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  1. pandemic
    ‘I Did Not Want My Children to Be Home Again’After more than a year of Zoom school, NYC kids returned to classrooms, much to the relief of parents and teachers.
  2. new york city
    De Blasio Finally Acts As Deaths Pile Up at Rikers IslandTen inmates have died so far this year, many by suicide. Following de Blasio’s action, 20 correctional officers were suspended for going AWOL.
  3. pandemic
    The Fake Vaxx Card Next to YouThe proliferation of vaccine mandates is creating a black-market boom for counterfeit proof.
  4. 9/11: 20 years later
    The Woman in WhiteTwenty years after 9/11, a photographer searches for an elusive subject.
  5. new york city
    Another Big Storm Takes Aim at the New York City AreaA week after Ida killed at least 45 in the region, the National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood watch for parts of New York and New Jersey.
  6. new york city
    ‘This Is a Disaster’What I learned listening to secret recordings of the agency trying to investigate the city’s lifeguard corps.
  7. nyc
    Violent Crime Actually Dropped in New York City This SummerNYPD statistics for August showed that murders and shootings have decreased for three straight months.
  8. extreme weather
    Ida Death Toll Rises to 45 in New York AreaPresident Biden has approved federal aid for multiple affected counties in New York and New Jersey.
  9. 9/11: 20 years later
    9/11, 20 Years LaterStaff writers and contributors reflect on that day’s bloody legacy.
  10. curtis sliwa
    ‘Curtis, He’s Just Head-Butting People’Original Guardian Angels on the wild early days of the long-shot Republican candidate for mayor.
  11. new york city
    DOJ to Close the Manhattan Jail Where Epstein DiedThe dilapidated Manhattan Correctional Center will close “at least temporarily,” as soon as next month.
  12. extreme weather
    Henri Brings Deluge of Record Rainfall to NortheastThe storm has weakened to a tropical depression, but flash flooding remains a threat for parts of several states through Monday.
  13. reopening
    The Vaccine Mandate Will Not Destroy Your RestaurantScience-defying customers and the pandemic they insist on perpetuating, however …
  14. politics
    The Cuomo TouchHow he lost the governorship.
  15. 2020 census
    Census Data Show America Is Getting Less and Less WhiteThis may put a dent in Republicans’ gerrymandering schemes.
  16. covid-19
    De Blasio Won’t Impose New Mask Mandate in NYCThe mayor also said that newly hired city employees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, effective immediately.
  17. covid-19
    De Blasio Tells City Workers: Get a Shot or ElseUnvaccinated city employees including teachers and cops will be required to undergo weekly testing and mask indoors if they decline to get vaccinated.
  18. covid-19
    De Blasio Pushes for Private Employers to Implement COVID-19 Vaccine MandatesDuring an interview with WNYC, de Blasio advocated for vaccine mandates, saying they would help more people get vaccinated against COVID-19.
  19. politics
    De Blasio Raises Cringe Level to Maximum, Issues ‘FOMO Alert’The mayor announced five concerts as part of the city’s comeback from COVID.
  20. the money game
    What’s the Deal With the Spike Lee Crypto Ad?Coin Cloud, the little-known crypto ATM company Lee’s pitching, doesn’t even operate in New York — where the ad was shot.
  21. policing
    Eric Adams and Andrew Cuomo’s Grim Vision for New York CityThis dystopian rhetoric has been used before — with disastrous results.
  22. the grub street diet
    State Senator Jabari Brisport Loves to Explain That Oreos Are Vegan“Wait — what’s the cream made out of?”
  23. the city politic
    How the Dianne Morales Campaign FloppedThe making and unmaking of Instagram’s favorite mayoral candidate.
  24. 2022 midterms
    Why Primary Runoffs Will Matter in the 2022 MidtermsIn states without runoffs, Trump targets like Representative Liz Cheney may escape his wrath.
  25. liveblog
    Eric Adams Declares Victory in Mayoral Primary: UpdatesHe narrowly defeated Kathryn Garcia after absentee ballots were finally counted.
  26. nyc mayoral race
    Why Progressive New Yorkers Should Rank Yang Over AdamsVote for the unqualified cipher (as your fifth choice). It’s important.
  27. 2021 mayoral race
    Eric Adams Volunteer Stabbed in the BronxHe was reportedly stabbed multiple times while canvassing for Adams, but survived. The motive for the attack is not yet clear.
  28. 2021 mayoral race
    Garcia Is Taking Yang’s Help, But Not Returning ItThe mayoral candidates may be campaigning together, but only Yang has cross-endorsed, and Garcia says she just wants his “number twos.”
  29. new york city
    De Blasio Botches Juneteenth Promise to Municipal WorkersThe mayor did not deliver on a vow last year to give NYC employees and public-school students a holiday to commemorate the end of slavery.
  30. intelligencer chats
    What the Resurgent Real-Estate Market Means for NYCAnother sign that COVID’s effect on cities has been less drastic than once feared.
  31. covid-19
    Why the Delta Variant Is Especially Dangerous for Black and Brown New YorkersThe state celebrated giving shots to 70 percent of adults, but the figure is half that in some communities.
  32. sports
    A Second Marathon Is Coming to New York CityAfter years of lobbying the city, a runner’s organization has secured the permits for the Brooklyn Marathon to be held in April 2022.
  33. the city politic
    Tali Farhadian Weinstein Donated $8.2 Million to Her Own CampaignThe Manhattan DA candidate’s personal contributions dwarf the millions she has raised from Wall Street mega-donors.
  34. 2021 mayoral race
    Very Few People Voted in the Mayoral Primary This WeekendJudging by the paltry early-voting numbers so far, interest in the race is not sky-high.
  35. the city politic
    20 New Yorkers (From Fran Lebowitz to Ron Kim) On Ranking The Mayoral CandidatesFran Lebowitz, Ron Kim, Chelsea Manning, and more weigh in on the mayoral primary candidates.
  36. the city politic
    One of These People Will Be the Next Mayor of New YorkFifteen candidates for mayor, each selling a different vision of the city. Choose your top five.
  37. 2021 mayoral race
    AOC and Elizabeth Warren Back Maya Wiley in New York City Mayoral RaceHow much of an impact the big endorsements could have for Wiley, who has struggled to consolidate support from the city’s left, remains to be seen.
  38. politics
    Second Woman Accuses Scott Stringer of Sexual MisconductTeresa Logan alleges that the mayoral candidate groped her while she worked for him at an Upper West Side bar in the early 1990s.
  39. racism
    Amy Cooper Didn’t Learn Much From Being ‘Central Park Karen’In a lawsuit alleging she was discriminated against when she was fired, Cooper dismissed the racist element of her threat toward a Black birdwatcher.
  40. the city politic
    Could New Endorsements Vault Kathryn Garcia Into the Top Tier?“Some of my competitors get fed on being noticed.”
  41. cityscape
    New York’s First Climate Adaptation Battle Is HereThe city wants to bury East River Park to save it.
  42. coronavirus vaccine
    New York City Jabs 1,100 on First Day of Pilot Program in Subway, Train StationsAnyone who gets a vaccination will get either a seven-day MetroCard or tickets for the LIRR or Metro-North.
  43. the city politic
    Andrew Yang’s Insider CampaignHow has a former CEO of 100 employees become the front-runner to govern a city of 9 million? Not simply by being a celebrity and excellent campaigner.
  44. covid-19
    NYC Still Storing COVID-19 Victims in Makeshift MorguesThe remains of 750 bodies are being kept in the trailers, which opened in April 2020 as COVID-19 deaths overwhelmed the city.
  45. nyc mayoral race
    Stringer Hemorrhages Endorsements After Sexual Assault AllegationThe foundation of his campaign crumbled days after a woman accused him of misconduct while they worked together 20 years ago.
  46. covid-19
    Mayor de Blasio Plans to ‘Fully Reopen’ NYC on July 1He expects restaurants, stores, gyms, and stadiums to be open at 100 percent capacity. “This is going to be the summer of New York City,” he declared.
  47. encounter
    Eric Adams’s Pro-Police BetEight weeks before the mayoral primary and second in the polls, Brooklyn’s borough president sharpens his case for more cops.
  48. covid-19
    How Far Along Is New York City in Its Reopening This Spring?Museums can return to 50 percent capacity and movie theaters can return to 33 percent capacity on April 26.
  49. education
    Richard Carranza’s Last Stand As NYC Schools ChancellorMayor de Blasio hired an “equity warrior.” How parental politics — and the pandemic — left him defeated.
  50. the city politic
    Scott Stringer Isn’t Paying Attention to the Polls“Let the campaign play out,” he says. “It hasn’t even begun yet.”
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