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In Corruption Retrial, Dean Skelos Takes Stand in Own Defense

In Corruption Retrial, Dean Skelos Takes Stand in Own Defense

Dean G. Skelos, right, the former majority leader of the Senate Republicans, leaving federal court on Friday. Mr. Skelos will return to the stand on Monday.

Landmarks Chairwoman Is Latest to Exit the de Blasio Administration

Landmarks Chairwoman Is Latest to Exit the de Blasio Administration

Meenakshi Srinivasan said through a spokeswoman that she had been planning her departure from the Landmarks Preservation Commission for months.

In Wake of Florida Massacre, Gun Control Advocates Look to Connecticut

In Wake of Florida Massacre, Gun Control Advocates Look to Connecticut

A Connecticut State Police detective holding a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, the same make and model of gun that Adam Lanza used to kill 20 students and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

Seagram’s Liquor Heiress Charged in Nxivm Sex-Trafficking Case

Seagram’s Liquor Heiress Charged in Nxivm Sex-Trafficking Case

Clare Bronfman, center, heiress to the Seagram’s liquor fortune, leaving federal court in Brooklyn on Tuesday. She pleaded not guilty to racketeering and conspiracy in connection with her role at Nxivm, a disbanded Albany-area group whose leader is charged with sex trafficking.

Back to a Changing Garden at LongHouse Reserve

Back to a Changing Garden at LongHouse Reserve

George Rickey’s “Six Lines in a T II,” in Peter’s Pond.

Time Is Running Out for Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Upstate Retreat

Time Is Running Out for Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Upstate Retreat

Steepletop, the former home of the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay in Austerlitz, N.Y., is overseen by a society that said it does not have enough money to maintain the site and keep it open to visitors.

Tracking Graft, From the Bootlegger to the Mayor

Tracking Graft, From the Bootlegger to the Mayor

Hamlet Peralta, owner of a cafe and a liquor store in Harlem, was charged with running a Ponzi scheme. Jona Rechnitz agreed to cooperate with state investigators soon after.

A Tiny Elevator, a Haunting Reminder in Brooklyn

A Tiny Elevator, a Haunting Reminder in Brooklyn

To enter the elevator in Building 11 of the Boulevard Houses in East New York in Brooklyn, residents swing open the leaden door as they board.

These 4 New Yorkers Are Experts in Living. What Do They Know That We Don’t?

These 4 New Yorkers Are Experts in Living. What Do They Know That We Don’t?

Jonas Mekas, now 96, lived through another eventful year.

Driving a Car in Manhattan Could Cost $11.52 Under Congestion Plan

Driving a Car in Manhattan Could Cost $11.52 Under Congestion Plan

A proposal to charge drivers in the busiest parts of Manhattan is designed to unsnarl city streets. Midtown traffic now crawls at an average of 4.7 miles per hour.

Putting a Price on Heat, Legal Aid Threatens to Sue Housing Authority

Putting a Price on Heat, Legal Aid Threatens to Sue Housing Authority

Mary McKelvey, left, and her neighbor, Ruth Britt, at Patterson Houses, a public housing complex in the Bronx.

‘Mi Amor!’: Tearful Scenes as Immigrant Reunions Begin in New York

‘Mi Amor!’: Tearful Scenes as Immigrant Reunions Begin in New York

Celia Del Carmen Delgado and her 3-year-old daughter, Adela, were reunited in Manhattan on Wednesday.

Train Delays, the New Subway Plan and the Perception of Time

Train Delays, the New Subway Plan and the Perception of Time

Sometimes you feel like you got on the train in the winter and now it's summer and you're still on the train.

Detective Convicted of Perjury Receives No Jail Time

Detective Convicted of Perjury Receives No Jail Time

A Queens judge said ex-detective Kevin Desormeau undermined trust in the Police Department, but he called the man who testified against him a “bum.”

2,000 Ways to Say ‘Buenos Días’

2,000 Ways to Say ‘Buenos Días’

Conchas, the most popular item at Don Paco López Panadería in Sunset Park, are lightly sweetened buns topped with a butter-and-sugar paste.


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