Public artworks have the power to uplift a city. Sometimes they end up in a museum, but other times in a dumpster.
Lawmakers passed measures that would prohibit concealed weapons in a number of public places. They are also poised to move forward on a bill to protect abortion rights.
The bill, which would prohibit concealed weapons in a number of public places, such as theaters, colleges, and health care facilities, is now being considered by the State Assembly.
Even as companies struggle to coax employees back to the office, some bars report that their after-work crowds are nearing prepandemic levels.
Tourists, office workers and New Yorkers from other neighborhoods are returning to — and enjoying — the heart of the city.
The Beaux-Arts interior of the Palace Theater is a protected landmark, so developers had to devise a plan to raise it three stories in their effort to add more retail space.
The economic future of New York depends on everyone coming back, not just the tourists. Too bad office workers don’t want to join them.
We scoured the New York Times photo archive for the humble yet ubiquitous pay phone.
Amid the noise and teem of the Times Square station, the artist’s mosaic Soundsuits feel more alive than they often do in the silence of museums.
While for-profit theater owners and operators agreed to stop checking proof of vaccination this week, several nonprofit Broadway theaters continue to require it.
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.
What we lose when public spaces no longer feel safe.
It will be the busiest April for Broadway openings in more than a decade. But some of its biggest stars have been sidelined by positive tests.
New York is far safer and stronger than in the ’70s. But after a flood of sad news, many people are struggling to find grounds for optimism.
Curtains are rising again after the Omicron surge caused widespread cancellations, but attendance has fallen steeply. Nine shows are closing, at least temporarily.
The police said the woman, who was Asian, was shoved in front of an R train as it approached a 42nd Street station in Manhattan on Saturday morning.
Eric Adams, the city’s second Black mayor, faces difficult decisions over how to lead New York City through the next wave of the pandemic.
The longstanding tradition will return to Times Square this year, with some safety measures in place, as Covid-19 surges. Here’s how to watch.
“Aaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhh, I’ll drink to that!” she belts onstage in Stephen Sondheim’s “Company,” as Broadway reopens. So. Will. We.
The event will return at “full strength” after pared-back festivities last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Attendees will have to show proof that they are fully vaccinated.
The announcement comes as Mayor Bill de Blasio is preparing for his successor, Eric Adams, to take over as the next mayor of New York City.
The artist Pamela Council used 350,000 nails to construct a new public work, open to visitors of Times Square.
Seeing theater these days can involve waiting in lines to show proof of vaccination and getting rapid coronavirus tests for young children. Many fans seem undeterred.
Maria Ambrocio, 58, who worked through the pandemic in a New Jersey hospital, was knocked down by a man who was fleeing after snatching a cellphone, the police said.
Determined to reopen, crews are dusting off spotlights, dancers are relearning steps, and everyone is testing, testing, testing as theater seeks to rebound from the devastating pandemic.
Rudy Giuliani was meant to appear; Elaine Stritch arrived just in time. Recalling the “I Love New York” spot that helped dispel the fear in Times Square.
For his new installation of mosaics in New York, the artist ventures below Times Square.
As the Delta variant spreads, Signature Theater delayed its planned October opening of “Infinite Life,” a new play by Annie Baker.
The second shooting in the tourist destination in two months came as New York City is emerging from the pandemic and confronting a wave of gun violence.
As awe-inspiring as the emptiness of 2020 was, it’s the people (yes, those we exasperatedly call crowds when commuting) who make me feel at home.
Tim Dolan of Broadway Up Close and his crew of tour guides are back on the sidewalks, catering to a growing number of visitors.
After 14 months away, authorized performers returned to train platforms to play for a reduced ridership.
The police said Farrakhan Muhammad opened fire during an argument with his brother, shooting bystanders including a 4-year-old girl.
The contenders said the episode was emblematic of a growing crime problem and moved quickly to describe how they would address the issue.
Rising concerns over crime have led candidates to issue strong appeals for public safety, less than a year after the city was under pressure to defund the police.
Eric Adams and Andrew Yang, among the front-runners in the New York City mayor’s race, said the shooting underlined the importance of public safety.
The police said that the child and two other victims, both women, were expected to survive.
For decades, the producer has cultivated and castigated people at all levels of entertainment. Now his past is catching up with him.
Akayed Ullah, who detonated a pipe bomb in a crowded subway tunnel near Times Square in the name of ISIS in 2017, became radicalized online.
Incredibly, we have all worked remotely for a year. But I’m homesick for our office.
It built New York City. One writer on why, no matter the cost, the city must rebuild it to survive.
Students who signed up for in-person learning can go back later this month, and all students can resume sports.
The architect David Adjaye spurred a painstaking re-creation of a doomed artwork for its new home — and added a homage to the union’s place in social justice history.
His restaurant Joe Allen and another he opened next door, Orso, have been popular hangouts for celebrities and celebrity-watchers and the flagships of an international empire.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the virus “holiday surge” was beginning to recede, which meant that relaxed restrictions were being considered.
New Year’s Eve was mellow for most New Yorkers, and Times Square was practically empty. But some could not resist the lure of a big night out.
“There’s some pieces of normalcy that I don’t really want back,” said one New Yorker. “Our normal wasn’t always ideal.”
Celebrations will be muted as 2020 finally comes to an end, but they will bring much-needed touches of grace.
In a typical year, shots of raucous parties from around the world dominate news programming. This year, the networks had to get more creative.
The year that seemed to drag on forever is finally coming to an end.