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A Man Who Hated Black Men Found a Victim Who Cared for Others

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:18:11 GMT

James Harris Jackson at Manhattan Criminal Court on Thursday.James Harris Jackson, a white Army veteran from Baltimore, fatally stabbed Timothy Caughman after traveling to New York specifically to kill a black man.


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As a Paramedic Mourns a Colleague, the Calls Don't Stop

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:34:51 GMT

Capt. Mark Bonilla arriving at the Bronx home of a woman who was not breathing.With the funeral of a slain co-worker nearing, a paramedic spends his days racing to the aid of New Yorkers whose lives hang in the balance.


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About New York: Another Murderer Crazed by Color, This Time Met by Silence

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:45:59 GMT

Prosecutors say James Harris Jackson traveled to New York from Baltimore and plunged an 18-inch blade into Timothy Caughman, 66, late on Monday evening.The usual suspects on matters of terrorism have not been rushing to condemn James Harris Jackson, who came to New York with the single intention of killing black men.


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One Boy Is Killed and Another Critically Injured in a Fall From a Brooklyn Building

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:22:38 GMT

The police said the two boys may have tried to jump from one building to another in the Bushwick neighborhood.



The State of Your Block, 2017

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:07:32 GMT

Atlantic Avenue at Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn.A crowdsourced portrait of New York City at its noisy, gentrified, garbage-strewn best.


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Owner of Airbnb Listing in Trump Tower Is Fined $1,000

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:06:58 GMT

Police officers near the entrance of Trump Tower this month.The listing gave hints that the apartment was inside President Trump’s New York City residence. Officials said the listing itself was illegal.


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Should Prosecutors Chastise Those They Don’t Charge?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:00:24 GMT

Federal and state prosecutors opted last week not to bring charges against Mayor Bill de Blasio or any of his aides after investigating their campaign financing efforts.Prosecutors have become more willing to speak publicly about their decision not to file charges in high-profile cases. Not surprisingly, some object.


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‘Bell Curve’ Author Gets Muted Response at Columbia and N.Y.U.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:21:17 GMT

Charles Murray, the co-author of “The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life,” spoke at Columbia on Thursday evening and N.Y.U. on Friday.Two appearances by Charles Murray, the conservative scholar, did not trigger violent protests like those seen at Middlebury College in Vermont earlier this month.


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Hey, Bo. Nice to Meet You, Rocky. Welcome to the Mayor’s Race.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:24:23 GMT

Bo Dietl, a retired police detective, former television personality and lifelong Republican who is running as an independent to be New York City’s next mayor, has recently been courted by some Republican Party leaders.The mayoral race is increasingly focused on Bill de Blasio and Paul Massey, but over a dozen other New Yorkers — and one San Diegan — have set their sights on City Hall.


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On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:04:07 GMT

This week’s properties are on the Upper East Side, in the East Village and in Kensington, Brooklyn.



On the Market: Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:04:03 GMT

This week’s properties are four-bedroom homes in Tarrytown, N.Y., and North Stamford, Conn.



The High End: Luxury Buildings’ Latest Amenity: Co-Working Spaces

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:32:24 GMT

Alisa Rauner, a photographer, in the co-working space of the Austin Nichols House on the Williamsburg waterfront in Brooklyn.As the line between live and work blurs, residential developers invest in co-working spaces.


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What I Love: Lena Hall’s 500-Square-Foot Apartment in Midtown

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:28:43 GMT

For the actress, a tidy alcove studio carpeted in silvery white has room enough for everything that really matters.



Wealth Matters: For Those Who Have It All, Charitable Wedding Registries

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:50:35 GMT

James Nero and Lindsay McKay with their dogs, Sansa and Wolfgang, in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles. The couple, who will marry in September, are asking that guests donate to a no-kill animal shelter.Rather than request sheets and china, some engaged couples are asking for contributions to their favorite cause.


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Semilla, Praised for Its Tasting Menu, Is Closing

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:06:55 GMT

Semilla, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, will serve its final dinners on Saturday.Saturday will be the final evening for the small chef’s counter in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.


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10 Things to Do in NYC Now

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:00:33 GMT

An untitled 2015 silk-screen print by the artist Alex Spinney, whose work will be included in a charity raffle at Coucou Brooklyn.It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. Here’s a sampling of cultural highlights this weekend and over the week ahead.


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Cornell Law to Start Program on Roosevelt Island

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:00:16 GMT

The Bloomberg Center at Cornell University’s new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City.Law students will be able to study issues like privacy and cybersecurity at the new New York campus.


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360 View: Home Inspectors on Their Weirdest Discoveries

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:00:14 GMT

Inspectors found that a new lawn could not hide the traces of an unwanted pool.When a home is sold, buyers bring in inspectors who sometimes get a window into the life of the previous owner.


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Sunday Routine: How Mick Rock, Music Photographer, Spends His Sundays

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:00:01 GMT

Mick Rock practicing Kundalini yoga in his home in Livingston, Staten Island.Mr. Rock practices yoga and stays near his Staten Island home for brunch and photo walks.


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Bookshelf: New York’s Overstuffed Constitution: Voters Face a Window for Reforms

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:00:02 GMT

Gov. Mario M. Cuomo in 1994. He had asked for proposals for a constitutional convention.“Failed State” urges New York voters to call for a constitutional convention, but the editors of “New York’s Broken Constitution” are pessimistic.


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New York Today: New York Today: A Tale of Two Blocks

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:39:22 GMT

A damaged New Jersey Transit train.Friday: The state of the block, weekend activities, and a chat with our borough presidents.


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Vows: A Sound Engineer, a Props Guy and Their ‘Beautiful’ Wedding

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:08:23 GMT

John Bryant and Jessica Weeks share an embrace and their first kiss as husband and wife at the Stephen Sondheim Theater in Manhattan.After a Wednesday matinee, Jessica Weeks and John Bryant, more comfortable behind the scenes, took center stage to say, “I do.”


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Adulting, but With Your College Crowd

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:25 GMT

From left, Javonie Hodge, Terry Anderson and Jamaal Davis, the real estate agent who found the apartment that Mr. Hodge and Mr. Anderson share in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Mr. Anderson and Mr. Davis are Morehouse College graduates. Mr. Hodge graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.Living with college friends can offer a built-in social network.


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