thinkers. Now it is finding that idealism is very expensive.

#colleges-and-universities, #endowments, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #manhattan-nyc, #new-school-for-social-research

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New Luxury Condo Design: Understated

Exotic finishes and ever-clubbier amenities in new developments have given way to livability and calming design.

#architecture, #brooklyn-nyc, #condominiums, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #luxury-goods-and-services, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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What Happens When a Virus Crackdown Cuts Right Through a Neighborhood

New York is trying something novel for an American city in the pandemic: allowing reopenings in some areas while shutting down businesses and schools that are just blocks away.

#brooklyn-nyc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #forest-hills-queens-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #queens-center-mall-queens-ny, #rego-center-queens-ny, #shutdowns-institutional

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New York Real Estate Is On the Mend

The recovery is tenuous, but renters are returning, buyers are getting deals, and those who stayed are finding a measure of vindication.

#brooklyn-nyc, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘This City That Some Are Calling Dead Is Very Much Alive’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #manhattan-nyc, #modern-love-times-column, #youth

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Love and the Lockdown

Some couples, faced with the possibility of not seeing one another for long stretches when the pandemic hit, instead decided to quarantine together and fast-tracked their relationships.

#dating-and-relationships, #hamptons-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #michigan, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #shutdowns-institutional, #single-persons

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Real Estate Sales Continue to Stagnate in Manhattan

The number of apartments sold in the last three months was down by 46 percent compared to the same period in 2019.

#brooklyn-nyc, #condominiums, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #shutdowns-institutional

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‘I Love New York’ Is More Than a Motto

As retail chains abandon Manhattan, New Yorkers can rebuild a city that is more hospitable to its small businesses.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #e-commerce, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #shopping-and-retail, #shutdowns-institutional, #small-business, #zoning

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Judges Express Skepticism Over Trump’s Bid to Block Tax Return Subpoena

A three-judge appeals panel is expected to rule soon in the legal battle to obtain eight years of the president’s tax returns.

#consovoy-william-s, #manhattan-nyc, #subpoenas, #trump-tax-returns, #trump-donald-j, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

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How to Negotiate With Your Landlord

It’s a renter’s market. Here are some tips to help you take advantage of your power as a tenant.

#brooklyn-nyc, #content-type-service, #landlords, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #queens-nyc, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

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They Had Big Plans for the Lockdown. This Is What Happened.

As the pandemic drags on, some of us who had grand plans for self improvement as we sheltered in place are tearing up those to-do lists.

#do-it-yourself, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #shutdowns-institutional

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Trump Says D.A. Is Using ‘Speculation and Innuendo’ to Get His Tax Returns

Prosecutors have suggested in court papers that an investigation into the president could focus on a range of possible crimes.

#appeals-courts-us, #decisions-and-verdicts, #immunity-from-prosecution, #manhattan-nyc, #marrero-victor, #mazars-usa, #presidential-election-of-2020, #supreme-court-us, #tax-evasion, #taxation, #trump-organization, #trump-tax-returns, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

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This Is the Casual Racism That I Face at My Elite High School

Amazingly, the school did something to fix it.

#black-people, #manhattan-nyc, #private-and-sectarian-schools

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How New Yorkers Found Resolve After 6 Months of Pandemic Hardship

It is not a tale of triumph. Fear persists about what lies ahead. But small transformations have unfolded that reveal the grit and gifts of the city’s people.

#brooklyn-nyc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #immigration-and-emigration, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shutdowns-institutional, #street-vendors-non-food

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U.N. General Assembly: Live Updates

As world leaders meet for the 75th United Nations General Assembly this week, the gatherings are virtual, but the challenges all too real.

#arms-control-and-limitation-and-disarmament, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #general-assembly-un, #manhattan-nyc, #north-atlantic-treaty-organization, #nuclear-weapons, #treaties, #trump-donald-j, #united-nations

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A New York Clock That Told Time Now Tells the Time Remaining

Metronome’s digital clock in Manhattan, has been reprogrammed to illustrate a critical window for action to prevent the effects of global warming from becoming irreversible.

#art, #boyd-andrew-activist, #climate-clock, #ginzel-andrew, #global-warming, #golan-gan, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #intergovernmental-panel-on-climate-change, #jones-kristin, #manhattan-nyc, #related-cos, #thunberg-greta

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Subway Derailment Injures 3, Officials Say

Three people had minor injuries after a northbound A train jumped the tracks at the 14th Street Station, officials said.

#a-train, #accidents-and-safety, #derailment, #manhattan-nyc, #railroad-accidents-and-safety, #subways, #transit-systems

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Jacob Lawrence, Peering Through History’s Cracks

“American Struggle” at the Met shows an artist searching out bits of the nation’s history that have been edged out, and making visible the fight for racial equality.

#art, #black-people, #caravaggio, #lawrence-jacob, #manhattan-nyc, #metropolitan-museum-of-art, #museums, #race-and-ethnicity, #slavery-historical, #united-states

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U.S. Prosecutors’ Bid to ‘Bury’ Evidence Draws Judge’s Wrath

In an unusual opinion, a federal judge criticized the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan for its handling of a high-stakes Iranian sanctions case.

#decisions-and-verdicts, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #iran, #justice-department, #manhattan-nyc, #nathan-alison-j, #nejad-ali-sadr-hashemi, #prosecutorial-misconduct, #strauss-audrey-attorney, #united-states-attorneys, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump Accuses Judge of ‘Stacking the Deck’ Against Him in Tax Ruling

The president is appealing an order that allowed his tax returns and other financial records to be released to the Manhattan district attorney.

#appeals-courts-us, #consovoy-william-s, #decisions-and-verdicts, #federal-taxes-us, #immunity-from-prosecution, #income-tax, #manhattan-nyc, #marrero-victor, #mazars-usa, #subpoenas, #supreme-court-us, #trump-tax-returns, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

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