A Machete, a Shower of Pork and Other Magic in a Bronx Trailer

The Times’s star ratings return as our critic visits La Piraña Lechonera, a weekend party where one man serves up the rich flavors of Puerto Rico.

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Chocobar Cortés, a Beloved Restaurant From San Juan, Heads for the Bronx

Cortés, a family-owned chocolate maker in Puerto Rico, is opening a location in Mott Haven, banking on local nostalgia for the brand.

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In the Bronx, Mott Haven Suddenly Gets a Skyline

A construction boom could bring more than 5,000 rental apartments to some 20 development projects in the neighborhood over the next couple of years.

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A TikTok Subway Artist Finds His Way to the Lower East Side

Growing up in the Bronx, Devon Rodriguez always wanted to move to Manhattan. His 20 million followers helped him get there.

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Are New Yorkers Wearing Masks? Here’s What We Found in Each Borough

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.

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How 2 New York Schools Became Models for Coping in a Pandemic

Vulnerable children need creative solutions, educators say: “The entire system has missed something if they don’t rethink what the fall semester looks like.”

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