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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:00:28 GMTTwo buildings at Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus in west Harlem are set to open this year. The Renzo Piano-designed Lenfest Center for the Arts, center, and Jerome L. Greene Science Center, right, are part of the first phase of the school’s biggest expansion in more than a century.Focusing mainly on advanced technology and the sciences, three of the city’s biggest academic building projects in years will soon open for business.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:37:06 GMTJames Harris Jackson of Baltimore walking to Manhattan criminal court on Wednesday. He is accused of stabbing Timothy Caughman, a black man, to death.James Harris Jackson, 28, a military veteran from Baltimore, was arrested in the murder of a black man on Wednesday, the police say.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:48:11 GMTProtesters gathered in 2015 after a grand jury did not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner. Documents published this week appeared to reveal the officer’s disciplinary history.After revelations about the disciplinary history of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, attention has shifted to broader questions about the response to police misconduct.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:48:11 GMTGov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Sunday that he was earmarking $700 million in the state budget to turn the Sheridan Expressway into a tree-lined boulevard with greater access to the Bronx River.Some residents say the $1.8 billion it would cost to turn the highway into a greener boulevard should be spent on more pressing needs.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:07:58 GMTLacey Rzeszowski, 42, spoke at an event in Summit, N. J., on Saturday. Ms. Rzeszowski is squaring off in a tough race against a local Republican for the State Assembly seat in New Jersey’s 21st District.Political activism, ignited largely in response to President Trump, has been followed by a flood of first-time state and local candidates, many of them women.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:31:53 GMTProtesters gathered in Manhattan on Tuesday in response to proposed changes to Medicaid funding.An amendment to the massive and divisive health care overhaul, singling out New York’s state government to assume certain Medicaid costs, set off a political firestorm.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:16:07 GMTPaul J. Massey Jr. at a candidates forum sponsored by the Brooklyn G.O.P. in March. Mr. Massey has raised a lot of money so far, but he has also made a few gaffes.The first-time candidate and Republican challenger to Mayor Bill de Blasio has a robust and well-paid staff, but he’s continued to stumble in public appearances.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:03:44 GMTSteven Banks, commissioner of the Department of Social Services, left, at a town hall meeting in Brooklyn with Mayor Bill de Blasio this month. Mr. Banks criticized a recent report by the Coalition for the Homeless.The Coalition for the Homeless said the number who were denied shelter had increased, and many had been forced to reapply multiple times.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:42:36 GMTRobes and tops on display at Sleepy Jones, a pajama boutique in Lower Manhattan.When home no longer feels like a safe place, the Critical Shopper resorts to sleepwear at Sleepy Jones.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:21:36 GMTA Balmain silk embroidered gown, available Thursday at Lord & Taylor’s Dress Address.A Lord & Taylor pop-up with a fairy godmother stylist, a Nike Sneakeasy and more.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:04:44 GMTThe seven-room residence where the elusive actress liked to be left alone is for sale.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:37:36 GMTThe Stinger, a cocktail bar inside the InterContinental New York Times Square hotel.The upscale cocktail lounge was opened by Todd English.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:49:01 GMTStars turn out to celebrate the new bittersweet comedy starring Mr. Harrelson about an easily provoked loner.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:12:41 GMTStars turn out to celebrate the new Woody Harrelson comedy, “Wilson.”
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:09:01 GMTVisitors flocked to the newly opened Georgia O’Keefe exhibit, which features the artist’s wardrobe, along with key paintings and photographs.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:30:49 GMTThe grand ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in 1934. A makeover of the hotel will preserve the large and sumptuously decorated space.After the Manhattan hotel, including its Grand Ballroom, shut for renovations, party planners rushed to find alternative places to hold their fund-raisers and galas.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:11:46 GMTThe Bronx High School of Science, one of the “specialized high schools” in New York where admission is determined solely by an exam.Bad policy and a false narrative of inferiority are keeping black and Latino students out of some of the city’s best schools.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:27:25 GMTEthel and Julius Rosenberg being driven to separate jails in 1951.Wednesday: A brief history of Russian spies in New York, Preet Bharara joins N.Y.U., and swipe-sharing.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:02 GMTEnjoying breakfast in the back of a cab bound for La Guardia.