Imagery from EarthCam shows how smoke from hundreds of wildfires in Canada enveloped cities in the Northeast and Midwest.
At the New York Botanical Garden and a colorful gathering at MoMA, attendees showed off flashy pastels and florals.
River to River Festival presents an art experiment in which audience members and dance artists, paired randomly, meet for one-on-one performances.
Taking a breather becomes more challenging as the air quality in New York hits an all-time low.
New York Focus zeros in on the details of what goes on in the state capital. And the reporting has had some impressive results.
Mayor Eric Adams failed to give New York City residents proper warning for the blast of unhealthy air, then stumbled in his response.
Selections from the Weekend section, including predictions for who will win the Tony Awards on Sunday night.
The museum’s first group show focusing on West Africa is a wide-ranging exhibition with history, nuance and grit.
Some experts and elected officials say New York’s leaders should have responded more quickly to the wildfire smoke that pushed air quality to historically unhealthy levels.
The Dutch baritone Thomas Oliemans visits the haunts of great composers. And the air clears, just a little.
Louis A. Molina, the jails commissioner, has failed to stop rampant violence, and officials have shut down avenues of information about what happens behind bars, according to a report filed in federal court.
In two decades of leadership at the publishing house, he helped remold a clubby book industry into a diversified and highly profitable corporate enterprise.
This week’s properties are in the Financial district, Lenox Hill and Long Island City.
The City Council passed a bill on Thursday requiring New Yorkers to separate their food waste from regular trash, with mandatory composting coming to all five boroughs by next year.
New York City experienced its worst air quality on record. Here’s how to stay safe as the smoke spreads.
The level of pollution Wednesday was higher than the worst day in San Francisco after major wildfires in 2018.
Black families lost millions in wealth when their lands were seized through eminent domain. Now some are trying to get it back.
Nicolas Heller, better known online as New York Nico, has developed a following in part by not being the star of his own feeds.
There’s no way out of the congestion without making drivers pay for taking up limited street space.
A couple of newlyweds, with six grown children between them, wanted to combine their lives in a new Manhattan apartment big enough for family dinners. Here’s what they found.
After the pandemic boom in pet adoption gave way to pet abandonment, locals in Brooklyn are trying a controversial approach to population control.
A judge may sanction the lawyer, Steven A. Schwartz, for submitting opinions and citations invented by the chat bot.
Emma G. Fitzsimmons, the City Hall bureau chief for The New York Times, discusses a sticky subject that engrosses (and grosses out) New Yorkers: garbage.
New Yorkers are accustomed to dealing with weather. This was something very different.
Also, evacuations from flooding in Ukraine.
In New York City, the hazy, unhealthy air is expected to linger through Thursday morning.
The City Council is expected to approve a bill on Thursday that would allow New Yorkers to compare the cost of hospital procedures online.
Readers discuss President Biden’s age and his accomplishments. Also: The PGA-LIV golf merger; self-policing in Brooklyn.
Documentaries about siblings and baseball are among the standouts in the film slate of an event that encompasses a lot more than movies.
The ceremony honoring Broadway’s top shows and performers will take place at the majestic former “Wonder Theater” in Washington Heights.
With previously undisclosed $130 million gifts to the Perelman Performing Arts Center in Lower Manhattan and the Shed in Hudson Yards, the former mayor continues to shape the city’s arts scene.
Despite Mayor Eric Adams’s multiple claims that he had sold an apartment to an ex-girlfriend, he filed financial disclosure forms showing he still owns it.
The 23-year-old pianist, drummer and rapper puts a pandemic-era spin on jazz-rap on his debut, “More Better,” and he always keeps the faith.
Air-quality readings like the ones expected across parts of New York State on Wednesday would not be seen as particular cause for alarm in some parts of the world.
With air quality expected to deteriorate through the day Wednesday, Mayor Eric Adams said public schools would not offer outdoor activities.
More menhaden in New York waters means more whales, but also more collisions with ships. Plus, the Manhattan district attorney tosses hundreds of old convictions.
Glamour and great menus abound.
A new restaurant in the East Village brings some tasting-menu sophistication to an à la carte dining room.
Here are five L.G.B.T.Q.-themed films worth watching at the annual downtown event, which starts Wednesday.
The center hopes a major renovation along Amsterdam Avenue will help shed its elitist image and forge closer ties with Black and Latino residents.
An accomplished painter (and memoirist) in her own right, she was long his lover until she did what no other mistress of his had ever done: She walked out.
Michelle Ebanks, who most recently served as the president of Essence Communications, will assume the role in July.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office sought the dismissals because of due process violations.
Why American schools are changing how reading is taught.
Bonnie Milligan, a star of the musical “Kimberly Akimbo,” has been the lucky occupant of a rent-controlled apartment in Manhattan for 15 years.
Sure, you know about Central Park and Flushing Meadows. But here are a few more birding locations worth checking out.
For the school commute, families are taking to the streets with two wheels. Some have termed the movement “kidical mass.”
The artists Beverly Barkat and Germane Barnes play with discarded plastic — including bottles, cups and printer cartridges — to explore the possibilities of reinventing waste.
Former President Donald J. Trump told a judge that he could not have defamed E. Jean Carroll by denying her rape accusation because a jury had found him liable only for sexually abusing her.
His obsession with recreating the original New York pizza helped revive a classic and inspire a generation of chefs. But his ambitions led to conflicts and, once, prison.
Mayor Eric Adams revived the teams, promising they would be well trained and supervised. But a new report found widespread use of stop-and-frisk tactics against people of color.
A couple felt obligated to take the first apartment they saw in a crazy rental market. Then they wanted to move again, but cooler heads prevailed.
A study proposed new approaches to get riders to pay to ride New York City’s transit system, including replacing subway turnstiles with fare gates that are harder to jump over.
Peter Callahan, a filmmaker in Hastings-on-Hudson, is the writer, director and star of a movie that takes its entire story from one man’s afternoon walk around his town.
On a two-block stretch of Brownsville in April, the police stepped aside and let residents respond to 911 calls. It was a bold experiment that some believe could redefine law enforcement in New York City.
Sarah Kaufman writes, acts, sings and makes podcasts and TikToks — and not to mention works a day job.
Seeking a crucial hour of quiet, observations while on the D and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.
With her husband and songwriting partner, Barry Mann, she wrote lyrics for timeless hits by the Righteous Brothers, the Animals and Dolly Parton.
The Fresh Air Fund offers a summer escape from New York City.
New York City’s specialized high schools represent perhaps the highest-profile symbol of segregation in the nation’s largest school system.
The animals, observed floating off Long Island and Staten Island this week, were the latest casualties of a species that faces many threats.
The architect had used the prewar apartment on West Broadway as a design studio and a place to make music. It is now on the market for $2.5 million.
The $35.2 million purchase on Central Park South was among New York City’s largest sales in May. The biggest was a townhouse that sold for $41 million on the Upper East Side.
Bees, seeds, metal and stone all made appearances for the event that makes the city a design hub.
The church on West 14th Street, the first in Manhattan created for a Spanish-speaking congregation a century ago, has been deconsecrated. Its future is uncertain.
An underdiscussed issue with forced mental health care.
Selections from the Weekend section, including a review of "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse."
A new display on the 1989 massacre is set to open in Manhattan, two years after a Tiananmen museum closed in Hong Kong.
Want to see new art in the city? Check out Joan Brown, Giorgio de Chirico and the making of Art-Rite magazine in Chelsea, and Rina Banerjee on the Lower East Side.
The Australian comedian turns curator in a show about Picasso’s complicated legacy. But it’s women artists the exhibition really shortchanges.
The New York City mayor has made an art form of telling stories about himself that are nearly impossible to verify, adding fresh details to often-told anecdotes.
Hosts are broadly not allowed to rent out entire homes for less than 30 days if they are not also present. But Airbnb says new restrictions are “extreme and oppressive.”
More than 50 boxes of ephemera from the playwright and director’s career include notes on “Angels in America” and research for “Jelly’s Last Jam.”
This week’s properties are in East Chelsea and on City Island.
A survey of the Brant Foundation’s Warhols can’t fail to please — but maybe because we’ve learned to stifle the artist’s true radicalism.
Unas plantas en Estados Unidos que ayudaron a producir más de 60.000 bombas atómicas tienen toneladas de residuos que serán radiactivos por miles de años. Las autoridades debaten qué hacer.
A couple searched in East Harlem and the Bronx for a modest new apartment that would allow them to entertain friends and commute easily to Midtown. Here’s what they found.
The Prohibition era produced some long-lasting effects. It also brought us speakeasies and powder rooms.
Prom Plus NYC is a program for underserved teenagers in New York City.
Some of the biggest providers of supportive housing for New Yorkers are suing tenants for million of dollars of unpaid rent. Critics call the process cruel and unnecessary.
Indulge in gay nostalgia with Christina Aguilera and Junior Vasquez, see Billy Porter march, or dance the night away at Body Hack.
Most schools rev up for the big game. At the High School of Fashion Industries, it’s the spring fashion show. And this year’s was bigger and sassier than ever.
Readers respond to an essay by a Central Park birder. Also: A worker shortage; wrongful convictions; politicized courts; reparations and tax relief.
A $528 billion plan to clean up 54 million gallons of radioactive bomb-making waste may never be achieved. Government negotiators are looking for a compromise.
Michael McMahon, a former New York Police Department sergeant, faces federal charges with two other men. They are accused of intimidating Chinese citizens in the United States.
Penny, the unofficial mascot of Engine Company 239 in Brooklyn, is no trouble, as long as the firefighters keep a supply of Cheerios.
Jay Bryant is accused along with two other men of fatally shooting the pioneering D.J. of the rap group Run-DMC in his recording studio in 2002.
The son of Juan Formell, a giant of Cuban music, he found his own voice as a singer-songwriter. He died during a performance in New York.
The dancer, also known as HallowDreamz, is the face of krump in New York. Now he’s found another artistic home with the choreographer Andrea Miller.
Looking for nonalcoholic drinks beyond seltzer? You’re in luck.
The Golden Swan takes over the Spotted Pig space in the West Village, Hand Hospitality opens Moono and more restaurant news.
Scientists are lugging sophisticated sensors into homes in 10 cities to measure and track the pollution from gas stoves as it drifts from room to room.
In Jon Michaud’s “Last Call at Coogan’s,” the author pays tribute to an unlikely institution, and the community it sustained.
A new study shows that homeowners in California, Florida and New York are living in houses they cannot afford.
Sherry-Lehmann Wines & Spirits failed to deliver more than $1 million of wine to customers who paid in advance, he wrote. One of those customers was the reporter himself.
The baby, whom police identified as Genevieve Comager, was found Sunday night in the woods. Her parents were charged in connection with the death, according to police officials.
Readers respond to the new breast cancer screening guidelines. Also: Outdoor dining in New York; employee “belonging”; swimmable urban waters.
For Jaeki Cho’s Righteous Eats, food is the hook, but the social media series is really a platform to celebrate the people who make up one of the world’s most diverse cities.
Cases dropped after a successful public health campaign last summer. But the disease still has a low-level presence in the city, and many people remain at risk.
Jalayah Eason was found bruised and unconscious in the Bronx. Her mother has been charged with endangering the welfare of her surviving son and daughter.
Hilary Howard, who edits the popular weekly column for The New York Times, is not a fan of brunch. Well, of reading about it.
As James Corden learned, you don’t want to end up in Zouheir Louhaichy’s shift report, which he writes in the morning before training for Ironman.
Savoring a meal alone at the bar, a hat takes a ride on the East Side and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.
A lawyer representing a man who sued an airline relied on artificial intelligence to help prepare a court filing. It did not go well.
Despite pay increases and efforts to simplify the notoriously difficult swim test, New York’s lifeguard shortage is dire. The city says the lifeguard unions are partly to blame.
“That’s why I picked a younger man; he wouldn’t do to me what your father did.”
The bill, signed by Mayor Eric Adams on Friday, adds weight to the list of characteristics protected from discrimination in areas like employment and housing.
Students and teachers said in interviews that some classrooms were in disarray as more and younger students were smoking marijuana at school.
A “Homeless Bill of Rights” that could become law on Saturday aims to clarify legal issues for homeless people, including whether they can camp outdoors. But the rules are anything but clear.
Why — of all the spectacular creatures with which we share this planet — do birds captivate as no others can?
A selection of entertainment highlights this weekend, including the live-action remake of "The Little Mermaid."
The bike-share service has grown and spread into more city neighborhoods, and it even had a cameo on “Succession.”
The designer Busayo Olupona celebrated 10 years of her business with pepper soup and good friends at the restaurant Dept of Culture.
Summer is just around the corner. We’ll help you navigate all the city has to offer — with some help from New York-based experts.
Daniel Penny, charged with manslaughter in the killing of Jordan Neely, is expected to argue that he acted in self-defense.
Emine Yilmaz Ozsoy has been partially paralyzed and is in critical condition, surrounded by an improvised web of support. Her story embodies New York’s post-pandemic fears and challenges.
Sherry-Lehmann, a longtime purveyor of luxury wines, owes New York State $2.8 million in unpaid sales taxes — and its customers an explanation.
This week’s properties are on the Upper West Side, in Greenwich Village and Long Island City.
New York is the latest large city to join a national push to change how children are taught to read. But principals and teachers may resist uprooting old practices.
New York City’s pioneering, focused approach sets rules on how companies use the technology in work force decisions.
Something has to change. Until it does, vulnerable populations need this protection.
The surgeon general warned that social media can be harmful to young people. They had already realized that.
Decades ago, Brooklyn Banks was the epicenter of urban skateboarding. Now, it's back.
Prosecutors do not often charge officers for actions in the line of duty, but Alvin L. Bragg, Manhattan’s district attorney, has pressed for police accountability.
His storefront eatery, a knockoff of a leading frankfurter grill, helped turn an unlikely culinary combination into a New York phenomenon.
At Gagosian, Marian Anderson, Marilyn Monroe, Dovima and a cast of showstoppers.
A day after Mayor Eric Adams said he would oppose an effort to reduce homelessness by increasing the number of housing vouchers, his top housing official said she would step down.
The rooftop of a historic building is the focus of a renovation skirmish between Federico Pignatelli, a financier, and Ray Dalio, the hedge-fund mogul
The noted designer of the High Line has wisdom to share with other gardeners: “I put plants on a stage and let them perform.”
The Brooklyn Bridge still stands alone as an attraction and as a symbol of New York’s ability to strive for great things.
City officials say that the arrival of 65,000 asylum seekers has presented the city “with challenges never contemplated, foreseeable or indeed even remotely imagined.”
The apparently random attack was an unsettling example of the kind of crime that has made some New Yorkers wary of the mass-transit system.
Holiday weekends in New York City are the best.
The chef Yuji Tani has found another home for his precise cooking at this tasting-menu restaurant in the back of an industrial space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
More French bistro cooking in the West Village, all you can eat Thai in Queens, and more restaurant news.
New York City will provide $6 million in funding to rehabilitate the newly landmarked building, which for 34 years was home to a school for Black children during segregation.
The decision in Britain, where Harry lost police protection after stepping back from royal duties, comes amid heightened scrutiny of his security after an encounter with paparazzi in New York.
The city is subsiding between two millimeters and four millimeters a year under the weight of all its buildings, a scientist has found.
The proposed increase would be the first in the base fare since 2015 and would raise the price of a seven-day MetroCard by a dollar.
The mayor has said the influx of migrants staying in hotel rooms could affect tourism, but about 20,500 hotel rooms remain unoccupied.
Amid high inflation and low inventory, the art market correction appears to have landed. If it wasn’t a trophy, it probably struggled to command a high price.
Contrasting views of how Mayor Adams is handling the influx. Also: Afghan exodus; aid to Ukraine; gender identity; horses’ deaths; the office and the commute.
The strike, the first by doctors in New York City since 1990, shows how the pandemic may be leading to rising activism among young doctors.
What is a menopause-friendly workplace? Women in cities like New York may soon find out, as U.S. companies adopt practices that were already spreading in Britain.
Tim Scott and Ron DeSantis are on the near horizon.
The case illustrates the uncertainty some agencies face about marijuana policies now that the drug is legal.
Mariana Velásquez likes to take long strolls through her new neighborhood and have friends over for a casual one-pot meal.