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  1. mandarin duck
    Call Off the Manhunt: The Hot Duck Is BackThe hot duck briefly disappeared from Central Park, but it’s okay.
  2. campaigns
    Is Antonio Delgado Getting a Bad Rap?The congressional candidate has faced racist attack ads, but might still take back New York’s mostly white, Obama-Trump 19th.
  3. new york city baby
    Everyone Loves the Hot DuckThe Central Park mandarin duck has captivated all of New York City.
  4. lawsuits
    Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted 16-Year-Old, New Lawsuit ClaimsThe woman, identified as “Jane Doe,” is joining the expanding class-action lawsuit against the disgraced Hollywood mogul.
  5. cityscape
    Can Paris Exist Sans Gasoline? Its Mayor Thinks So.Anne Hidalgo fights to create a global capital free of exhaust-spewing cars. But not everyone is ready to let go.
  6. albany
    Cuomo Aide Who Called Bribes ‘Ziti’ Sentenced to Six Years in PrisonJoseph Percoco, who Cuomo once described a “brother,” took more than $300,000 in bribes.
  7. real estate
    Can These Towns Become More Like Hudson Without Becoming Hudson?Newburgh, Catskill, and Troy, once downtrodden, are hoping recent revitalization doesn’t get out of hand.
  8. 2018 midterms
    New York Primaries Show Elections Are Still Won on the Ground, Not OnlineCuomo and his top allies won — while breakaway Senate Democrats stumbled down-ballot — due to the power of old-fashioned organizing.
  9. 2018 midterms
    Governor Andrew Cuomo Defeats Cynthia Nixon in NY Democratic PrimaryEstablishment candidates won in all the top races, but six of the eight rogue Democratic state senators lost their seats.
  10. new york primary
    Voting in New York Is a Predictable MessVoters say they’ve been removed from voting rolls and registered as members of parties they never joined.
  11. 2018 elections
    Ex-Cuomo Aide Drafted False Cynthia Nixon Anti-Semitism MailerThe Cuomo campaign confirmed that the flier was drafted and approved by two men close to the governor — though they say it was an oversight.
  12. 2018 elections
    Cuomo Aide Shopped Nixon Anti-Israel Story Ahead of False Anti-Semitism MailerThough Cuomo denies he knew about the inflammatory flier, the New York Post says one of his top campaign aides pitched a similar story on Nixon.
  13. 2018 midterms
    House GOP Runs High Risk in California, New Jersey, New York With Tax Bill 2.0A lot of competitive House races are in the three states where loss of the SALT deduction really made suburban swing voters mad.
  14. taxes
    Feds Crack Down on Blue-State Workarounds of Trump Tax Reform Deduction LimitsIt’s part of an ongoing GOP effort to hit coastal “elites” with the bill for reducing high-end taxes. But blue states are still trying to fight back.
  15. queen of mayhem
    Enter the Miss Subway Pageant for Your Shot at Being Crowned Queen of HellThe New York City Miss Subway Pageant is back for the first time in 42 years.
  16. the goat
    Jon Stewart Helps Two Goats He Didn’t Even Know PersonallyThe GOAT of goats.
  17. Andrew Cuomo Can’t Decide Whether or Not America Is GreatThe New York governor said America “was never that great” this afternoon, then he walked it back.
  18. 2018 midterms
    Andrew Cuomo Finally Agreed to Debate Cynthia NixonAfter months of declining to engage Nixon in debate, the current New York governor has laid out his terms.
  19. Indicted Congressman Chris Collins Ends Reelection CampaignThe New York Republican was arrested on Wednesday and charged with conspiracy to commit securities fraud.
  20. time off
    The Case for Restaurant Summer VacationThe European practice is rare in America; it shouldn’t be.
  21. GOP Congressman Arrested on Insider Trading ChargesRep. Chris Collins passed inside info to his son, who dumped stock in a pharmaceutical company just before its stock price plummeted 92 percent.
  22. New York State Opens Tax Probe Into Trump FoundationThe tax investigation could lead to a criminal referral, and the state AG’s civil suit against the charity may be headed in the same direction.
  23. new york governors race 2018
    Sex and the City’s Mr. Big Backs Cynthia Nixon’s Campaign for GovernorChristopher Noth isn’t the first Sex and the City star to back Nixon.
  24. Ocasio-Cortez Proved That ‘Identity Politics’ Is an Asset for BerniecratsSocialists just put Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Congress by exploiting the Democratic base’s hunger for more diverse representation.
  25. Ocasio-Cortez’s Victory Is a Win for New York’s Restaurant WorkersHer platform (universal health care, a $15 minimum wage, support for the Equality Act) would address the labor issues the industry is rife with.
  26. politics
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ousts Top House Democrat Joe Crowley in Stunning UpsetThe young progressive’s win over the fourth-ranking House Democrat is sending shock waves through Washington, like Eric Cantor’s 2014 primary loss.
  27. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ousts Top House Democrat Joe Crowley in Stunning UpsetThe young progressive’s win over the fourth-ranking House Democrat is sending shock waves through Washington, like Eric Cantor’s 2014 primary loss.
  28. New York House Races Headline June 26 State PrimariesCompetitive House races in New York and gubernatorial contests in Colorado, Maryland, Oklahoma, and South Carolina are on the playbill for June 26.
  29. The 28-Year-Old Progressive Hoping to Unseat One of the Top House DemocratsIf Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dethrones longtime Congressman Joe Crowley on Tuesday, it will jolt the Establishment in New York, and Washington.
  30. Protesters Gather at La Guardia Airport as Separated Children Arrive in New YorkHundreds turned out upon learning that federal officials surreptitiously transferred 239 separated children to New York, and more are still arriving.
  31. fish fraud
    Sustainable Seafood Company Engages in Fishy Practices, Report SaysSea to Table says all of its fish is local and wild, but a new report suggests otherwise.
  32. setting up shop
    CoverGirl Will Open Its First Store in Times SquareEasy, breezy shopping.
  33. openings
    The Newest Court Street Grocers Specializes in Roast Beef and Breakfast TacosThere are two types of roast-beef sandwich, lots of breakfast options, and a brand-new muffuletta.
  34. encounter
    How Flavor of Love’s Tiffany Pollard Invented the InternetNew York will always be in the motherf*cking house.
  35. Vulture’s Showing a Bunch of Great Films in Bryant Park This SummerEnjoy free movies under the stars, just as no Multiplex operator intended.
  36. Progressive Energy Is Sweeping the Country — But Not New York’s Democratic PartyCynthia Nixon tried to bring a bit of the resistance to the state Democratic convention, but Andrew Cuomo trounced her, taking the party’s nomination.
  37. city scents
    A Scent That Captures the Essence of New YorkWould you have guessed it smells like citrus?
  38. New York AG Calls for Closing Presidential Pardon LoopholeRight now, if Trump pardons cronies for a federal offense, New York can’t prosecute them for crimes related to the same act.
  39. Unlike New York’s Unions, California’s Are Backing an Insurgent CandidateDianne Feinstein inspires no fear among progressive union activists. Andrew Cuomo does.
  40. politics
    Cynthia Nixon Is Serious About Her Candidacy. You Should Be Too.She’s already won by moving the governor to the left. And she’s beginning to think she just might win the whole thing.
  41. politics
    Cynthia Nixon Is Serious About Her Candidacy. You Should Be Too.She’s already won by moving the governor to the left. And she’s beginning to think she just might win the whole thing.
  42. Cynthia Nixon Takes Her Run for New York Governor to The Wendy Williams ShowThe quickest way to let the citizens of the Empire State how she’s doin’.
  43. Cynthia Nixon Goes After New York’s Tax Breaks for MoviesIs she exposing corporate welfare, or biting the hand that feeds?
  44. ey i'm runnin' here
    Cynthia Nixon to Launch Campaign Tonight at Stonewall InnShe’s leaning into the “unqualified lesbian” dig.
  45. ey i'm runnin' here
    What’s Going on With Cynthia Nixon and Christine Quinn?The former City Council speaker and one-time mayoral candidate called Nixon an “unqualified lesbian.”
  46. For Purposes of Annoying Andrew Cuomo, Nixon’s the OneCynthia Nixon’s long-shot challenge to Andrew Cuomo could throw the incumbent off the path to a presidential candidacy.
  47. ey i'm runnin' here
    Will Cynthia Nixon Fix the Subway?Miranda is officially running for governor.
  48. Former Cuomo ‘Enforcer’ Convicted on Corruption ChargesAt a time when Andrew Cuomo’s ambitions are rising, so are the signs that he’s failed to “clean up Albany”.
  49. Cynthia Nixon Could Mount a Primary Challenge to CuomoThe incumbent governor would like a lefty-free route to reelection and perhaps a 2020 presidential contest. But Cynthia Nixon could stand in his way.
  50. gallery
    16 Women Tell Their Immigration Stories Through PhotographyReal People. Real Lives. Women Immigrants of New York opens at the Queens Museum on February 17.
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