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  1. Cuomo Attacks Supreme Court, but Virus Ruling Is Warning to Governors Metro, Yesterday

    The court signaled that if unconstrained religious observance and public safety are sometimes at odds, then religious freedom should win out.

  2. Homes for Sale in Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn Real Estate, Yesterday

    This week’s properties are in Manhattan Valley, Riverdale and Midwood.

  3. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, Yesterday

    This week’s properties are in Manhattan Valley, Riverdale and Midwood.

  4. This Wrongly Convicted Man Spent 25 Thanksgivings in Prison Op Ed, November 25

    This holiday, he says he’s thankful. Are you?

  5. Her Dream of a Big Two-Bedroom Became the Reality of a Midsize One-Bedroom. Which of These Would You Choose? Interactive, November 25

    This first-time buyer searched new developments in central Brooklyn, looking for details that would set one apart. Here are the options she considered.

  6. A Day at the Food Pantry Podcasts, November 25

    Soaring numbers of New York City residents face food shortages as a result of the pandemic. Here are some of them.

  7. $15,000 Fine After Secret Hasidic Wedding Draws Thousands of Guests Metro, November 24

    “This was amazingly irresponsible,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said of the event in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

  8. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Business, November 24

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  9. Coronavirus in N.Y.: Latest Updates Metro, November 24

    Upper Manhattan and the southern part of Staten Island face stricter restrictions as officials battle a second wave of the outbreak. 

  10. A ‘Party Palace’ Fit for a ‘Radiolab’ Host and a Filmmaker Real Estate, November 24

    The 19th-century Brooklyn brownstone where Jad Abumrad, Karla Murthy and their sons live has been through two renovations and lots of redecorating.

  11. Jad Abumrad and Karla Murthy’s ‘Space Where Everyone Comes Together’ Slideshow, November 24

    The 19th-century Brooklyn brownstone where Jad Abumrad, Karla Murthy and their sons live has been through two renovations and lots of redecorating.

  12. 1 Woman Is Killed and 6 Others Are Wounded in Brooklyn Mass Shooting Metro, November 23

    Two people opened fire at a party in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, the police said. The incident reflected a stark rise in shootings in the city.

  13. In a Pandemic, Even Minimalists Need Space Real Estate, November 23

    For a family of five, 500 square feet was enough until the coronavirus hit. Now they’ve upsized to an 800-square-foot two-bedroom.

  14. Homes That Sold for Around $450,000 Real Estate, November 22

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  15. Democratic Leaders in Brooklyn Mingled at a Party. Few Wore Masks. Metro, November 20

    As New York reinstitutes tough virus restrictions, local Democratic leaders had to apologize for socializing at a birthday party without masks.

  16. In Brooklyn, Grand Army Plaza Gets an Intervention Real Estate, November 20

    The Memorial Arch, a granite monument to soldiers and sailors in the plaza, is about to get desperately needed restoration work.

  17. How the Owner of a Coffee Shop With a Community Fridge Spends Sundays Business, November 20

    Zenat Begum is into self-care, which includes burning incense, setting intentions and binge-watching ‘Girlfriends.’

  18. What the Pandemic Has Done to Giveaway Books Interactive, November 20

    Brooklynites have a long tradition of passing along books. But what ends up in giveaway piles these days speaks volumes about our current fraught moment.

  19. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens Real Estate, November 19

    This week’s properties are in Williamsburg, Morningside Heights and Forest Hills.

  20. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, November 19

    This week’s properties are in Williamsburg, Morningside Heights and Forest Hills.

  21. Will These Two Classic New York Eateries Survive the Pandemic? Metro, November 19

    Outdoor dining and takeout may not pull most restaurants through another lockdown. Here’s how the owners of two are making do as they wait for the city to act.

  22. Getting ‘Black Mayonnaise’ Out of One of America’s Dirtiest Waterways Metro, November 19

    A long-awaited dredging of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, a Superfund site, has begun in earnest. It may not be finished for at least a decade.

  23. Stitched Into Neighborhoods, Dance Studios Battle to Stay Open Culture, November 18

    Small schools like Dwana Smallwood’s in Bedford-Stuyvesant often give children a way into dance. Now they are struggling to pay rent.

  24. N.Y. Shuts Funeral Home Where Dozens of Bodies Were Found in Trucks Metro, November 18

    The Brooklyn funeral director says New York failed to help mortuaries struggling with an onslaught of bodies at the height of the pandemic.

  25. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Business, November 17

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  26. A Sheltered Teenager Moves to Miami and Learns a Few Things Book Review, November 17

    In David Hopen’s debut novel, “The Orchard,” faith gets put to the test as a boy comes of age.

  27. Case on Churches, Cuomo and Coronavirus Arrives at Supreme Court Washington, November 16

    The general question in cases in California, Nevada and New York is whether government officials or judges should calibrate responses to the public health crisis.

  28. ‘Rumble in the Bronx’ Fight Club Drew 200. The Sheriff Shut It Down. Metro, November 15

    The fight club would have been illegal even before the pandemic. Parties in Manhattan and Brooklyn this weekend were also closed down for violating pandemic rules.

  29. Homes That Sold for Around $675,000 Real Estate, November 15

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  30. Staying Apart, But Praying Together Metro, November 15

    As the coronavirus surges again, houses of worship in New York struggle to serve their communities safely.

  31. New York City Is Poised to Close Schools N Y T Now, November 13

    Rising cases may end in-person teaching, even as restaurants remain open

  32. Covid Pushes Real Estate Into the Future Real Estate, November 13

    There’s no going back to the old ways. Which technologies could propel the industry forward?

  33. Homes for Sale in New York City Real Estate, November 12

    This week’s properties are in Sunset Park, NoHo and on the Grand Concourse.

  34. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, November 12

    This week’s properties are in Sunset Park, NoHo and on the Grand Concourse.

  35. A Young Couple Navigate Unexpected Roadblocks to a New Rental Interactive, November 12

    After failing to find a suitable Manhattan apartment, this growing family became ‘the last people to the Brooklyn party.’ Which of these Williamsburg options would you choose?

  36. The Nude Pictures That Won’t Go Away Styles, November 12

    Emily Ratajkowski accused the photographer Jonathan Leder of assault and using photos against her wishes. Other women say they have similar experiences.

  37. Trump’s Election Tantrum Op Ed, November 11

    His latest fit reminds me of a toddler’s. Except 3-year-olds don’t hold the power of the presidency.

  38. Inside N.Y.C.’s Effort to Count 713,000 Absentee Ballots Interactive, November 11

    The counting of absentee ballots is slow and unglamorous. ‘Is this one fine?’ a worker asked in Brooklyn.

  39. What Happens to Some L.G.B.T.Q. Teens When Their Parents Reject Them Metro, November 11

    Over a third of young people in foster care in New York City identify as L.G.B.T.Q. and are struggling to find the support they need, according to a new survey.

  40. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Business, November 10

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  41. Moving to New York to Start Their Dance Careers Real Estate, November 9

    Two recent college grads are working — and dancing — from their new Brooklyn home during the pandemic.

  42. Homes That Sold for Around $750,000 Real Estate, November 8

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  43. It Had Aerialists, Fire Eaters and Glitter. Is Brooklyn’s Wildest Party Over? Metropolitan, November 5

    House of Yes was a revolution in New York nightlife: A space at once wild and safe, challenging and inclusive. Can it ever come back?

  44. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn Manhattan and the Bronx Real Estate, November 5

    This week’s properties are in Crown Heights, Murray Hill and Riverdale.

  45. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, November 5

    This week’s properties are in Crown Heights, Murray Hill and Riverdale.

  46. Condo or Co-op? A Young Family Discovers the Differences and Makes a Big Decision Interactive, November 5

    To find the right place for themselves and their young son, this couple considered the pros and cons of various building types. Which option would you choose?

  47. A Chocolate Maker Takes a New Path Dining, November 2

    Justine Pringle has left Nunu Chocolates to start North South Confections, specializing in chocolates filled with tropical flavors.

  48. Old New York Flavor, in a Jar Dining, November 2

    Descendants of the original owners of Monte’s Venetian Room in Gowanus, Brooklyn, are bottling their family’s red sauce.

  49. ‘I Still Believe in Our City’: A Public Art Series Takes On Racism Culture, November 2

    After a wave of anti-Asian discrimination, the artist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya wanted to “turn these hurts into something beautiful.” Her panels will transform a Brooklyn subway station.

  50. 2 Warehouse Halloween Parties Attended by Nearly 1,000 Are Shut Down Metro, November 1

    Few people were social distancing or wearing masks, New York City authorities said. Twenty-eight people face charges.

  51. Homes That Sold for Around $1 Million Real Estate, November 1

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  52. She’s Moved From the Upper East Side to ‘Cobble Hill’ Culture, November 1

    Cecily von Ziegesar, the author of “Gossip Girl,” is going for an adult, possibly Brooklyn-based audience in her new novel, but there will still be drama.

  53. Inside One Brooklyn Restaurant’s Desperate Fight to Survive the Pandemic Metro, November 1

    Half of New York City’s 24,000 restaurants could go out of business. Gertie is fighting to avoid becoming one of them.

  54. In Brooklyn, a Ghost of Breweries Past Real Estate, October 30

    Remnants of 19th-century Bushwick still exist at the William Ulmer Brewery. A castle-like, two-story office is on the market as residences, while other plans have been stalled by the pandemic.

  55. Why This Professor Is Writing Letters for People Feeling Blue Metropolitan, October 30

    With a typewriter and a mailbox, a sidewalk project explores the art of consoling those who need good news.

  56. The Storied History of a Brewery in Brooklyn Slideshow, October 30

    The old William Ulmer Brewery in Bushwick is trying to push its way into the present day.

  57. When Trick-or-Treating Is Scary, for Real Metro, October 30

    Some New Yorkers are trying to find a way to celebrate Halloween despite concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

  58. A Man in a Black Ski Mask Cuts Short a 17-Year-Old’s Life Metro, October 29

    Derek Trucios, 17, was the third teenager to die in Brooklyn this week, as a wave of gun violence takes a high toll among young New Yorkers.

  59. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens Real Estate, October 29

    This week’s properties are in Park Slope, Lenox Hill and Woodside.

  60. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, October 29

    This week’s properties are in Park Slope, Lenox Hill and Woodside.

  61. An Apartment in Brooklyn or a House Upstate? She Had the Budget for One Interactive, October 29

    Ashleigh Kaneski figured she couldn’t afford to buy a one-bedroom in the city, but she could keep her tiny rental and invest in a house in the Catskills. Then she had second thoughts.

  62. They Keep An Iconic Roller Coaster Ready for When Crowds Return Interactive, October 2

    Two workers at Coney Island’s Luna Park spend their days maintaining the Cyclone. But after a year of being closed, it’s unclear when the park will be able to reopen.

  63. A Crop of Kitchen Gardens From Chefs Around the Globe Interactive, September 15

    Meet five participants in the Kitchen Farming Project, which provides a loose “recipe” for a garden conceived by the chef Dan Barber.

  64. What’s the Post Office Good For? Everything Interactive, September 10

    The check (and the book, and the sandals, and everything else) is in the mail.

  65. What’s the Post Office Good For? Everything Interactive, September 10

    The check (and the book, and the sandals, and everything else) is in the mail.

  66. Fleeing the Suburbs for the City? This Couple Was Ready for Some Amenities Interactive, September 10

    After leaving Queens for Long Island, Paolo and Christian Acquista felt stranded. So they plotted their return to the city, this time to Brooklyn. Which of these options would you choose?

  67. They Wanted Some Private Outdoor Space in Williamsburg. But Where Is the Best Place to Find It? Interactive, September 3

    For their first purchase together, a couple searched their old Brooklyn neighborhood for a little fresh air — and maybe a second bedroom. Which of these options would you choose?

  68. New York Gyms Are Reopening. Will Group Fitness Still Thrive Outside? Interactive, August 28

    Party in the park.

  69. A Couple Look for Their First Purchase in the ‘Heart of Brooklyn.’ But Where Is That? Interactive, August 20

    With about $1 million to spend, the former renters were hoping to upsize to a two-bedroom with two bathrooms, good closet space and a view that wasn’t a brick wall.

  70. A Two-Bedroom Rental in Long Island City for $3,000? One New York Couple Test Their Budget. Interactive, July 23

    Looking for a modern apartment with easy access to public transport, two renters weigh what they’re willing to compromise on. Which of these homes would you choose?

  71. With a Monthly Budget of Around $3,000, They Wanted a Duplex With a Yard in Brooklyn. Which of These Homes Would You Choose? Interactive, July 9

    Tired of living in a building with a dormlike atmosphere, one couple went in search of a more residential setup. Here’s what they found.

  72. They Wanted a Brooklyn Fixer-Upper for the Right Price. Which Home Would You Choose? Interactive, June 18

    After a couple of years in Seattle, a New York family returned to hunt for a conveniently situated house with some character. Here’s where they wound up.

  73. In Brooklyn, a Peaceful March Turns to Confrontation After Curfew Interactive, June 4

    The police in Brooklyn were quicker Wednesday to enforce the clampdown than they had been before, moving swiftly to disperse demonstrators from rainy city streets and to arrest those who failed to clear out.

  74. Two Renters Try Out the Amenities in Brooklyn’s Newer Buildings. Which of These Homes Would You Choose? Interactive, May 28

    For their first home together, a young couple sought the best roof deck and gym they could find on a budget. Here’s where they wound up.

  75. The New Saturday Night Interactive, May 1

    With billions of people staying home, the world is reinventing the weekend.

  76. Three Roommates Scraped Together Enough for a Brooklyn Rental. Which One Did They Choose? Interactive, April 30

    For about $1,000 each, they hoped to find a decent place near a good bagel store. Now they’re stuck there as they wait out the lockdown.

  77. A Couple With Manhattan Jobs Seek the Ideal Brooklyn Home. Which of These Would You Choose? Interactive, April 16

    After years of renting, two young doctors hoped to buy something in their beloved Clinton Hill, but found better options elsewhere. Here’s where they landed.

  78. New York Was Not Designed for Emptiness Interactive, March 30

    The energy, the traffic, the crowds are all gone. Only the vacant streets remain, waiting for the actors to return to the stage.