And all around, jaded New Yorkers carry on with their lives, as is this is considered a run-of-the-mill happening.
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Most of the subway's problems — delays, track fires, flooding, extreme heat — are out of New Yorkers' hands. But this is something they do have control over.
How these curbside canvases came to be, according to the men who make them.
In Brooklyn, the average home sale price in 2017 was $993,955 (the median was $770,000), so you can understand why a woman making $57,000 as a librarian would think real estate was beyond her means. But with a lot of determination — and a willingness to compromise on size and neighborhood — she bought her own studio apartment in 2015.
Putting the "grand" in Grand Central–42nd Street station.
Theirs is a love of strange and beautiful proportion. The kind measured in porcelain, peanut-sized dolls and antiqued oysters as big as your face.
"Spider-Man" on PlayStation 4 is a thrilling game and a naive, dismal representation of the character's — and New York City's — relationship with law enforcement.
Five years ago, several shocking fatalities pushed the police department to expand its crash investigation squad. Apart from renaming the unit, little has changed.
America's most famous alt-weekly is officially shutting down.
A new walking tour revisits the era where Lindsay Lohan, Ivanka Trump, and dozens of other celebrities were the central hub of New York City gossip.
Influential parents accused Riverdale Country School of leftist "indoctrination," and now two teachers are gone. A parable about the real political correctness.
When the couple refused, security guards escorted them out of line for their pre-paid tour — a decision that the National Park Service now admits was a "misstep," and one that qualifies as illegal viewpoint discrimination, according to the NYCLU.
The actress and activist talks being a teenager on set with a 19-year-old Harmony Korine, disappearing to Texas and the changing face of her home city.
No one person will buy it. And no one person will buy it because the house has what's called a "clouded history." And the clouded history is the result of the mortgage crisis that happened 10 years ago, which nearly brought about a second Great Depression and did bring about 8 million Americans losing their homes.
These Bronx natives have been here for years. In the midst of rapid gentrification, they say they are taking control and offering the borough cultural experiences that as youngsters, they had to venture downtown to find.
Temperatures on platforms are reaching past 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Some cars aren’t much better. How did we get here?
Right about now, some of my fellow Manhattan pizza-loving friends are shaking their heads in disbelief.
New York has a long history of radical women who have stood at the helm of social movements, often in times of great social ferment.
Thirty years ago this week, Q. Sakamaki began taking photos of the artists and anarchists resisting gentrification in New York City.
I've been photographing my hometown, New York City, for many, many years. To put things in perspective, the Beatles were still making music when I bought my first "serious" camera.
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