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New York City

  1. bill de blasio
    Bill de Blasio Is Using New York’s Murder Rate to DemagogueThe mayor doesn’t know why murder rates have risen in the city. But he’s using them for political purposes anyway.
  2. covid-19
    Cuomo Says New York Schools Can Reopen, But Hurdles RemainSchool districts have the green light. Whether they move forward with in-person learning is still an open question.
  3. the bigger picture
    Jumping for JusticeChris Facey’s photographs recall summer in the ’90s.
  4. coronavirus
    NYC Sets Up COVID Checkpoints to Enforce Quarantine for Visitors From 34 StatesMayor de Blasio said the city will screen visitors at “key entry points” in order to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus in New York.
  5. closings
    How a Restaurant Leaves New YorkFor three months, I lived my dream. Then COVID-19 arrived.
  6. the urbanist
    The Urbanist’s Guide to Approachable, Unusual HikesAvoid the day-tripper crowds at these expert-recommended trails.
  7. 100-person poll
    100 New Yorkers on the New Rules of Outdoor Drinking On a recent Saturday, we asked 100 people at Brooklyn’s McCarren Park about porta-potties, open container laws, and other 2020 etiquette.
  8. extreme weather
    Isaias Wreaks Havoc on Northeast, Leaving Millions Without PowerThe powerful storm left more than 3 million without power, tornadoes were reported in at least five states, and at least five people were killed.
  9. feature
    Two Lawyers, a Summer of Unrest, and a Molotov CocktailWhat would make a young professional with everything to lose throw a gasoline-filled Bud Light bottle at a cop car?
  10. education
    What Will the First Day of School Look Like?Terrified teachers. Obstinate officials. Exhausted parents. Inside the messy, bungled battle to reopen New York City’s schools.
  11. closings
    Keith McNally Is Closing Another RestaurantAu revoir, Augustine.
  12. coronavirus
    The Push to Move Classrooms Outdoors Is Gaining MomentumNew York City officials, and others across the nation, are hoping to teach students in the open air this fall to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  13. interviews
    Can the No-Tipping Movement Survive?Tip-free restaurants are more equitable and better for customers, but they’re in danger of disappearing.
  14. crime scenes
    What We Now Know About the Trader Joe’s Anti-Mask AssaultOne employee was sent to the hospital, according to someone who witnessed the attack.
  15. coronavirus
    What Is Local Law 1932-A, and Why Are Restaurant Owners So Worried About It?“It would be a fatal blow to the restaurant industry.”
  16. closings
    It’s a Hub for Indonesian Culture in New York. Next Week It Will Be Gone.The city will be a less eclectic place when Bali Kitchen closes its doors.
  17. closings
    Has the Chumley’s Reboot Been Eighty-sixed?The restaurant’s literary portraits and equipment were put up for auction.
  18. climate change
    Yes, New York Is Hotter Than EverThe city’s climate is now classified as “subtropical.”
  19. real estate
    How Much Is COVID-19 Hurting NYC Real-Estate Values?The news for Gotham homeowners is not great — but also not catastrophic.
  20. the grub street diet
    WNYC’s Alison Stewart Socially Distances With Champagne“It didn’t feel normal, but it felt okay.”
  21. george floyd protests
    Meet the Young Activists Leading New York’s Black Lives Matter ProtestsMany have yet to vote for president. Some just graduated from high school. But now thousands are following their lead to march for racial justice.
  22. power
    Police Can Arbitrarily Arrest Trans Women Under This LawNew York’s harmful “Walking While Trans” ban allows police to arrest anyone they suspect of “loitering for the purpose of prostitution.”
  23. groceries
    Red Hook Will Get to Keep Its Biggest Grocery Store After AllThe new buyer sounds better than Fairway, too.
  24. scenes
    The Brooklyn Block Party That Doesn’t StopDancing in the street at St. James Joy in Clinton Hill.
  25. coronavirus
    Everything We Do and Don’t Know About New York’s Reopening PlanNew York City entered phase four on July 20, but not everything has been allowed to reopen on that schedule.
  26. coronavirus
    Cuomo Is Threatening to Roll Back Bar and Restaurant Openings“The bad restaurant and bar owners are going to make it worse for the good ones.”
  27. crime
    Former Personal Assistant Arrested in Vicious Murder of Tech CEO Fahim SalehPolice believe that Saleh’s former employee killed him, decapitated him, and dismembered him this week.
  28. drinks
    No, Cuomo Has Not Banned To-Go CocktailsYou can still get a drink to go, but now you really have to go.
  29. laws
    Who Really Gets to Drink Outside in New York?There are no alfresco dinner parties in the projects.
  30. night life
    Secret Mask-Free Parties Are Cropping Up in New YorkSome young people are flocking to clubs, hotels, and rooftops for dance parties with little social distancing.
  31. reopening
    The New Problems of Outdoor DiningUnpredictable weather, not enough tables, and the constant threat of COVID-19.
  32. new york city
    One-Year-Old Shot and Killed at Brooklyn CookoutThe 22-month-old was shot in the stomach while sitting his stroller at the end of another violent New York City weekend.
  33. the grub street diet
    Playwright Katori Hall Learned How to Burn in the Kitchen“Not actually burn stuff, but cook really good.”
  34. new york city
    ‘Black Lives Matter’ Painted on Fifth Avenue Outside Trump TowerMayor Bill de Blasio, who ordered the mural to be painted last month, grabbed a roller and helped paint.
  35. interviews
    I Turned My Quarantine Bread Into a Full-blown Bakery Business“I am in front of the oven for every baguette. I have to be really focused.”
  36. new york city
    De Blasio Outlines ‘Blended Learning’ Plan for Reopening NYC SchoolsUnder the mayor’s plan, students would attend school in person for two or three days a week and spend the other school days learning remotely.
  37. power
    Amy Cooper Charged With Filing a False Police ReportAfter she called 911 and falsely claimed that a Black bird-watcher was threatening her life in Central Park.
  38. food delivery
    Is the Uber-Postmates Deal Good for Restaurants?Operators tell Grub Street: It’s complicated.
  39. many mouths to feed
    The Secondhand Refrigerators Feeding New YorkersCommunity fridges across the city are fighting food insecurity, reducing waste, and uniting neighbors.
  40. the wedding files
    The Anti-Spectacle Wedding That Turned Into a SpectacleBrooklyn Bridge Park was the site of their first date, proposal, and wedding.
  41. new york city
    New York City Schools to Reopen in September, de Blasio SaysA survey of parents found that 75 percent want their children to return to school in September. The mayor says they’ll get their wish.
  42. reopening
    Can New York’s Restaurants Survive on Outdoor Dining Alone?Owners are scrambling as they make just a fraction of what they need to stay in business.
  43. reopening
    Indoor Dining Postponed Indefinitely in New York CityIt’s the only sensible thing to do.
  44. pandemic etiquette
    Please, Tip 50 PercentAt least that much.
  45. reopening
    This Is Not the Time to Reopen New York’s BarsIt would be a disaster.
  46. reopening
    Fort Defiance Won’t Reopen As a RestaurantInstead, owner St. John Frizell says the Red Hook institution will remain a grocery store.
  47. the grub street diet
    Artist Andrew Kuo Loves His Freezer“That’s my dream — to live in a place big enough for a second freezer.”
  48. reopening
    Can You Get Excited to Go to a Restaurant Right Now?A simple quiz.
  49. the great outdoors
    How to Picnic Now, According to Experts“Picnics are the restaurants of COVID.”
  50. democratic primaries
    It Looks Like the Left Had a Very Good Primary Night in New YorkEliot Engel turned out to be the new Joe Crowley after all.
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