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  1. A runner died in the Brooklyn Half Marathon, where organizers had warned of heat concerns. New York, Yesterday

    It’s the first death since 2014 in the 13.1-mile run from Prospect Park to Coney Island. It was not immediately clear whether heat had played a role.

  2. How a Musician Turned Cosmetics Executive Spends Her Sundays New York, May 20

    Sandra Velasquez strolls through Green-Wood Cemetery, pals around with her partner and connects with other female entrepreneurs.

  3. ‘Hold Your Fire’ Review: Ending a Siege Movies, May 19

    A new documentary directed by Stefan Forbes centers on a 1973 hostage negotiation led by a police officer known for his pioneering techniques.

  4. Homes for Sale in New York City Real Estate, May 19

    This week’s properties are in Manhattan Valley, on the Upper West Side and in Bushwick.

  5. Grief and Fury Sweep Though Buffalo New York, May 16

    “This is someone who had hate in their heart, soul and mind,” the Buffalo police commissioner said about the attacker at the Tops supermarket.

  6. Mother Charged With Murder After Daughter, 9, Is Found Dead in Brooklyn New York, May 16

    The girl had cuts and bruises to her head and bite marks on her body when investigators arrived at her Crown Heights home on Sunday.

  7. Homes That Sold for Around $1 Million Real Estate, May 15

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  8. Remembering One in One Million Times 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.

  9. 4 Who Helped Catch Subway Attack Suspect Now Need Help Themselves New York, May 14

    They aided investigators after the worst subway attack in decades. Will that be enough to persuade immigration authorities to give them visas or asylum?

  10. A 9-Hour Play? Sit, Eat, Drink, Even Fall Asleep to ‘One Night.’ Theater, May 12

    Target Margin Theater stages an enchanting riff on “One Thousand and One Nights” inside an old Brooklyn garage. Tea and pastries included, blankets welcome.

  11. In Barcelona, a New Hotel and Hub for Creative Types T Magazine, May 12

    Plus: eerie fashion photography, a piercing studio and more recommendations from T Magazine.

  12. Your Wednesday Evening Briefing Briefing, May 11

    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

  13. Festival Devotees Migrate East Style, May 11

    After a two-year hiatus, the Robot Heart party, normally held during Burning Man, made its return to glory and debut in the Big Apple.

  14. At 14, He Fired a Fatal Shot. At 18, He Was Finally Sentenced. New York, May 9

    Aaron Nathaniel Jr., who was only 14 when he killed Timi Oyebola, 16, was sentenced after delays that frustrated families on both sides.

  15. Homes That Sold for Around $1.5 Million Real Estate, May 8

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  16. Her Job Is a Walk in the Park Business, May 6

    For this Park Slope dog walker, it’s all about community.

  17. Covid Memorials Offer a Place to Put Our Grief Arts, May 5

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

  18. Where to Go for Live Music in New York: Pop, Jazz and Classical Arts, May 5

    Our critic’s favorite venues, from mega arenas showcasing Top 40 pop stars to quirky clubs featuring Klezmer quartets.

  19. Free Things to Do in New York, Every Day of the Week Arts, May 5

    Keeping cultured on the cheap is easy if you know where and when to go in this city.

  20. 13 Comedy Clubs for Great Stand-Up and Improv in New York Arts, May 5

    If you’re in need of a few laughs, here are some of the top places to find them in the city.

  21. Colombian Cartel Leader Faces Drug Charges After Extradition to New York New York, May 5

    The man known as Otoniel is accused of smuggling tons of cocaine and assassinating police officers and civic leaders.

  22. After Case Dissolves, Man Who Languished in Prison Wins $10.5 Million New York, May 5

    Shawn Williams, falsely accused of a 1993 murder in Brooklyn, won the largest settlement so far thanks to the alleged misconduct of a once-renowned homicide detective.

  23. ‘A Monster in Our Midst’: How a Tattoo Industry #MeToo Case Collapsed New York, May 4

    Isaiah “Toothtaker” Camacho was a star in the underground tattoo industry, even as sexual assault accusations against him piled up.

  24. Lucia Pizza Brings Roni Cups and Clam Pies to Sheepshead Bay Food, May 3

    A new pizzeria in Brooklyn strays from the slice-shop template.

  25. A New-School Pizzeria Nods to the Old School Slideshow, May 3

    Not far from where his parents ran a Brooklyn pizzeria, Salvatore Carlino makes his pies. Some he invented, others are tributes to classic styles.

  26. After a Two-Year Dip, Evictions Accelerate in New York New York, May 2

    Activity in the city’s housing courts, which used to process more eviction cases than any other city in the nation, is rising after a pandemic moratorium.

  27. ‘Nonbinary Runners Have Been Here the Whole Time’ Sports, April 30

    In the past year, road races have debuted a nonbinary category, typically with around two dozen or fewer such competitors at each event.

  28. At a Brooklyn Brownstone, an Easter Dinner That Bucked Tradition T Magazine, April 28

    The Argentine chef and artist Fernando Aciar and the French creative director Anna Polonsky treated friends to a meal that felt as personal as their newly renovated home.

  29. Homes for Sale in New York City Real Estate, April 28

    This week’s available properties are in Greenwich Village, Turtle Bay and Fort Greene.

  30. In London, a Platinum Jubilee and ‘Bridgerton’ Events Await Visitors Travel, April 28

    Royal culture, historic sites and traditional British experiences are catnip to Americans who have missed traveling across the pond. A visitors’ guide.

  31. Firefighter Killed in Brooklyn Blaze Was ‘Everyone’s Go-To Guy’ New York, April 28

    Timmy Klein, who died in a blaze this week, will be buried three years after delivering a eulogy for a comrade who died in the line of duty.

  32. He Made Yiddish Go Viral New York, April 28

    Frankie Light is one of the new breed of “YouTube polyglots.” He taught himself Mandarin, but can he earn a living making small talk with strangers?

  33. 5 Things to Do This Weekend Arts, April 28

    Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience in New York City.

  34. A Defiant Exhibit by an Artist, at a Museum He Helped Create Arts, April 27

    El Museo del Barrio is presenting a retrospective of Raphael Montañez Ortiz’s works to honor the 88-year-old artist and reinforce the institution’s roots.

  35. Anxiety and Anger Grows Among Children Affected by Shootings New York, April 25

    “I find it really hard to admit that I’m in pain,” said a 14-year-old whose school friend was fatally shot.

  36. Amid a Rise in Shootings, New York’s Children Confront a Wave of Grief New York, April 25

    At least 40 children and teenagers have been shot this year, taking a toll on young people whose lives have already been disrupted by the pandemic.

  37. Firefighter Is Killed When Ceiling Collapses in Brooklyn House Fire New York, April 24

    Five other firefighters were injured in the three-alarm fire in Canarsie, the Fire Department said. Authorities were working to identify another body found inside the home.

  38. These Parties Start With a Blank Canvas (and a Little Cannabis) New York, April 23

    New York State is mapping out plans to license venues for on-site recreational marijuana use, but some places have already figured out how to get the ball rolling.

  39. Bailing on Brooklyn for the ‘Ridgewood Revival.’ But Could They Afford a House? Interactive, April 14

    Two first-time buyers took a budget of up to $700,000 across the border from Bushwick. Which option would you choose?

  40. How the Brooklyn Subway Shooting Unfolded Interactive, April 12

    Passengers rushed out of a smoke-filled N train in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, after a man opened fire during rush hour on Tuesday morning.

  41. The Police Take Down a Homeless Encampment Interactive, March 28

    I was at a homeless encampment when it was taken down by the police.

  42. On the Scene: New York's Russian Enclave Interactive, March 4

    We spoke with residents in one of the largest communities of Russian-speakers in this country about the invasion of Ukraine.

  43. He Wanted More Space for Less Money in Brooklyn. Which Apartment Would You Choose? Interactive, January 6

    A longtime renter looked around Bedford-Stuyvesant for the best deal he could find, focusing on condos rather than co-ops, so he could have “more control over what I wanted to do to my place.” Here’s what he found.

  44. A One-Bedroom in Brooklyn or a Two-Bedroom in New Jersey? These First-Time Buyers Weighed the Options. Interactive, December 23

    In need of work-from-home space and a quieter street, a couple tested how far their money would go in central Brooklyn and across the Hudson River. Here’s what they found.

  45. A Young Buyer Seeks Old-Fashioned Charm in Brooklyn. Which Apartment Would You Choose? Interactive, December 9

    Coming from ‘a wild unicorn of an apartment’ in Williamsburg, this first-time buyer sought a studio or one-bedroom with vintage character — but without vintage problems. Here’s what she found.

  46. 5 Things to Do This Weekend Interactive, December 3

    Selections from the current Weekend section, including a review of the Brooklyn Museum exhibition “Andy Warhol: Revelation.”

  47. With Plans for a Baby, They Wanted a Place With a Second Bedroom and Lots of Amenities. Which Would You Choose? Interactive, September 9

    A couple from Mexico City knew that if they were going to buy, ‘it had to be now’ — before interest rates went up. Here’s what they found in Brooklyn for less than $2 million.

  48. His ‘Sweet Spot’: Classic Brownstone Exterior, Modern Interior. Which Home Would You Choose? Interactive, August 12

    When his landlord raised the rent during the pandemic, this Brooklyn renter decided it was time to buy. Here’s what he found for less than $1 million in Carroll Gardens.

  49. The Nights When New York Felt Alive Again Interactive, August 5

    Over eight weeks this summer we documented nightlife as New Yorkers returned to the city’s deeply missed party scene. It ended up being a brief window of freedom, a hint at what we hope will be waiting for us on the other side of the pandemic.

  50. When Home Became the Office, They Needed More Space. Which Apartment Would You Choose? Interactive, August 5

    A young couple, realizing they weren’t going back to their workplaces ‘probably ever,’ set a $500,000 budget for a two-bedroom in the Sunset Park area of Brooklyn. Here’s what they found.

  51. During the Pandemic, Her $600,000 Went Further. Which Apartment Did She Choose? Interactive, July 29

    After putting off a purchase to invest in her business, a longtime renter saw an opportunity to buy a place in Brooklyn with the amenities she had always wanted. Here’s what she found.

  52. Exploring Affordable-Housing Options in Brooklyn and Queens. Which Home Would You Choose? Interactive, July 8

    After splitting rent with roommates for years, a couple researched the city’s housing lotteries and found that they qualified for many places.

  53. Sharing a Studio During Covid Wasn’t Ideal. Which Upgrade Did They Choose? Interactive, June 10

    With the city shut down last summer, a couple took their $4,000 budget to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in search of a place where they could work from home in peace. Here’s what they found.

  54. This Bus Has Been in a Brooklyn Building for 2 Days Interactive, June 9

    Two days ago a New York City bus crashed into a home, injuring 16 people.

  55. It’s Been a Busy Few Days for One Arena Interactive, May 26

    This is the first season that Barclays Center in Brooklyn is home to both the New York Liberty and the Brooklyn Nets. And the arena recently needed to make a quick transformation.

  56. What It’s Like to Be Vaccinated in a Subway Station Interactive, May 20

    The city is ramping up a program to vaccinate people in select subway stations as a way to boost the city's vaccination rate.

  57. They Wanted a ‘Blank Slate’ One-Bedroom for Less Than $1 Million. Which Option Would You Choose? Interactive, April 29

    For their first purchase together, a young couple sought a place they could make their own — no ‘cookie-cutter doorman buildings.’ Here’s what they found.

  58. She Had to Escape Her 175-Square-Foot Studio During the Pandemic. Which Option Would You Choose? Interactive, April 15

    Figuring she could get a better deal as rents fell, a young Manhattanite cast a wide net for ‘something with a door,’ not too far from work. Here’s what she found.

  59. On the Scene: Coney Island Reopens Interactive, April 12

    Families came out to Coney Island on Friday, looking for rollercoaster rides and funnel cakes, for the first time in 18 months.

  60. Facing the Pandemic Together, but in Manhattan or Brooklyn? Interactive, April 8

    A young couple joined forces to get through 2020 and beyond, but would they find what they wanted in her East Side neighborhood or his beloved Williamsburg? Here’s where they landed.

  61. Two Humans, Two Dogs and a Two-Bedroom in Brooklyn for Under $1.5 Million. Which Home Would You Choose? Interactive, April 1

    For their first New York purchase, a couple scoured their beloved Williamsburg neighborhood for a quiet place with good light and more space for their growing household. Here’s what they found.

  62. Watch Protesters Close 2 N.Y.C. Bridges in Support of Essential Workers Interactive, March 5

    More than a hundred workers marched on Friday in support of a package of bills that would provide financial assistance to workers who have so far been left out of government programs during the pandemic.

  63. A Growing Family Wanted a Brooklyn House for Less Than $700,000. Which Option Would You Choose? Interactive, March 4

    Squeezed and priced out of Windsor Terrace, a family of four looked south to Midwood and Marine Park — or maybe even Staten Island.

  64. Will $1 Million Buy a Brownstone in Bay Ridge? One Family Surveyed Their Options in South Brooklyn Interactive, February 11

    Seeking an upgrade for their growing children — and their voluminous stuff — a couple toured the townhouses of Bay Ridge. Which home would you choose?

  65. 150 Years Ago Brooklyn Renumbered All Its Streets. It Was a Disaster. Interactive, January 27

    Today’s Brooklyn map is a relic of a sweeping 19th-century effort to renumber every building and rename dozens of streets. The saga revealed how decisions made by bureaucrats can leave an imprint on city life more than a century later.

  66. ‘Dyker Lights’: Brighter Displays, Fewer Tourists Interactive, December 23

    The famous holiday displays in Dyker Heights are attracting smaller crowds, but some homeowners are determined to bring cheer.

  67. Take a Walking Tour of New York Interactive, December 21

    Months ago, our architecture critic invited a few people to suggest modest strolls around places meaningful to them. Here’s where they went.

  68. Read the Criminal Complaint Against Julien Jin Interactive, December 18

    Mr. Jin is accused of engaging in a conspiracy to censor Zoom users in the United States.

  69. See What Happens When N.Y.C. Streets Are Full of People Instead of Cars Interactive, December 17

    As the pandemic lockdown cleared the roads and as governments instituted popular programs to keep restaurants and small businesses alive, communities have gotten a glimpse at what the city is like when the streets are reimagined. New Yorkers don’t...

  70. The Year in Improvised Music: ‘Everything’s Changing. So the Music Should.’ Weekend, December 17

    The pandemic compressed live music onto screens, and Black Lives Matter protests brought it back to the streets. What will it all look like, and sound like, in 2021?

  71. With Rents Going Down, They Looked to Trade Up. Which of These Homes Would You Choose? Interactive, December 17

    For their first place together, a couple joined forces (and budgets) to find a place with some sunlight and enough space to work from home.

  72. 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.

  73. 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.

  74. 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?

  75. 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.

  76. 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?

  77. 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.

  78. 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.

  79. 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.

  80. 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?

  81. 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?

  82. 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.

  83. How the Central Park Barber Spends His Sundays Metropolitan, July 17

    Herman James has set up shop under a pergola near Strawberry Fields, where he has provided free haircuts since May.

  84. 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.

  85. New York Rents Fall as Vacancies Rise Real Estate, July 9

    Thousands of New York renters left the city because of the coronavirus, and rents have finally started to go down.

  86. 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.

  87. 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.

  88. 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.

  89. The New Saturday Night Interactive, May 1

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

  90. 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.

  91. 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.

  92. 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.

  93. Living In ... Fort Greene, Brooklyn Slideshow, November 6

    In recent years, the area has seen staggering changes, with proliferating arts organizations, housing and amenities. But that hasn’t come cheap.

  94. He Got a Bike for His 8th Birthday. He Was Killed Riding It. Metro, October 25

    The boy’s death comes at a time when biking fatalities across New York City have surged. So far, 25 cyclists have been killed in 2019.

  95. Kibbe and More in Williamsburg Slideshow, October 24

    At Sakib, the menu reads like an exhaustive listing of street food from the Levant.

  96. De Blasio Doesn’t Get It. Not Everyone Who Carries a Gun Is a Shooter. Op Ed, July 11

    A model Brooklyn program to keep young people out of jail runs afoul of the mayor and the police.

  97. A Perfect Recipe That Took Time to Brew Styles, May 31

    Patricia Park piqued Brett Taylor’s interest with a Match.com profile that cited a love of West Coast India pale ales.

  98. The 76ers Dash the Evolving Nets’ Dream Sports, April 19

    Something grand is happening in Brooklyn, though probably not this season.

  99. Facing Segregated Schools, Parents Took Integration Into Their Own Hands. It’s Working. Metro, April 16

    Changes to middle school enrollment in parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan could force City Hall to take action on school segregation.

  100. Measles Outbreak: Yeshiva’s Preschool Program Is Closed by New York City Health Officials Metro, April 15

    The program is the first one to be closed as part of the city’s escalating effort to stem the country’s largest measles outbreak in decades.