Pride March in New York Infused With New Sense of Urgency

The annual parade included joyous celebration, but the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling and the threat to gay rights cast an undeniable shadow.

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Will Monkeypox Concerns Affect Pride Weekend in New York?

Some say they have changed their plans in response to the city’s 39 positive cases, while others plan to carry on as safely as they can.

#homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #manhattan-nyc, #monkeypox, #vaccination-and-immunization

When the Rent Rushes Relationships

Soaring rents across the country have motivated some young couples to move in together earlier than they planned.

#affordable-housing, #brooklyn-nyc, #dating-and-relationships, #manhattan-nyc, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Could New York City Lose Its Last Remaining Jewish Congressman?

Three decades ago, Jewish lawmakers made up just over half of New York City’s House delegation. Now there is one: Jerrold Nadler, who faces a tough primary battle.

#democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #jews-and-judaism, #maloney-carolyn-b, #manhattan-nyc, #nadler-jerrold, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #united-states-politics-and-government

This Is No Way to Run a City (or a Country)

Congestion pricing in Manhattan should have happened years ago. The reason it hasn’t is instructive.

#congestion-pricing, #environmental-protection-agency, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #politics-and-government, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #roads-and-traffic

Social Media Shooting Threats Against Elite Schools Sow Fear

A tactic using social media sites to direct threats at individual students unsettles schools in New York City and around the country.

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A Daughter, Her Father and the Long-Gone Poet Who Brought Them Together

In her memoir “Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me,” Ada Calhoun set out to write a poet’s biography and found a connection to her father instead.

#books-and-literature, #calhoun-ada-author, #content-type-personal-profile, #manhattan-nyc, #ohara-frank, #poetry-and-poets, #schjeldahl-peter

AOC Backs Challenge to Sean Maloney, Who Also Leads Democrats’ Campaign Strategy

The endorsement, which will include a fund-raising email on Tuesday, will add progressive credibility to Alessandra Biaggi’s campaign and intensifies the threat at home to Mr. Maloney.

#biaggi-alessandra, #elections-house-of-representatives, #maloney-sean-patrick, #manhattan-nyc, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria

A Prominent Manhattan Doctor Is Accused of Sexual Assault

Dr. Kevin M. Cahill performed abusive and unnecessary examinations, a former patient claims in a lawsuit, and pursued her romantically for years. His lawyer says the exams were appropriate.

#american-irish-historical-society, #cahill-kevin-m, #doctors, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #lenox-hill-hospital, #manhattan-nyc, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tests-and-examinations, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-science

If New York City Gets Las Vegas-Style Casinos, What Else Will It Get?

Whether casinos deliver on their long-term economic promises has long been debated. Evidence from other cities suggests they rarely do.

#american-gaming-assn, #casinos, #gambling, #manhattan-nyc, #resorts-world-casino-new-york-city

Harvey Weinstein’s Sex Crimes Conviction Is Upheld by New York Court

Mr. Weinstein, who is also awaiting trial in Los Angeles, is serving a 23-year sentence. His conviction was among the most notable of the #MeToo movement.

#metoo-movement, #cosby-bill, #los-angeles-calif, #manhattan-nyc, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #weinstein-harvey

Maloney vs. Nadler? New York Must Pick a Side (East or West)

New congressional lines have put two stalwart Manhattan Democrats on a collision course in the Aug. 23 primary. Barney Greengrass is staying neutral.

#democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #house-of-representatives, #maloney-carolyn-b, #manhattan-nyc, #nadler-jerrold, #new-york-city, #primaries-and-caucuses, #redistricting-and-reapportionment

N.Y.C. Companies Are Opening Offices Where Their Workers Live: Brooklyn

As workers return to the office, some companies have relocated to ease the commute.

#adams-eric-l, #brooklyn-nyc, #commuting, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #hochul-kathleen-c, #manhattan-nyc, #real-estate-commercial, #relocation-of-business, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #two-trees-management

The Women of Fleet Week Hit the Town

Shore leave for 3,000 sailors in New York City no longer means a night out for the boys.

#fleet-week, #manhattan-nyc, #united-states-coast-guard, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-marine-corps, #united-states-navy, #women-and-girls

7 Great Biking Cities (and Which Trails to Ride)

There’s no better way to zip through a new city than on two wheels. Here are some routes to try, from riverside jaunts to mountain climbs.

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The Macklowe Collection Tops $922 Million at Auction

The art holdings from a bitter divorce became what Sotheby’s called the most valuable collection ever sold at auction.

#art, #auctions, #collectors-and-collections, #finances, #macklowe-harry, #manhattan-nyc, #richter-gerhard, #rockefeller-margaret-1947, #rothko-mark, #sothebys

Could Death Penalty Shift Spare Man Charged in Bike Path Terror Attack?

Trump-era prosecutors demanded capital punishment for Sayfullo Saipov, accused of mowing down eight people on a New York cycle path with his truck.

#capital-punishment, #garland-merrick-b, #manhattan-nyc, #manhattan-ny-attack-october-2017, #saipov-sayfullo

Thousands Gather at Marches for Abortion Rights

Nearly two weeks after the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, protesters gathered in Washington, New York and elsewhere.

#abortion, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #manhattan-nyc, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-dc, #women-and-girls

What to Eat, See and Do in Manhattan 

Broadway enthusiasts, art aficionados and food lovers will find new offerings in and around Times Square and in neighborhoods below 42nd Street, heralding the promise of a vibrant recovery.

#art, #basquiat-jean-michel, #chelsea-manhattan-ny, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hells-kitchen-manhattan-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #meatpacking-district-manhattan-ny, #shutdowns-institutional, #theater, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny, #travel-and-vacations, #tribeca-manhattan-ny, #whitney-museum-of-american-art

Marcus Leatherdale, Portraitist of Downtown Manhattan, Dies at 69

He was the Cecil Beaton of New York City’s demimonde during the AIDS years, making elegant portraits of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Madonna.

#acquired-immune-deficiency-syndrome, #deaths-obituaries, #details-magazine, #india, #leatherdale-marcus, #manhattan-nyc, #mapplethorpe-robert, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #photography

5 Things to Know About 3 Casinos That May Be Headed for N.Y.C. Area

Yonkers, Queens and maybe Manhattan: The sites for three new casinos have not yet been set in stone.

#casinos, #gambling, #genting-group, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #politics-and-government

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.

#brooklyn-nyc, #bushwick-brooklyn-ny, #canarsie-brooklyn-ny, #deaths-fatalities, #east-new-york-brooklyn-ny, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #hunts-point-bronx-ny, #jamaica-queens-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #roads-and-traffic, #speed-limits-and-speeding, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Régine, Whose Discotheque Gave Nightlife a New Dawn, Dies at 92

Credited with opening the first disco, she built an empire of glittering playgrounds for the Beautiful People in Paris, New York and beyond.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #deaths-obituaries, #manhattan-nyc, #paris-france, #regine, #studio-54

When the Textile Industry Was Forced Out of the Textile Building

Companies may have lost their showroom hub, but low rents in Midtown, caused by the pandemic, allowed many of them to relocate.

#carpets-and-rugs, #fifth-avenue-manhattan-ny, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #international-trade-and-world-market, #manhattan-nyc, #real-estate-commercial, #relocation-of-business, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #textiles

Family Court Lawyers Flee Low-Paying Jobs. Parents and Children Suffer.

New York hasn’t raised the attorneys’ fees since 2004, creating a shortage that has denied the most vulnerable their constitutional right to a lawyer.

#courts-and-the-judiciary, #labor-and-jobs, #legal-aid-for-the-poor-civil, #legal-profession, #manhattan-nyc

Likelihood of Trump Indictment in Manhattan Fades as Grand Jury Wraps Up

The Manhattan district attorney is continuing to investigate Mr. Trump, but knowledgeable people say charges are unlikely to occur in the foreseeable future, if ever.

#district-attorneys, #dunne-carey-r, #frauds-and-swindling, #manhattan-nyc, #pomerantz-mark-f, #trump-organization, #trump-donald-j

Chinatown Civic Groups Seek Reinvention, With Neighborhood’s Future at Stake

The groups have held back gentrification in an area surrounded by development. The future of one of Manhattan’s few working-class neighborhoods is at stake.

#asian-americans-for-equality, #chinese-consolidated-benevolent-assn, #chinese-americans, #gentrification, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #organizations-societies-and-clubs, #real-estate-commercial, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #small-property-owners-of-new-york

Why Libraries May Never Stop Being People Places

Redesigned buildings with outdoor gathering areas were underway before Covid hit. Now, they look like 20/20 foresight.

#books-and-literature, #brooklyn-nyc, #brooklyn-public-library, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #libraries-and-librarians, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #new-york-public-library, #washington-dc

On Homelessness, New York City’s Mayor Eric Adams Needs a Little Religion

People experiencing homelessness are our neighbors.

#adams-eric-l, #group-homes-and-supportive-housing, #hochul-kathleen-c, #homeless-persons, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #poverty, #public-and-subsidized-housing, #social-conditions-and-trends

New York Lets ‘Fearless Girl’ Hold Her Ground, for Now

Officials voted to extend the sculpture’s permit but are requiring stakeholders to return in six months with plans for a permanent location.

#art, #fearless-girl, #finances, #landmarks-preservation-commission, #manhattan-nyc, #nonfungible-tokens-nfts, #public-design-commission-nyc, #sculpture, #state-street-global-advisors, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #transportation-department-nyc, #visbal-kristen, #women-and-girls

As Remote Work Becomes Permanent, Can Manhattan Adapt?

With more companies adopting hybrid work, New York City’s economy, which relies on commuters and full office buildings, faces an uncertain future.

#adams-eric-l, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #dimon-james, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #hochul-kathleen-c, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #penguin-random-house, #pricewaterhousecoopers, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-commercial, #skillshare-inc, #verizon-communications-inc, #workplace-environment, #zillow-com

Why Condé Nast Staffers Are Unionizing: ‘Prestige Doesn’t Pay the Bills’

What does it mean when the labor movement is embraced by the so-called media elite?

#conde-nast-publications-inc, #labor-and-jobs, #magazines, #manhattan-nyc, #organized-labor

Delia Ephron Writes Her Way Through Cancer to a Happy Ending

Her new book is a medical thriller, a cancer memoir, a love story and a hero’s journey — except there were two heroes: Ephron and her husband, who walked with her.

#books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #ephron-delia, #ephron-nora, #kass-jerome-1937-2015, #leukemia, #manhattan-nyc, #movies, #sleepless-in-seattle-movie, #writing-and-writers, #youve-got-mail-movie

Alvin Bragg Says He’s Not a Politician. Is That the Root of His Trouble?

The Manhattan district attorney has had an uncommonly tumultuous first three months on the job, drawing criticism from all over the political spectrum.

#bragg-alvin, #criminal-justice, #district-attorneys, #manhattan-nyc, #pomerantz-mark-f, #trump-donald-j

The Owner of Angel’s Share Built (and Lost) a Little Tokyo of His Own

The remarkable hidden history of Tony Yoshida, who transformed a single block in New York City, helped start the cocktail revolution — and inspired John Belushi to become a samurai.

#angels-share-manhattan-ny-bar, #bars-and-nightclubs, #brooklyn-nyc, #cocktails-and-mixed-drinks, #east-village-manhattan-ny, #industry-city-brooklyn-ny, #japan-village-brooklyn-ny, #japanese-food-cuisine, #kyo-ya-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #little-tokyo, #lower-east-side-manhattan-ny, #manhattan-nyc

New Witnesses Interviewed in Trump Investigation, Manhattan D.A. Says

Alvin Bragg, in his first public comments about the inquiry into the former president, insisted his office was continuing to pursue the matter but provided few additional details.

#bragg-alvin, #dunne-carey-r, #frauds-and-swindling, #manhattan-nyc, #pomerantz-mark-f, #trump-organization, #trump-donald-j, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

‘Dating Coach’ Charged in Capitol Riot Gets Prison Term for Gun Crime

Samuel Fisher, who as Brad Holiday traded in conspiracy theories and misogyny online, still faces federal charges related to Jan. 6.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #firearms, #fisher-samuel-brad-holiday, #manhattan-nyc, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021

As His CNN+ Show Debuts, Rex Chapman Fears His Own Success

With 1.2 million Twitter followers and a show debuting on CNN+, the former N.B.A. player appears to have an enviable life. But he’s haunted by what happened the last time he was famous.

#basketball, #cnn, #content-type-personal-profile, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #kentucky, #love-kevin, #manhattan-nyc, #mcconnell-mitch, #midtown-area-manhattan-ny, #nash-steve, #national-basketball-assn, #rex-chapman, #ruffin-amber, #social-media, #stiller-ben, #sudeikis-jason, #twitter, #university-of-kentucky

Why Hundreds of New York City Prosecutors Are Leaving Their Jobs

New burdens, low pay and pandemic malaise prompted the resignations of a fifth of the legal work force in Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn.

#bragg-alvin, #bronx-nyc, #brooklyn-nyc, #clark-darcel-d, #crime-and-criminals, #district-attorneys, #hochul-kathleen-c, #legal-aid-society, #legal-profession, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #staten-island-nyc, #work-life-balance

‘High-Rise Hell’: N.Y.C. Skyscraper’s Elevator Breakdowns Strand Tenants

A luxury residential building in the financial district with more than 750 apartments has been experiencing lengthy elevator outages since the fall.

#consolidated-edison-inc, #elevators-and-escalators, #manhattan-nyc, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

Sarah Lawrence Cult Jury Hears From Key Witness: ‘I Became a Prostitute’

Claudia Drury offered an inside account of how, she said, Lawrence V. Ray controlled her and other college students.

#colleges-and-universities, #human-trafficking, #manhattan-nyc, #prostitution, #ray-lawrence-v, #sarah-lawrence-college, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls

Ex-Party Producer Charged in $2.7 Million Bitcoin-Laundering Scheme

Thomas Spieker’s clients included dark-web drug dealers and a cellphone-hacking identity thief, prosecutors said.

#bitcoin-currency, #black-markets, #bragg-alvin, #cyberattacks-and-hackers, #manhattan-nyc, #money-laundering, #spieker-thomas, #virtual-currency

Booze, Biscuits and Bands: Musical Brunch Is Back in New York

Here are six brunches that, after a long pandemic pause, are entertaining and feeding weekend crowds in Manhattan and the Hudson Valley.

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Trump Is Guilty of ‘Numerous’ Felonies, Prosecutor Who Resigned Says

Mark F. Pomerantz, who had investigated the former president, left after the Manhattan district attorney, Alvin Bragg, halted an effort to seek an indictment.

#bragg-alvin, #district-attorneys, #dunne-carey-r, #frauds-and-swindling, #manhattan-nyc, #pomerantz-mark-f, #trump-organization, #trump-tax-returns, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

Behind the Killings of Homeless Men, Portraits of 3 Lives Derailed

Before their lives violently intersected, two men who were shot to death and the man the police believe killed them had all fought the same scourge: severe mental illness.

#brevard-gerald-iii, #content-type-personal-profile, #coulibaly-abdoulaye-d-2022, #gambia, #holmes-morgan-d-2022, #homeless-persons, #manhattan-nyc, #mental-health-and-disorders, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #washington-dc

Julian Heicklen, Cantankerous Civil Liberties Advocate, Dies at 90

A retired chemistry professor, he staged weekly protests in front of a Manhattan courthouse, angering prosecutors, who tried to send him to prison.

#civil-rights-and-liberties, #deaths-obituaries, #heicklen-julian-p, #jury-system, #manhattan-nyc

Av Westin, Newsman Behind ABC’s ‘20/20,’ Dies at 92

After nearly 20 years at CBS News, he went to a rival network and helped turn its answer to “60 Minutes” into a frequent Emmy Award winner.

#20-20-tv-program, #abc-news, #cbs-corporation, #deaths-obituaries, #documentary-films-and-programs, #manhattan-nyc, #news-and-news-media, #television, #westin-av

Annie Flanders, Founder of Details Magazine, Dies at 82

Her idiosyncratic and fiercely independent magazine chronicled Downtown Manhattan in the 1980s, a combustible mix of art, music and fashion.

#deaths-obituaries, #details-magazine, #fashion-and-apparel, #flanders-annie, #los-angeles-calif, #magazines, #manhattan-nyc, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #soho-weekly-news

Fake Heiress Anna Sorokin, Who Swindled Elite, to Be Deported to Germany

Ms. Sorokin, whose fictionalized story was the subject of the TV show “Inventing Anna,” had been detained by immigration authorities on charges of overstaying her visa.

#deportation, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #immigration-detention, #manhattan-nyc, #sorokin-anna-anna-delvey, #television

Russian Mogul Is Charged With Donating Illegally to U.S. Campaigns

Andrey Muraviev was indicted on charges of making donations as a foreign national to boost licensing decisions for a marijuana business.

#campaign-finance, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #justice-department, #manhattan-nyc