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About New York: Because of an Earlier Incident, This Column May Infuriate You

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:21:53 GMT

A 7 train, which may or may not be affected by an Earlier Incident, on any given day. The Earlier Incident that causes delays has left a colorful trail to trace in New York City Transit history.

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Does It Matter Who Runs New York City’s Schools?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:38:12 GMT

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Carmen Fariña, the city schools chancellor, far right, with students at a Brooklyn school this week.Mayoral control of education in New York City is in limbo. Experts say school boards can also be effective, but may be less accountable in a city challenged by poverty.

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As de Blasio Urges Emissions Cuts, Key Climate Posts Sit Empty

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:35:52 GMT

Mayor Bill de Blasio at a news conference in Queens in February. Staff departures at the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability have raised questions about the city’s ability to carry out its climate policy.Several officials at the agency leading the city’s climate efforts have left in the past year, raising questions about how equipped the city is to reach its goals.

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Coney Island’s Coaster King Takes Another Spin

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:09:21 GMT

Richard Rodriguez rode the Coney Island Cyclone on Thursday. He set a world record in 1977 when he rode it continuously for 104 hours.Richard Rodriguez’s marathon ride on the Cyclone roller coaster in 1977 was a world record. As the ride turns 90 years old, he returns.

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Preaching the Value of Social Studies, in a Second Career

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:17:40 GMT

Anne Bartholomew, far right, and Jillian Moseman, both fourth-grade teachers at Public School 130 in Brooklyn, led students who were studying Dutch New York in a classroom exercise in April.As a principal, Anna Switzer believed children learned best by diving deep into topics like the Brooklyn Bridge. Now she is taking her method to other schools.

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Baby in Coma for 5 Days Dies in Brooklyn; Father Remains Jailed

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:24:53 GMT

The 16-month-old girl’s father said she had fallen off a bed, but a medical evaluation concluded that her injuries had been inflicted intentionally.

Gabe Pressman, a Dean of New York TV Journalism, Dies at 93

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:47:55 GMT

Gabe Pressman in the newsroom of the NBC building in Rockefeller Plaza in December 2010.To generations of mayors, governors and ordinary New Yorkers, Mr. Pressman, WNBC’s senior correspondent, seemed always on the scene.

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Tell Us Your Stories From the Newark Riots

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:16:04 GMT

Damage from the Newark riots at the corner of Springfield and Morris Avenues on July 14, 1967.Five decades after the Newark riots, The Times wants to hear from those who lived in Newark at the time or were otherwise affected by what happened.

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John E. Sarno, N.Y.U. Rehabilitation Doctor, Dies at 93

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 03:01:07 GMT

Dr. John Sarno in “All the Rage,” a documentary film about him that was released Friday. Dr. Sarno maintained that most nontraumatic instances of chronic pain are physical manifestations of deep-seated psychological anxieties.

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Editorial: New M.T.A. Chairman Is the Right Choice for a Tough Job

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:20:25 GMT

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has named Joseph Lhota as chairman of the beleaguered agency. Now they need to figure out how to fix the M.T.A.

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Album: Fulton Mall, Amid Change

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:52:53 GMT

The area in Downtown Brooklyn has so far resisted the hyper-development all around it. Is it immune to gentrification? Or is it on borrowed time?

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360 View: The Business Downstairs: Plus or Minus?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:50:22 GMT

The School for the Dogs is a tenant of a co-op on the Lower East Side. The school’s use of the co-op’s rear yard has involved some negotiation.Sometimes co-op boards aren’t crazy about their commercial tenants.

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10 Things to Do in NYC Now

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:30:47 GMT

Mei and two woodland spirits called totoros in the 1988 Hayao Miyazaki film “My Neighbor Totoro.”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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On the Market: Homes for Sale in New Jersey and Connecticut

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:03:30 GMT

This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Easton, Conn., and a five-bedroom in Avalon, N.J.

Food & Wine Magazine Will Leave New York for Alabama

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:10:14 GMT

Food & Wine is moving to Birmingham, Ala., joining a stable of other publications owned by Time Inc.The move reflects a changing business in which traditional food magazines, and a Manhattan address, are less important.

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On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:57:55 GMT

This week’s properties are on the Upper West Side, in Union Square and in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Mimi O’Donnell Leaves Post at Labyrinth Theater Company

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:38:44 GMT

Mimi O’Donnell, who became the sole artistic director of the Labyrinth Theater Company in 2013, has led the company through a difficult time of transition.Ms. O’Donnell, currently the theater’s artistic director, said her departure was “absolutely voluntary.”

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Model Apartments Where Designers Run Wild

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:00:14 GMT

The bedroom of the model unit for 432 Park Avenue, designed by Kelly Behun. The azure Calico wallpaper appears to be finished with a torn edge and long silvery drips.As the inventory of newly constructed apartments grows, developers are letting designers go crazy to help their buildings stand out from the crowd.

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Sunday Routine: How Bobby Friese, Rickshaw Driver, Spends His Sundays

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:00:24 GMT

Bobby Friese, left, with his son Henry, and wife, Stephanie, at their home in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.During the week, Mr. Friese works for Citi Bike. But on the weekends, he’s all about hauling tourists around the Upper East Side on his rickshaw.

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New York Today: New York Today: Where Every Day Is ‘Take Your Dog to Work Day’

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:17:07 GMT

Pip the dog attends or skips meetings as he pleases.Friday: Pip the office dog, weekend events and Michelangelo in Manhattan.

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