The detection of the virus in the city’s sewage suggests it is circulating there, Health Department officials said.
Patients will be asked if their genetic sequence can be added to a database — shared with a pharmaceutical company — in a quest to cure a multitude of diseases.
A sleek newcomer, the Pina Pro, is appearing on droves of outdoor tables in the city — and sometimes disappearing, as diners fall for its mellow glow.
Some might hear the music of Connie Converse, who drove off without a trace in 1974, as a haunting record of depression. But what about the liberation?
The program, which was made permanent last year, gave New Yorkers more public spaces, but is retreating in many areas. Community advocates hope to stop that slide.
The River Project is trying to bring back oysters, which thrived in the Hudson at a time when New York was known as “the Big Oyster.”
Timothy Pearson, a close friend of Mayor Eric Adams, works both as a senior adviser to the mayor and as a vice president overseeing security at the Resorts World New York City casino in Queens.
In New York City, it’s easy to take great meals for granted. These three restaurants know how to delight and surprise.
City residents are concerned about violent crime, housing costs, school budget cuts and homelessness. Some believe that the mayor has not met the challenge.
As food prices rise at the fastest rate in decades, it’s become more expensive to eat and drink in New York City.
Ridership is down, even though crime levels have stayed the same. New Yorkers who ply longest subway route say the city feels unmoored.
The spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest that ecologists have urged the populace to squish on sight, is back, infesting the New York City area.
Gov. Greg Abbott chartered a bus to send a group of migrants to New York, where Mayor Eric Adams said asylum seekers were overwhelming the city’s homeless shelters.
Carlina Rivera, a Manhattan councilwoman, and Yuh-Line Niou, a state assemblywoman, are vying to defeat rivals who include current and former members of Congress.
The city’s most vulnerable residents need more public places to cool down, especially at night, to prevent heat wave deaths, the city comptroller said.
Cities from New England to Washington, D.C., could set or tie daily heat records on Thursday.
Mayor Eric Adams is calling forcefully for more changes to state bail laws, putting pressure on Gov. Kathy Hochul as she runs for a full term in November.
From kayaking to ferries, enter the splash zone in New York’s waterways.
Journey to the Upper East Side for Thai specialties, “jewel” rice and South African wine.
Three states have now issued emergency declarations in the past week, as have New York City and San Francisco.
At the start of the monkeypox outbreak the U.S. stockpile contained just 2,400 doses of vaccine, a far cry from the more than 20 million it once held.
Teaching is a calling for New York’s king of the marketing flier, whose students include the former governor David Paterson. But he won’t take just anyone.
New district maps for the New York State Senate have caused some incumbents to run in neighboring districts and to contemplate new living arrangements.
Representative Nicole Malliotakis, the city’s lone Republican House member, has tried to maintain some distance from the Supreme Court ruling on abortion.
A New York company, Anybag, finds an elegant way to turn plastic bag waste into a functional tote. Miranda Kerr, Adidas and Ralph Lauren are fans.
The throwback atrium at 60 Wall Street — which also provides access to the subway — has its fans, but its future is unclear.
Letters from victims and activists drew the Justice Department’s attention after city and state officials failed to act on the same complaints.
A tennis fan seeks a delicious meal on the way back to Manhattan from the U.S. Open in Queens.
Inflation and its rising fuel prices have pushed some ice cream truck owners to the brink.
Parents sued the city over plans to cut money to schools that have lost students, even as the mayor and City Council try to make a deal to restore funds.
The federal government adopted a wait-and-see response to the monkeypox outbreak, calling for more vaccines to be delivered only after cases were growing exponentially.
There’s anecdotal evidence of an uptick in asylum seekers in New York City’s homeless shelter system, but advocates say it’s convenient to blame them.
New York City is letting down its residents by nixing swimming lessons.
Temperatures are forecast to remain high through Monday before parts of the country, including the Northeast, begin to cool down on Tuesday, meteorologists said.
How do you stay cool when the weather is so hot? The answers are as diverse as the city itself.
She shattered glass ceilings, voted to impeach Nixon and helped chase out Nazis. But can Ms. Holtzman overcome one more political hurdle: her age?
Venture capital bet big on start-ups using vacant retail space to store groceries on demand. But investors didn’t understand the dynamic of the city.
The city is not exactly known for its state-of-the-art airports. That should change by 2030.
The mayor’s skill in wielding race and biography has energized Black activists with shared experiences to push alternate solutions to New York City’s problems.
In all five boroughs (plus Jersey City), options abound to explore neighborhoods through restaurants and tours. Here are one food lover’s suggestions.
After years of being put through the wringer of New York City media, five journalists created Hell Gate, the blog-style news site run on their terms.
With the once-bold Downtown scene replaced by slickness, a democratic open call at a gallery welcomed hundreds of artists desperate for exposure and recognition.
By car, bike or train, you owe yourself a beach trip powered by khachapuri.
Polls showed Mr. de Blasio, the former mayor of New York City who also prematurely ended a 2020 presidential bid, trailing in a crowded Democratic primary.
City epidemiologists say some public health messages have been misleading about the risks and have narrowed the city’s chances for containing the disease.
When my adult children came home during Covid lockdown, I loved like I could protect them.
Mayor Eric Adams has traveled across the country to court donors, receiving contributions from casino and sports betting executives.
Ms. Trump, an ex-wife of former President Donald J. Trump, died by blunt impact injuries, according to New York City’s chief medical examiner.
James Irons, Thomas Malik and Vincent Ellerbe were convicted as teenagers after a New York police detective elicited false convictions, prosecutors say.