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  1. Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, 75, Dies; Expanded Chabad’s Global Reach Obits, June 13

    Chabad, one observer said, is “in more places in the world than any other Hasidic group and most visible to the world because of their outreach — largely thanks to Kotlarsky.”

  2. They Wanted a Small House on a Quiet Brooklyn Street. Would Their Budget Cover It? Interactive, June 13

    Seeking enough space for a music studio, a guest room and some outdoor space, a New York City couple searched south of Prospect Park for a house that fit their needs.

  3. A Royal Visit to the City That Was Once Called New Amsterdam Metro, June 13

    Among other stops in New York, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will tour an exhibit focused on 400 years of Dutch history.

  4. Homes for Sale in Manhattan and Queens Real Estate, June 13

    This week’s properties are on West End Avenue, in the East Village and in Jackson Heights.

  5. Brooklyn’s Best Vintage Bookstore Is in His Living Room Styles, June 12

    Bill Hall, the proprietor, has assembled a vast collection of hard-to-find fashion books and magazines coveted by designers and influencers.

  6. In ‘Devastating’ Split, a Famous Hot Dog Gobbler and Nathan’s Part Ways Metro, June 11

    Joey Chestnut had long been the face of the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Then he signed up to endorse a rival brand’s vegan dogs.

  7. This Old-School Pizzeria Stays Open by Playing Itself on TV Metro, June 9

    Sam’s Restaurant in Cobble Hill, run by 67-year-old Louis Migliaccio, has long been a go-to spot for film crews looking for a bit of Brooklyn charm.

  8. 36 Hours in Brooklyn Interactive, June 6

    Summer in Brooklyn rewards spontaneity, so this packed guide requires no restaurant reservations or advance planning.

  9. A Brooklyn Doughnut Shop Opens a Portal Into a Sweeter Past Dining, June 5

    Peter Pan, born in the 1950s in Greenpoint, conjures more than memories for the illustrator Rachelle Meyer.

  10. 12-Year-Old Boy Is Charged in Killing of 15-Year-Old Cousin in Brooklyn Metro, June 3

    The 12-year-old was arrested hours after the police said he fatally shot another boy, Jasai Guy, in an apartment in the Brownsville neighborhood.

  11. The Make-or-Break Question for a New Roommate: Do You Drink? Real Estate, June 3

    A Brooklyn woman who has been sober for three years needed a roommate. But alcohol would not be allowed in the apartment. Some people thought that was a joke.

  12. After 100 Years of Pizza, the Future of Totonno’s Is in Question Dining, May 30

    One family has owned the beloved Coney Island pizzeria through fire, flood and a pandemic. Now the business is up for sale.

  13. Man Charged After Attempted Attack Outside Jewish School in New York Express, May 30

    A suspect faces hate crime and other charges after police say he yelled antisemitic statements and drove toward pedestrians onto a sidewalk.

  14. 18 Charged in Gang Violence That Killed Two 16-Year-Old Boys Metro, May 29

    The authorities said those charged were as young as 15 when they committed crimes around Brooklyn that included murder.

  15. I Was a Nude Model for a Half Hour. Revelatory? Actually, Yes. Culture, May 24

    Two shows — an art fair in Brooklyn and an Yves Klein exhibition uptown — ask if nude art can still inspire or shock. I joined in to find out.

  16. DanceAfrica Brings Cameroon to Brooklyn Metro, May 24

    DanceAfrica Festival 2024, the nation’s largest festival of African dance, is what some consider Brooklyn’s unofficial start to summer.

  17. Homes for Sale in Manhattan and Brooklyn Real Estate, May 23

    This week’s properties are in Yorkville, Kips Bay and Park Slope.

  18. Brooklyn Protest Raises Doubts About N.Y.P.D. Commitment to New Tactics Metro, May 21

    Violent responses to pro-Palestinian activists follow a sweeping agreement aimed at striking an equilibrium between preserving public safety and the rights of protesters.

  19. Critics Fault ‘Aggressive’ N.Y.P.D. Response to Pro-Palestinian Rally Metro, May 19

    Officers were filmed punching three demonstrators at the protest in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. The police said protesters were blocking the streets.

  20. At Chaotic Rally in Brooklyn, Police Violently Confront Protesters Metro, May 19

    Officers were filmed punching several people at a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Bay Ridge.

  21. Live, Laugh, Love (but Evil) Styles, May 18

    The Wicked Witch. Dr. Evil. Mr. Burns. Ena Da? At the Evil Laugh Competition in Brooklyn, a contest for the best mwahahahaha.

  22. The Man Who Made Roulette Into New York’s Music Lab Arts & Leisure, May 18

    Jim Staley has led the experimental venue since it began as a concert in his TriBeCa loft. After 45 years, he’s stepping down and looking back.

  23. Homes for Sale in Manhattan and Brooklyn Real Estate, May 16

    This week’s properties are in Carnegie Hill, NoHo and Ocean Hill.

  24. N.Y.C. Revived Remote Schooling for a Day. It Was a Mess. U.S., February 13

    The chancellor said the “school system is more than prepared.” But when it was time to log on, many students could not.

  25. New York Is Planning to Shutter a Major Brooklyn Teaching Hospital Metro, January 20

    Officials said some services would be transferred from University Hospital at Downstate to nearby facilities, and others, including primary care, could be expanded.

  26. They Charge $6 to Clean Your Shirt. They Make 13 Cents On It. New York, November 30

    The humble cotton button-down helps power New York City, through its presence in practically every office in town. But few people understand the shirt’s transformation from dirty to clean, which at Kingbridge Cleaners & Tailors will run you $6.

  27. Here’s Why a New York City Lobster Roll (With Fries!) Costs $32 Metro, November 14

    The pandemic upended everything at the Red Hook Lobster Pound. By mid-2022, the co-founder felt she had no choice but to raise the price of her signature item, a lobster roll and fries.

  28. Visitors Will Be Able to See Prospect Park’s Waterfall. Eventually. Metro, October 23

    Fallkill Falls has long been officially off limits. That’s changing, but parkgoers may have to wait until winter to see actual water falling.

  29. They Helped New York Bounce Back. Now Their Rents Are Surging. Metro, May 8

    Small businesses outside Manhattan helped fuel the city’s recovery from the pandemic. Their rents have soared, and people of color are bearing the brunt of the increases.

  30. 17 Trees That Planters Hope Will Grow in Brooklyn Metro, April 11

    Big oaks and sweetgums have been moved into a former sugar factory, to make it a more inviting space for prospective tenants and their employees.

  31. Covid Almost Broke This Hospital. It Also Might Be What Saves It. Metropolitan, November 17

    For decades, smaller “safety net” hospitals like Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, in Brooklyn, have been losing money and are under pressure to close. But the pandemic has shown just how needed they are.

  32. The Hochul-Zeldin Debate: A Combative Clash Metro, October 26

    Representative Lee Zeldin painted a bleak portrait of New York, while Gov. Kathy Hochul stressed her rival’s anti-abortion stance and his support for Donald Trump.

  33. Staying Up Late to Find Out Why New York No Longer Does Metro, September 21

    More bars and restaurants are closing their doors at earlier hours, and more New Yorkers are grabbing dinner earlier in the evening. One of our reporters set off to find out why.

  34. Small Business Owners Are Still Struggling in New York Metro, July 29

    “I feel like it’s 50-50,” said the owner of a Brooklyn coffee shop who is finding it hard to rebound from the pandemic.

  35. How a Paramedic (and Memoirist) Spends His Sundays Metropolitan, July 1

    Anthony Almojera reports to Station 40 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, where he cooks a family meal for his 12-member crew.

  36. Covid Stopped the Music. Now This School Is Striking Up the Band Again. Metro, June 19

    Young violists and sax players in Brooklyn get reacquainted with their instruments, and with one another: “You have to play in harmony.”

  37. Covid Stopped the Music. Now This School Is Striking Up the Band Again. Metro, June 19

    Young violists and sax players in Brooklyn get reacquainted with their instruments, and with one another: “You have to play in harmony.”

  38. Our Kids Lost Special Moments During the Pandemic. They Won’t Get Them All Back. Op Ed, June 8

    My fourth grader thinks about every event she’s missed, and I can’t pretend it doesn’t hurt.

  39. N.Y.C. Companies Are Opening Offices Where Their Workers Live: Brooklyn Metro, May 30

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

  40. Q Train Killing Threatens Subway’s Fragile Comeback Metro, May 25

    The subway is at a critical moment as transit officials struggle to bring back riders, to shore up the system’s finances and to address fears over safety.

  41. Remembering One in One Million Insider, May 15

    As the United States marks one million Covid-19 deaths, Times journalists reflect on the one story or moment from the pandemic that will stay with them forever.

  42. Covid Memorials Offer a Place to Put Our Grief Culture, May 5

    From “anti-monuments” to ephemeral sand portraits, four art exhibitions encourage viewers to slow down and take stock of our pandemic losses.