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Governor Cuomo’s Pledge to Fix the Subways

Fri, 26 May 2017 22:04:05 -0500

“We need to have the best transit system on the globe,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said this week, but New York’s system is nowhere near the best and is getting worse.

A Muslim-American Activist’s Speech Raises Ire Even Before It’s Delivered

Fri, 26 May 2017 20:20:14 -0500

The selection of Linda Sarsour to address the graduates of the City University of New York School of Public Health has resulted in hate messages and threats of violence.

Manhattanhenge 2017: Where and When to Watch

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:28:47 -0500

The “best sunset picture of the year” will come on May 29 and 30, the first half of this year’s Manhattanhenge, when the sun kisses the city grid.

Democrats in Congress Urge Democrats in Albany to Return to the Party

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:00:59 -0500

In a letter on Friday, the 18 Democratic members of Congress from New York State joined a push for the State Senate’s Independent Democratic Conference to vote with their mainline colleagues.

The New Math of Parking Placards

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:36:06 -0500

With 10,000 spots for cars at schools, Mayor de Blasio gave 50,000 new permits to teachers and others. Critics say that will equal abuse of the privilege.

A Right to Bingo, but Not Clean Water, in New York’s Constitution

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:58:49 -0500

Environmentalists want to amend the state Constitution to guarantee clean water and air, and a healthful environment. Critics say the language is too vague.

Cyclists: Where to Live in New York

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:23:29 -0500

The 10 most bike-friendly neighborhoods in the city.

10 Things to Do in NYC Now

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:01:01 -0500

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.

On the Market in the New York Region

Fri, 26 May 2017 12:57:41 -0500

This week’s properties include a five-bedroom in North Stamford, Conn., and a two-bedroom in South Salem, N.Y.

Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut

Fri, 26 May 2017 12:57:02 -0500

This week’s properties include a five-bedroom in North Stamford, Conn., and a two-bedroom in South Salem, N.Y.