The city’s new restrictions on outdoor dining will force many restaurants to make major staffing cuts, particularly as some businesses decide to eliminate their roadway seating permanently.
“Dining Out NYC,” the new plan signed into law in August by Mayor Eric Adams, allows for sidewalk seating
The email from ASA College arrived last November, with the innocuous subject line, “Notification Regarding the Accreditation Status.”
Siriporn Rosenfeld, 31, a computer-programming student at ASA, opened it and read the introduction: “Dear student: ASA takes its commitments to you very seriously. That’s why I want
On Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m., J. Eric Cook, 56, begins ringing his bell in Washington Square Park. It’s his way of reminding the crowd about what he calls the “ongoing, regular harassment of artists” by the parks department and the police. Along with Kanami
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. — This market is tucked behind the courthouse, amid the drugstores and gift shops near many small American towns.
But New Paltz, about 85 miles north of New York City, is full of surprises — and so is this market, which sells freshly
Families scrambled to pack their loved ones’ belongings, while employees worried about lost wages.
Hurricane Ida survivors in New Jersey still struggle two years after a major flood.
Victor Pate's piercing brown eyes guard the weight of his painful past as if they hold the key to a dark and lonely place he's been before. Pate, a 70-year-old who served 15 years behind bars, began to recount his time spending two years in
The pensive silence of the Orthodox Church service was broken by a violent, rhythmic clatter on Great Friday this past spring. The unsettling sound came from the balcony, where a man cranked a large wooden box with a meticulous arrangement of small oak hammers called
A Brooklyn resident saves pigeons trapped inside construction sites under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
On a Wednesday evening in May, the crowd at Brooklyn’s Littlefield venue went wild over host Fred Firestone’s warm-up puns. He called out prompts, and the audience shouted their best answers back to him. “Podiatrists know not victory,” he said, “but –”
“DE-FEET!” the crowd roared.
April 15 was Holy Saturday in the Orthodox calendar, one day before Orthodox Pascha (Easter).
In Jerusalem’s Christian Quarter, this day is marked by the annual Miracle of Holy Fire ritual in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Throngs of worshipers bearing unlit candlesticks crowd around
Attacks on Christian holy sites and Christian clergy have risen precipitously this year. Sadly, examples abound. Days after the new year, two Israeli Jewish teenagers were caught on camera vandalizing and destroying 30 graves at the Protestant Mount Zion Cemetery in Jerusalem.
Weeks later, a mob