1. New York City’s vaccine rules are a good step, but may not be enough, health experts say. Metro, Today

    The White House said it supported the effort, and a restaurant trade group in the city said the rules could stave off new shut down orders.

  2. New York City to Require Proof of Vaccination for Indoor Dining and Gyms Metro, Today

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said the tough restrictions were necessary to encourage New Yorkers to get vaccinated and curtail a third wave of coronavirus cases.

  3. Bar Blondeau Opens in the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Dining, Today

    Seasonal fare in a TriBeCa townhouse, Hart’s reopens and more restaurant news.

  4. Where the Grits Shimmer with Vegan Butter Dining, Today

    At Cadence, the chef Shenarri Freeman remakes dishes from her Black Southern heritage without animal products.

  5. Want Free Central Park Concert Tickets? Keep Trying. Culture, Today

    The first batches of free tickets to the “We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert” are being released online this week. They can be gotten, with patience.

  6. Missing the South but Not the Butter and Bacon Slideshow, Today

    Cornbread, black-eyed peas and other classics are made without animal products at Cadence in the East Village.

  7. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Business, Today

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  8. Touring Trinity, the Birthplace of Nuclear Dread Science, Today

    A recent visit to the site of the first atomic bomb explosion offered desert vistas, (mildly) radioactive pebbles and troubling reflections.

  9. De Blasio Urges Masking Again, but Stops Short of a Mandate Metro, Today

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wanted to focus on increasing vaccination rates, and worried requiring face coverings would remove an incentive.

  10. A Fuller Picture of Osama bin Laden’s Life Book Review, Today

    With fresh material from bin Laden’s hide-out, Peter Bergen, in “The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden,” gives us a three-dimensional portrait.

  11. For Asian Women Raised in Sweatshop Conditions, Queens Posed Obstacles to Assimilation Book Review, Today

    Two memoirs, Anna Qu’s “Made in China” and Ly Tran’s “House of Sticks,” recount memories of abuse and family loyalty.

  12. European Groceries and More in Cobble Hill Dining, Yesterday

    Monica Muzzo Romero, as of late an arepa restaurateur, has opened a new venture, a deli called Romero.

  13. Mask Mandates Are Returning in Many Cities. N.Y.C. Is Holding Back. Metro, Yesterday

    Louisiana and San Francisco brought back indoor mask requirements, but Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wanted New Yorkers to focus on vaccinations.

  14. George Forss, 80, Photographer Discovered on the Streets of N.Y., Dies Obits, Yesterday

    He was peddling his black-and-white photos of New York City’s majesty for $5 each in the 1980s — until a famous photographer came upon them in “astonishment.”

  15. De Blasio Urges Vaccinated New Yorkers to Wear Masks Indoors Video, Yesterday

    Mayor Bill de Blasio “strongly” encouraged vaccinated New Yorkers to wear masks indoors again, especially when others around them could be unvaccinated.

  16. De Blasio urges vaccinated New Yorkers to wear masks indoors but balks at a mandate. Metro, Yesterday

    The mayor said vaccinated New Yorkers needed to mask up inside because of C.D.C. guidance involving areas of high transmission, but he did not require masks.

  17. A Wall Street Dressing Down: Always. Be. Casual. Business, Yesterday

    As workers return to the financial district, longstanding dress codes have been relaxed. Right now, almost anything goes. Even jeans.

  18. New York Is Pushing Homeless People Off the Streets. Where Will They Go? Metro, Yesterday

    Cleanup crews are clearing encampments, but advocates say the sweeps just move people from one place to another and fail to address the housing crisis.

  19. In Manhattan, Daily Sweeps Target Homeless New Yorkers Metro, Yesterday

    The approach to persuading people to go to shelters — used heavily since the pandemic started — is ineffective, critics say.

  20. Her Latest Trick: Finding an Affordable One-Bedroom in Manhattan Real Estate, Yesterday

    After a year in New Jersey, a fashion designer who moonlights as a magician discovered to her surprise that she could afford to move back to the city.

  21. Should Those Sidewalk Dining Sheds Stay or Go? Letters, August 1

    Readers discuss the pros and cons of the dining sheds. Also: Masking up in the subway; the police and the juvenile brain.

  22. Homes That Sold for Around $1.5 Million Real Estate, August 1

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  23. ‘We Banged on the Trunk of His Cab and Reprimanded Him’ Metropolitan, August 1

    A nice walk interrupted, a front seat solo and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.

  24. Some New Yorkers say $100 offer inspired them to get vaccinated. Metro, July 30

    New Yorkers lined up in the Bronx and Brooklyn to get vaccinated on the first day of cash was offered to get vaccinated at city-run sites.

  25. Broadway Audiences Will Need Proof of Vaccination and Masks Culture, July 30

    Children under 12, who cannot be vaccinated, can show a negative test to attend. But the Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall plan to bar them for now.

  26. New York City Awards $3 Million for Latino and Puerto Rican Theater Culture, July 30

    The Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater will use the funds, along with $7 million from the city over the last eight years, for an expanded South Bronx space.

  27. N.Y.C.’s mayor says mask guidance will come on Monday, but remains focused on greater vaccination. Metro, July 30

    “Masks can be helpful,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, “but they don’t change the basic reality. Vaccination does.”

  28. Gloria Vanderbilt’s Beekman Place Apartment Is for Sale Real Estate, July 30

    Anderson Cooper is selling his mother’s perpetually reimagined two-bedroom, where she lived for nearly 25 years, for $1.125 million.

  29. A New York City Home for Less Than $350,000 Real Estate, July 30

    Housing prices in New York are notoriously high, but if you look carefully, especially with an open mind on location, you can find something affordable.

  30. The Threat of Evictions for N.Y. Renters Metro, July 30

    The federal moratorium is over on Saturday, but the state's ban lasts until the end of August. There is little hope they will be extended.

  31. Here’s Who Is Hospitalized for Covid in New York City as Cases Rise Metro, July 30

    People with compromised immune systems and the unvaccinated make up a high percentage of patients who end up in the hospital.

  32. Fourth Suicide at the Vessel Leads to Calls for Higher Barriers Metro, July 29

    A teenager killed himself Thursday afternoon at the tourist attraction, located in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards.

  33. What’s Next for New York, a Times Virtual Event Metro, July 29

    As the city rouses from Covid restrictions, explore the city’s fiscal, cultural and political future with the mayoral nominee Eric Adams and others.

  34. Manhattan Scores a Shiny, New Whiskey Distillery in NoHo Dining, July 29

    The 28,000-square-foot, four-story Great Jones Distilling Company will open in August with a cocktail bar, a tasting room and more.

  35. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens Real Estate, July 29

    This week’s properties are in Cobble Hill, Flatiron and Jackson Heights.

  36. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, July 29

    This week’s properties are in Cobble Hill, Flatiron and Jackson Heights.

  37. A Push to Get New York Vaccinated Metro, July 29

    A mandate for state employees and a $100 reward in New York City for getting a first shot are aimed at holdouts.

  38. 5 Things to Do This Weekend Weekend, July 29

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

  39. 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.

  40. Star Sommelier Is Charged With Setting Outdoor Dining Sheds on Fire Metro, July 28

    Caleb Ganzer, a former Food & Wine magazine sommelier of the year and a partner in a well-regarded Manhattan wine bar, is now facing arson charges.

  41. After Adams Criticizes the Left, New York Democrats Try to Clear the Air Metro, July 28

    Representative Nydia Velázquez reminded Eric Adams to treat everyone with respect, and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez echoed her comments.

  42. There Is No Good Reason You Should Have to Be a Citizen to Vote Op Ed, July 28

    Giving the franchise to noncitizens wouldn't just be fair, it would improve America.

  43. Brooklyn Plumber Who Ran for State Senate Is Charged in Capitol Riot Metro, July 28

    Daniel Christmann posted images that showed him inside the Capitol, prosecutors said. Asked whether he’d entered the building, he replied: “How could I not?”

  44. Robert Ellison, Ceramics Collector With a Giving Streak, Dies at 89 Obits, July 28

    The more than 600 works he gave to the Met enriched the museum’s collection enormously.

  45. Officer Fired After N.Y.P.D. Finds He Raped Girl From Youth Program Metro, July 28

    Two officers engaged in “shocking professional and sexual misconduct” with a 15-year-old, a disciplinary trial judge wrote, but they have not been criminally charged.

  46. Meet the Artist Painting the New York Times Interactive, July 28

    The artist Sho Shibuya, who has been painting a visual diary on the front page of the Times during lockdown, explains five pieces.

  47. Nxivm Member Avoids Prison After Helping to Convict Sex Cult Leader Metro, July 28

    Lauren Salzman, who detailed the group’s inner workings during four days of testimony at Keith Raniere’s trial, was sentenced to probation.

  48. Delta Variant and Rise in Cases Has New Yorkers ‘Scared All Over Again’ Metro, July 28

    The city is grappling with a new surge in cases and questions. The only shared emotion is uncertainty.

  49. All of New York City falls under the C.D.C. guidelines for indoor masking. Metro, July 28

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said those who got vaccinated at a city-run site starting Friday would receive $100, as officials weighed whether to bring back a mask mandate.

  50. New Vaccine Rules for Workers? Unions Voice Exasperation. Metro, July 28

    “We didn’t even have a heads-up that this was coming out,” one labor leader said. Others said members were worried about side effects.

  51. As Delta Variant Spreads, N.Y.C. Parents Worry About Coming School Year Metro, July 28

    So far, there have been very few cases in New York City’s summer school session, but some parents want a remote option for the fall.

  52. Music, but Make It Outdoors Metro, July 28

    Even as concerts return to indoor venues, there’s still something spectacular about a show out in the warm summer air.

  53. N.Y.C. to Host a Concert in Central Park for the Vaccinated Video, July 27

    Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York announced that next month there will be a concert in Central Park to celebrate the city’s recovery from the coronavirus, with performances from LL Cool J, Elvis Costello and Bruce Springsteen.

  54. N.Y.C. Union Leaders Say Mayor’s Covid Mandate Took Them by Surprise Metro, July 27

    Municipal union leaders bristled at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement that workers must get vaccinated or tested weekly, while city workers had mixed reactions.

  55. Design Museum Hopes 11th Director’s the Charm Culture, July 27

    Will turbulent times end at the Museum of Arts and Design, where a rapid turnover of executives and visions has thrown the institution into disarray?

  56. Little Island Unveils Free Monthlong Festival With Over 450 Artists Culture, July 27

    The festival, which runs from Aug. 11 to Sept. 5, features a flurry of music, dance, and comedy performances from both established and emerging artists.

  57. U.S. Sells One-of-a-Kind Wu-Tang Album to Cover Martin Shkreli’s Debt Metro, July 27

    Prosecutors did not announce who purchased the album, or for how much, but a lawyer for Mr. Shkreli said the sale price appeared to be at least $2.2 million.

  58. BBF, From the Celebrated Chef of Kyo Ya, Opens Dining, July 27

    Changes for Blue Hill in Greenwich Village and By Chloe, a Greek restaurant goes global, and more dining news.

  59. A Starry Lineup Joins a Central Park Concert for the Vaccinated Culture, July 27

    LL Cool J, Elvis Costello, Andrea Bocelli, Carlos Santana and the New York Philharmonic will join Bruce Springsteen in performances Aug. 21 on the Great Lawn.

  60. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Business, July 27

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  61. The Vaccine Mandate Conundrum The Daily, July 27

    For the first time, a federal agency — the Department of Veterans Affairs — is requiring workers to receive Covid inoculations. Is this a sign of what is to come?

  62. Want to Rent Your Dream Apartment? Prepare for a Bidding War. Real Estate, July 27

    Post-pandemic, some renters know the neighborhoods where they want to live, and are willing to pay hundreds of dollars extra to get them.

  63. 500,000 New Yorkers Owe Back Rent. What Happens When Evictions Resume? Metro, July 27

    The eviction moratorium is set to come to an end in New York City, setting off alarms about the fate of tenants who owe months of unpaid rent and could face homelessness.

  64. New York City to Workers: Get Vaccinated or Get Tested Weekly Metro, July 27

    Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new requirement that will apply to roughly 340,000 employees, including teachers and police officers.

  65. Why Beekeeping Is Booming in New York: ‘A Hive Is a Box of Calm’ Metropolitan, July 27

    It turns out the hobby is a great pandemic coping technique. But too many honeybees in the city could also pose an environmental threat.

  66. New York City and California to Require Vaccines or Tests for Workers Metro, July 26

    California and New York City announced the mandates for their employees, while the Department of Veterans Affairs said frontline health care workers must get vaccinated or face possible termination.

  67. New York Moves Homeless People From Hotels to Shelters as Virus Cases Rise Metro, July 26

    Many homeless people who have been living in hotels during the pandemic were frustrated and confused as they were loaded onto buses and taken to crowded group shelters.

  68. Rabbi Yoel Kahn, Oral Scribe for the Grand Rabbi, Dies at 91 Obits, July 26

    For decades he memorized virtually verbatim the speeches and discourses of Rabbi Menachem Schneerson and meticulously compiled them into about 150 volumes.

  69. La crisis climática convierte los metros del mundo en zonas de inundación en Español, July 26

    Las rápidas y letales inundaciones recientes en China anegaron una red que ni siquiera tenía una década de antigüedad, y pusieron de manifiesto los riesgos a los que se enfrentan las ciudades en todo el mundo.

  70. New York City and California will require workers to be vaccinated or face testing. Metro, July 26

    The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday also became the first federal agency to mandate that some of its employees get inoculated.

  71. Why Top Democrats Are Listening to Eric Adams Right Now Politics, July 26

    Some prominent Democrats think their party’s nominee for mayor of New York offers a template for how to address issues of public safety.

  72. State’s Rent Relief Program Is Off to a Slow Start Metro, July 26

    Housing groups say technical glitches have hobbled the website, and tenants have encountered errors that wiped away entire applications.

  73. 5 Dead in Hamptons Crash That Is Blamed on Speeding Metro, July 25

    A driver veered into the opposite lane and struck a car head-on in one of at least three fatal crashes in and around the city on Saturday.

  74. New York Has $2.7 Billion for Rent Relief. Many Have Yet to Receive Aid. Metro, July 25

    The program, designed to prevent mass evictions, has gotten off to a slow start, advocates said. And the end of the state’s eviction moratorium looms.

  75. Homes That Sold for Around $500,000 or Less Real Estate, July 25

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  76. ‘We Could Not Find a Sign Pointing Us to Home Plate’s Former Home’ Metropolitan, July 25

    On a baseball pilgrimage in Brooklyn, how the Bronx inspired and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.

  77. Rodney Alcala, the ‘Dating Game’ Serial Killer, Dies Express, July 24

    A longhaired photographer who lured women by offering to take their picture, Mr. Alcala, 77, had been convicted of five murders in Orange County, Calif., and two in New York, all in the 1970s.

  78. After New York Tests a New Way of Voting, Other Cities May Do the Same Metro, July 24

    Elected leaders and voters in New York remain split over the ranked-choice system, but officials in Washington and elsewhere like the results.

  79. De Blasio Urges New York Businesses to Require Employee Vaccinations Metro, July 23

    The debate over mandates is intensifying as the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus surges in many parts of the United States.

  80. Positive Coronavirus Test Halts Shakespeare in the Park for Third Night Culture, July 23

    “Merry Wives,” an adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy, had already pushed back its opening night by nearly two weeks after an injury to its leading man.

  81. It’s Opening Day at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau Styles, July 23

    “My team has been preparing for this day for months, so I’m very excited,” said Michael McSweeney, the city clerk.

  82. N.Y.C.’s mayor calls for companies to require shots, as national debate over vaccine mandates picks up. National, July 23

    Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York said the city might broaden the number of city workers required to get vaccinated or tested weekly.

  83. What’s the Best Way to Protect Sex Workers? Depends on Whom You Ask. Metropolitan, July 23

    There are two competing bills in New York: One would punish pimps and customers, while the other would decriminalize the entire trade.

  84. Burned by Hot Housing Market, Some Buyers Back Off Real Estate, July 23

    Tired of sky high prices and losing out in bidding wars, some buyers are giving up and putting their house hunt on hold.

  85. Buy My House, But I’m Taking the Toilet Real Estate, July 23

    In this seller’s market, some sellers are exercising their power with unusual demands and stripping their homes of fixtures and appliances as they leave.

  86. Summer Camps and Virus Outbreaks: What to Know Metro, July 23

    Dozens of cases at an upstate site come as the highly infectious Delta variant has caused concerns about a wave at schools in the fall.

  87. How an Environmental Watchdog of the Hudson River Spends Sundays Metropolitan, July 23

    From osprey nests to toxic cleanups, John Lipscomb monitors it all from aboard his 36-foot wooden boat.

  88. How (and Why) the Metro Desk Photographed 115 Service Workers Insider, July 23

    The New Yorkers who kept the city moving were often overlooked. Portraits put their faces in the center of the frame.

  89. They Live in an N.Y.C. Virus Hot Spot. But They Won’t Get Vaccinated. Metro, July 23

    Staten Island’s recent uptick in coronavirus cases foretold a larger increase across New York City.

  90. What to Do This Summer: Lower Manhattan Travel, July 23

    Three neighborhoods offer art, great food (and drinks), river breezes and lush green space — not to mention amazing views. And, for now, there’s still plenty of elbow room.

  91. Climate Crisis Turns World’s Subways Into Flood Zones Climate, July 22

    Swift, deadly flooding in China this week inundated a network that wasn’t even a decade old, highlighting the risks faced by cities globally.

  92. An Officer Was Taunted and Spit At. Now He Faces Criminal Charges. Metro, July 22

    A New York police sergeant attacked two handcuffed suspects while making arrests, the authorities said.

  93. A Murder ‘Solved’ in 4 Hours Sent the Wrong Man to Prison for 23 Years Metro, July 22

    Grant Williams, whose conviction was overturned on Thursday, told people in prison that they would one day see that he was innocent. “And today’s that day,” he said.

  94. The Music Scene in This Brooklyn Neighborhood Is Here to Stay Weekend, July 22

    During the city’s lockdown, porch concerts in Ditmas Park began as a way to unite artists. These events, along with new series and festivals, have transformed this quiet area into an arts hub.

  95. Tear Down the Restaurant Sheds Before It’s Too Late Op Ed, July 22

    We now have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to remake our streets.

  96. New York’s ‘Homecoming’ to Feature a Free Concert in Every Borough Culture, July 22

    The concerts, which are to run between Aug. 16 to Aug. 21, are being organized to celebrate the city’s reopening and promote tourism.

  97. ‘The Two Noble Kinsmen’ Review: Shakespeare, With a Hint of Celine Dion Weekend, July 22

    The Drilling Company returns to live theater with this slapdash tragicomedy about two cousins who fall for the same woman.

  98. ‘All the Streets Are Silent’ Review: Hip-Hop and Skateboarding Collide Weekend, July 22

    This documentary is a portrait of downtown New York in the late 1980s and early ’90s that revels in nostalgia.

  99. Making Work Accessible Sunday Business, July 22

    The Americans With Disabilities Act was passed 31 years ago. According to this vocational rehabilitation counselor, we need it now as much as ever.

  100. 30 Minutes: Fighting to Save a Life on the Streets of New York Metropolitan, July 22

    A man from France dropped to the city pavement, one of more than 3,000 emergencies on this day alone. A young police officer rushed to help.

  101. Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan Real Estate, July 22

    This week’s homes are in Chelsea, Ridgewood and Greenwood.

  102. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, July 22

    This week’s homes are in Chelsea, Ridgewood and Greenwood.

  103. 5 Things to Do This Weekend Weekend, July 22

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

  104. U.S. Won’t Seek Death Penalty in 7 Cases, Signaling a Shift Under Biden Metro, July 22

    The decision not to seek the death penalty in federal cases around the country has raised defense lawyers’ hopes that the administration may end the practice.

  105. Meet Eric Adams’s Inner Circle Metro, July 22

    His key aides include three longtime advisers, his campaign manager and a Brooklyn power broker.

  106. Variants and Vaccinations: The State of the Virus in N.Y.C. Metro, July 22

    The Delta variant has driven up coronavirus case counts, and some experts worry that the vaccination effort is moving too slowly.

  107. They Wanted a House in the Bronx for Less Than $750,000. Which Option Would You Choose? Interactive, July 22

    Desperate to escape an apartment beset by noisy neighbors, one family went on the hunt for an affordable three-bedroom house near a convenient subway line. Here’s what they found.

  108. Suddenly It’s Bare Season Styles, July 22

    Bras in the parks, skivvies on Fifth Avenue: Is this the logical endpoint of increasingly blurred distinctions between public and private?

  109. Is N.Y.C. Doing Enough to Slow 3rd Virus Wave? Experts Raise Doubts. Metro, July 21

    On Wednesday, the city announced that all public hospital employees must be vaccinated or face weekly coronavirus testing.

  110. Kathy Andrade, Unionist Who Fought for Immigrant Workers, Dies at 88 Obits, July 21

    Her work on behalf of garment workers helped prod organized labor to rethink its approach to an increasingly immigrant-based work force.

  111. Wildfire Smoke Clouds New York City Skyline Video, July 21

    A haze of wildfire smoke from the Western United States and Canada stretched across North America this week, elevating air quality health risks.

  112. Higher Fares on the Subway? Not This Year. Metro, July 21

    Transit officials hold off on an increase for the subway, buses and commuter rail lines to help riders hurt financially by the pandemic.

  113. Making Discovery, Not Distance, Travel’s Point Travel, July 21

    As a veteran travel writer is reminded on a short jaunt from his home in France, you don’t need to go far to get away. “Small travel,” he finds, has its own rewards.

  114. Beach Bums, Unite! Metro, July 21

    When it’s too hot to do anything else in New York City, that means it’s time to go to the beach.

  115. ‘Was the Astor Place Kmart Haunted?’ and Other Thoughts on Its Closing Styles, July 21

    The big-box department store received an unexpected volume of tributes after it abruptly closed in July.

  116. These 115 Workers Helped Keep New York Alive in Its Darkest Months Interactive, July 20

    The city’s 2.5 million service workers were at the center of the pandemic as it ravaged New York. Some kept the city running, often at risk to their own lives. Others found themselves unemployed indefinitely in one of the most expensive cities in ...

  117. Estos 115 trabajadores ayudaron a mantener viva a Nueva York en sus meses más oscuros Interactive, July 20

    Cuando la pandemia asolaba la ciudad, los 2,5 millones de trabajadores del sector servicios estuvieron presentes. Mantuvieron todo en marcha, a menudo arriesgando la vida. Otros quedaron desempleados en una de las ciudades más caras del país.

  118. Eric Adams Is Going to Save New York Op Ed, July 20

    For progressives, he's a nightmare. For the rest of big-city America, he’s a godsend.

  119. New York to Require Vaccination or Weekly Testing for City Health Workers Metro, July 20

    The new city policy takes aim at improving vaccination rates at public hospitals. Around 60 percent of workers in the city’s public hospital system are vaccinated.

  120. M.T.A. Postpones Fare Increase as It Tries to Lure Back Riders Metro, July 20

    The transit agency cited the financial hardship of many of its customers as it tries to bring back subway, bus and commuter rail ridership.

  121. Sarashina Horii, Specializing in Soba Noodles, Opens Dining, July 20

    A new project from a Tuscan butcher, a new location for Gabriel’s Bar & Restaurant, and more restaurant news.

  122. Why is the sun red? Wildfire smoke from a continent away spreads to New York. National, July 20

    A hazy sky across parts of the East Coast had its origins in the blazes a continent away.

  123. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Business, July 20

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  124. ‘Game Over’: Food Carts Adjust to a Changed City Business, July 20

    For thousands of food truck operators and cart vendors in New York, the ability to make meaningful profits depends on large numbers of workers returning to the office.

  125. Condo Fatigue on the Upper West Side Real Estate, July 20

    Residents and preservationists have tried to stop three new towers, but so far, the developers are winning.

  126. One Chef, One Roof, Many Menus Dining, July 20

    There’s Mark’s the lox-and-bagel place, Mark’s the refined coffee shop and Mark’s the Italian restaurant. Our critic tries them all.

  127. Restaurant Week Makes a Comeback Metro, July 20

    The industry has started to recover, but many businesses are still struggling. It is hoped the promotion, through Aug. 22, will help.

  128. It’s Herring Time in Midtown Dining, July 19

    Aquavit celebrates herring with a summer festival that had to be skipped last year because of the pandemic.

  129. To Get New York Going, We Have to Address Subway Safety Op Ed, July 19

    The city cannot simply wait for ridership to go back up, fixing the problem naturally.

  130. Mayor Bill de Blasio rejects any new indoor mask mandate amid a case rise in New York. Metro, July 19

    The city’s test positivity rate has recently increased, but it is far from the average of 6 percent hit during the worst period.

  131. De Blasio Says He Won’t Mandate Masks to Fight Delta Variant Video, July 19

    Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York said he would not support additional indoor mask requirements as the Delta variant fuels rising coronavirus cases in the city, and doubled down on vaccinations as the best defense.

  132. Why Do Prosecutors Reject Sexual Assault Cases? Metro, July 19

    Little has changed in recent years with how accusations of rape are dealt with in New York City, a review of data found.

  133. Moving Back to Brooklyn and Upgrading Real Estate, July 19

    After a year in Florida with his parents, he missed New York and he needed a place big enough to launch a vegan cookie business.

  134. ‘Nobody Believed Me’: How Rape Cases Get Dropped Metro, July 18

    While the Me Too movement led to greater awareness about the prevalence of rape, prosecutors in New York City still struggle to prove sexual assault accusations.

  135. Paintings, Projections, V.R. Starry Nights: Can We Ever Know van Gogh? Culture, July 18

    The immersive van Gogh exhibitions make a critic reflect on her encounters with his paintings and question what it means to have an intimate connection with an artist.

  136. Endorphins Fuel an Awakening in ‘Endure’ Culture, July 18

    A solo show about a marathoner rebuilding her life takes its audience on a 5K through Central Park. Running is optional, our critic insists.

  137. Homes That Sold for Around $600,000 Real Estate, July 18

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  138. ‘I Was 10 Blocks Into My Walk When I Saw a Tall Man Striding South’ Metropolitan, July 18

    A mysterious, elegant man, a quick cut and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.

  139. As New York Reopens, It Looks for Culture to Lead the Way Culture, July 17

    The arts — Broadway, nightclubs, museums, concert halls — are coming back to life after the shutdown. Getting it right will be vital to the city’s comeback.

  140. Where Are the Fans for Israel’s National Baseball Team? In New York. Metro, July 17

    The Tokyo-bound Israeli national baseball team has more supporters in New York than in its home country.

  141. 2 Sinkholes in a Week Signal Weak Spots in N.Y.C.’s Aging Infrastructure Metro, July 16

    What caused the craters was unclear. But their appearance raised questions about the scope of pre-emptive repairs that are needed.

  142. N.Y.C. Jail Officers Sue Over Working Conditions: ‘It Was Hell’ Metro, July 16

    The lawsuit comes as the city’s new correction chief acknowledged “severe” problems and promised to make changes.

  143. Aunts Is Back, Turning City Blocks Into Dance Floors Culture, July 16

    This creative performance experiment presents a roving adventure through space with Aunts Goes Public!

  144. Hart Island Timeline Real Estate, July 16

    A history of the many ways the island has been used over the years.

  145. Hart Island’s Last Stand Real Estate, July 16

    After years of study, the city has declared an emergency to bulldoze most of the buildings on the city’s potter’s field, without following the usual environmental review process.

  146. Stiller and Meara’s Upper West Side Home on the Market Real Estate, July 16

    The husband-and-wife comedy team had lived at the Riverside Drive co-op for half a century and raised their children Amy and Ben Stiller there. The asking price is $5 million.

  147. A Garden at Ground Zero Real Estate, July 16

    Even with harsh winds and little sunlight 10 stories above Broadway, you can beat the elements if you are persistent — and clever enough.

  148. How New York Waiters Got the Upper Hand Metropolitan, July 16

    Chronically underpaid and undervalued, restaurant workers are now in high demand, and the power balance may be shifting for good.

  149. The Pandemic Hardships of N.Y.C.’s Gig Workers Metro, July 16

    People like the ones who bring food to your door have been more likely than regular employees to confront health and financial challenges.

  150. A History of Hart Island Slideshow, July 16

    Eighteen of the buildings on the island face demolition under an emergency order.