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Dead of AIDS and Forgotten in Potter’s Field

Dead of AIDS and Forgotten in Potter’s Field

At the end of a clearing on Hart Island, an island off the Bronx where New York City buries its unclaimed dead, is a section where people who died of AIDS were buried during the height of epidemic in the 1980s and 1990s.

Rep. Tenney’s Fervor for Trump Invites Ridicule, but Not From G.O.P. Base

Rep. Tenney’s Fervor for Trump Invites Ridicule, but Not From G.O.P. Base

Dwayne Parker, a printer at a newspaper in Central New York, said that even though his congresswoman, Claudia Tenney, has said some regrettable things, he planned to vote for her “because she’s a true conservative.”

WNYC Chief Pushed Growth at the Cost of Station’s Culture

WNYC Chief Pushed Growth at the Cost of Station’s Culture

Laura Walker, the president and chief executive of New York Public Radio, has built a public radio powerhouse, with a $100 million annual budget.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Criticized for Excluding Press From 2 Town Hall Meetings

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Criticized for Excluding Press From 2 Town Hall Meetings

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaigning in the Bronx this month. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, a rising star among progressive voters, drew criticism this week for having excluded members of the news media from two town hall events.

New York Today: Living on Bitcoin

New York Today: Living on Bitcoin

Living on bitcoin alone is not easy.

Saying You Want to Reform the Tax Code? Easy. Doing It? Less So.

Saying You Want to Reform the Tax Code? Easy. Doing It? Less So.

Lawmakers in Albany have at least a half-dozen options to consider in how New York might sidestep the effects of President Trump’s new tax plan.

Coogan’s, an Uptown Stalwart, Makes Its Last Stand

Coogan’s, an Uptown Stalwart, Makes Its Last Stand

Coogan’s, a bar and restaurant that has served as a community hub in Washington Heights for more than 30 years, will close in May because of rising rents, its owners say.

Small Relics of a Colossal Disaster

Small Relics of a Colossal Disaster

A pair of shoes that belonged to 3-year-old Anna C. Liebenow, who died in the General Slocum sinking in 1904.

Judge Orders New Lead Inspections in New York Public Housing

Judge Orders New Lead Inspections in New York Public Housing

Jim Walden, a lawyer for public-housing tenants, talked to reporters outside the courthouse in Manhattan as Danny Barber, a tenant leader, held a chart.

Weather and Visiting Senator Steal the Show at de Blasio Inauguration

Weather and Visiting Senator Steal the Show at de Blasio Inauguration

New York police officers watched over the crowd on Monday before Mayor Bill de Blasio was sworn into office during a ceremony at City Hall plaza.

Stressed New Yorkers Take to Kava, ‘Nature’s Xanax’

Stressed New Yorkers Take to Kava, ‘Nature’s Xanax’

Kava drinkers hanging out near the to-go window of Brooklyn Kava, in Bushwick.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Emerges as a Political Star

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Emerges as a Political Star

The Bronx native spoke about her campaign’s mission a day after she shook up the Democratic Party with her defeat of Representative Joseph Crowley.

Lyric McHenry, Reality TV Star, Is Dead After Being Found Unconscious in Bronx

Lyric McHenry, Reality TV Star, Is Dead After Being Found Unconscious in Bronx

Lyric McHenry, 26, a reality TV star and daughter of a Hollywood producer, was found lying alone on a sidewalk in the Bronx on Tuesday, the police said. The authorities are investigating how she got there and if she died from a possible overdose.

Last-Minute Budget Deal Averts Shutdown in New Jersey

Last-Minute Budget Deal Averts Shutdown in New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Philip D. Murphy faces the possibility of a government shutdown as he and his fellow Democrats in the Legislature have been unable to reach a budget agreement.

Grief and Self-Doubt Follow Shooting at Trenton Arts Festival

Grief and Self-Doubt Follow Shooting at Trenton Arts Festival

A few blocks from the gleaming State House in Trenton, there are boarded-up buildings.


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