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New York City
Every registered dog name in New York. Even the weird ones — no, *especially* the weird ones.
The city’s high school admissions process was supposed to give every student a real chance to attend a good school. But 14 years in, it has not delivered.
When given the chance, will wealthy parents ever choose to desegregate schools?
United Airlines will cut back on overbooking and develop an automated system to gauge customers' interest in voluntary, compensated bumping at check-in, the airline announced today in a review of the April 9 incident that saw a passenger dragged off an aircraft.
In New York, few motorists involved in fatal crashes with pedestrians or cyclists are ever charged with even minor traffic infractions.
Arturo Di Modica, the artist who made and installed "Charging Bull" decades ago, objected to New York City's decision to let "Fearless Girl" remain in place.
Today's stark inequality is a consequence of the city's crisis in the 1970s.
It seemed likely that Bushwick’s Shea Stadium would die the death of so many other adored, dubiously-legal DIY spaces. The country is littered with the bones of all-ages venues that were slowly bled dry by licensing issues and fire marshal inquisitions.
The average New Yorker emits 30 percent less greenhouse gases than any other American.
A woman apparently using my name meant a nightmare of unpaid traffic fines and a criminal record. But when I tracked her down, a different story emerged.
After my accident, I learned firsthand how civic dysfunction can disenfranchise the vulnerable.
From gas leaks to eels, James "Smelly" Kelly changed the history of the city's underground.
In 1984, Donald Trump wanted to build a castle in Manhattan.
Commissioned by the Public Art Fund, “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors,” an ambitious work about divisive politics and borders, opens on Oct. 12.
How importing cute Chinese guest workers on temporary visas became a cuddly “Kumbaya” dream for New York’s rich and powerful.
Among other things, there used to be a ski slope on the third, fourth and fifth floors.
Ingrid Silva grew up in a working-class family, taking free dance classes for underprivileged youth. Today, she is a world-class ballerina performing in Manhattan. Follow her journey through her eyes.
If you want to watch something deeply beautiful and deeply disconcerting, we've found just the video for you.
After a record deal fell through for him when he was 15, Brooklynite Mike Yung has resigned to singing in New York City subway stations for over 30 years. He's really, really talented.
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