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De Blasio’s Plan for Safe Injection Sites Faces Many Hurdles

De Blasio’s Plan for Safe Injection Sites Faces Many Hurdles

Mayor Bill de Blasio may have satisfied protesters who called for New York City to introduce safe injection sites, but it remains to be seen if federal law enforcement authorities will approve.

Restructuring New York’s Taxes Sounds Good. Now for the Details.

Restructuring New York’s Taxes Sounds Good. Now for the Details.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in Albany on Wednesday. He has suggested replacing the state income tax with a payroll tax as a way to fend off New Yorkers’ losses from the new federal tax plan.

Seeking to Curb Jail Violence, Bronx Prosecutors Set Up Shop on Rikers Island

Seeking to Curb Jail Violence, Bronx Prosecutors Set Up Shop on Rikers Island

To improve investigations of jail violence, the Bronx district attorney’s office now has a team of prosecutors working out of a double-wide trailer on Rikers Island.

Trump Mocks Gillibrand and Cuomo in His First Visit to Upstate N.Y. as President

Trump Mocks Gillibrand and Cuomo in His First Visit to Upstate N.Y. as President

President Trump’s visit to upstate New York on Monday began at Fort Drum, where he was greeted by a 21-gun salute and military helicopters buzzing overhead.

‘Deceived and Betrayed’ by Nanny’s Family, Krims Want References Law

‘Deceived and Betrayed’ by Nanny’s Family, Krims Want References Law

Yoselyn Ortega’s sister approached Marina Krim and said her sister was an “experienced nanny,” even though she had done little child care work, prosecutors said. The Krim family is now pressing for a new law that would make it to crime to lie about child care references.

Surprise Gift: Free Tuition for All N.Y.U. Medical Students

Surprise Gift: Free Tuition for All N.Y.U. Medical Students

New York University’s School of Medicine announced on Thursday that it would cover tuition for all its current and future students. “This decision recognizes a moral imperative that must be addressed, as institutions place an increasing debt burden on young people who aspire to become physicians,” the dean of the school said.

Review: Aumm Aumm in North Bergen Is a Naples Nearby

Review: Aumm Aumm in North Bergen Is a Naples Nearby

Aumm Aumm Pizzeria and Wine Bar in North Bergen, N.J., serves Neapolitan-style cuisine. Flour, oils and some cheeses are imported from Italy.

The Elephant Hotel in Coney Island, and a Jaywalking Conundrum

The Elephant Hotel in Coney Island, and a Jaywalking Conundrum

The Elephant Hotel in Coney Island, built in 1884 and burned down in 1896, was so large that one could actually get lost inside.

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.

Retrial of Senator Menendez Adds Twist to Midterm Elections

Retrial of Senator Menendez Adds Twist to Midterm Elections

The jury in Senator Robert Menendez’s corruption trial failed to reach a verdict in November.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Likens $10,000 Debate Offer by Conservative Columnist to Catcalling

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Likens $10,000 Debate Offer by Conservative Columnist to Catcalling

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was offered $10,000 by Ben Shapiro, a conservative blogger and speaker, to debate him. She likened the offer to being catcalled, an “unsolicited request from men with bad intentions.”

He’s Painting the Streets Red. And Yellow. And Blue.

He’s Painting the Streets Red. And Yellow. And Blue.

Chen Dongfan painted a mural, “The Song of Dragon and Flowers,” along the length of Doyers Street in Manhattan’s Chinatown.

Guarding the Prison Guards: New York State’s Troubled Disciplinary System

Guarding the Prison Guards: New York State’s Troubled Disciplinary System

Ramon Fabian at his home in Manhattan this month. A New York State inquiry found that while he was incarcerated at an upstate prison last year, a corrections officer there, Michael Bukowski, used excessive force against him and then lied about doing so.

Review: Accessorized in the Outback in ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ on Long Island

Review: Accessorized in the Outback in ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ on Long Island

In foreground, from left, Matthew Marks, William Selby and Jarrod Emick in “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.”

Trump Organization Could Face Criminal Charges From Manhattan D.A.

Trump Organization Could Face Criminal Charges From Manhattan D.A.

Michael D. Cohen leaving federal court in Manhattan on Tuesday.

Review: Jack’s Lobster Shack in Edgewater, Nostalgic of Maine

Review: Jack’s Lobster Shack in Edgewater, Nostalgic of Maine

Jack’s Lobster Shack in Edgewater opened last November. Jack Tabibian owns the restaurant with his wife, Aline, who oversees the kitchen.


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