By late spring, Edwin Quezada had finally phased out plastic bags at the Shop Fair supermarket he manages in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The state’s ban on them became law on March 1, but in the months that followed, enforcement was delayed by a lawsuit.
When Patrick Lynch stepped up to the podium at the Staten Island GOP “Triumph Rally” earlier this month, he gazed at the nearly all-white crowd, clad in MAGA hats and waving Trump flags, and deemed it “a picture of what America is.”
Lynch, president of
Tadataka Unno, a longtime jazz pianist, had just wrapped up a recording session in Midtown on Sept. 27 and was heading home to his wife and infant son in Harlem. As he passed through the turnstile to leave the West 135th Street station at St.
Revered for its modern, elegant design of precisely placed steel, the George Washington Bridge soars above the Hudson River, connecting Manhattan to Fort Lee, New Jersey. At night, its lights twinkle like the diamond necklace worn by Cassie Louise Lightfoot in Faith Ringgold’s book Tar Beach.
“Form follows function,” said George Deodatis, a professor of civil engineering at Columbia University. “Nothing is
After a crew member on the New York set of a TV commercial tested positive for COVID-19, Marc Auerbach knew it was his job to cancel the remaining shoot days.
The move would set off a cascade of disastrous financial consequences for all 30 people working
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, much of Harlem’s restaurant scene was booming. But not everyone was sharing in the spoils.
Despite the neighborhood’s reputation as a fast-growing culinary hotspot, Harlem’s Black restaurateurs have been struggling to keep their businesses alive for some time. Now, the pandemic
In a rickety periwinkle shed tucked between shipping containers in Rockaway’s Marina 59, Paul Schmidt is turning a profit for the first time in the six years he has been making surfboards.
While many small businesses have closed permanently in New York City since the
Three dozen essential workers -- including nurses, bus drivers and sanitation employees -- demonstrated Wednesday morning in Greenwich Village, seeking support for a bill in the State Legislature that would set enforceable safety standards in their workplaces.
“We have received no leadership and no guidance from
Police are looking for a man who drove into a Black Lives Matter protest in Manhattan Saturday evening, hitting two bicyclists before fleeing the scene.
The cyclists, members of the protest group Street Riders NYC, were struck near the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 25th Street
On a cool fall night in Queens, players for the Auburndale Soccer Club walk onto the field for practice wearing masks and drop their bags six feet away from everyone else’s. Their parents, also masked and distanced, line up behind a fence at Cunningham Park,
Zahirra Khan-Willins, an eighth-grade teacher, has taught a lot of challenging classes on Zoom this year. But her toughest lesson came last July, when she said goodbye to her students on a video call.
Khan-Willins, 43, worked at Sts. Philip and James School in the Bronx