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A Revealing Statue of Washington Arrives, but Not Its Champion

A Revealing Statue of Washington Arrives, but Not Its Champion

A statue of George Washington by Antonio Canova displayed at the Frick Collection in Manhattan.

You Can Hitch a Ride to Rockaway Beach, but Will It Be Open? Maybe.

You Can Hitch a Ride to Rockaway Beach, but Will It Be Open? Maybe.

The city reopened a small portion of Rockaway Beach to swimmers, but it is only open when the tide conditions allow it; on Thursday, beachgoers were kept away during high tide.

Second Federal Judge Issues Injunction to Keep DACA in Place

Second Federal Judge Issues Injunction to Keep DACA in Place

A federal judge in Brooklyn has issued an injunction requiring the Trump administration to keep DACA in place. The program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, has become a flash point in the immigration debate, triggering protests like the one pictured on the Brooklyn Bridge in 2017.

Finding the Backdrop of ‘Gatsby’ in Connecticut, Not Long Island

Finding the Backdrop of ‘Gatsby’ in Connecticut, Not Long Island

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald in Westport, Conn., in 1920. A book and documentary argue that Westport, more so than Long Island, was the basis for the setting of “The Great Gatsby.”

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.

Confronting Implicit Bias in the New York Police Department

Confronting Implicit Bias in the New York Police Department

Police officers in Clearwater, Fla., in a patrol meeting with Daniel W. Slaughter, the police chief, who, along with his officers, underwent implicit bias training.

Reinvention of a Fountain Pen Purveyor

Reinvention of a Fountain Pen Purveyor

The last days of Court Street Office Supplies, a retail fixture in downtown Brooklyn for 35 years.

Beer Cellars, Whiskey Tastings and the Women Bringing Them to Life

Beer Cellars, Whiskey Tastings and the Women Bringing Them to Life

Anne Becerra, the city’s first female certified cicerone (basically a beer sommelier), created the Cellar at Treadwell Park, a tasting room dedicated to the best beer in the world.

How Corey Johnson, City Council Speaker, Spends His Sundays

How Corey Johnson, City Council Speaker, Spends His Sundays

Mr. Johnson, the City Council speaker, with his cat, Mousse.

Review: Pairing Comfort Food With Rare Brews at the Engine Room

Review: Pairing Comfort Food With Rare Brews at the Engine Room

Beers both challenging and easy-drinking fill the tap lines and bottle coolers at the Engine Room, in Mystic.

The Revenge Pub on East 53rd Street

The Revenge Pub on East 53rd Street

Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times

In Suburban Connecticut, the Palestinian Avant-Garde

In Suburban Connecticut, the Palestinian Avant-Garde

Faisal Saleh, who opened a museum, with artwork by Christel Delrieu Pétraud.

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers

The City Council speaker, Corey Johnson, and Mayor Bill de Blasio have agreed in principle to have the city pay for a program that would offer discounted MetroCards to poorer New Yorkers.

Police Sergeant Acquitted in Killing of Mentally Ill Woman

Police Sergeant Acquitted in Killing of Mentally Ill Woman

Sgt. Hugh Barry, center, at Bronx Supreme Court on Thursday.

Elected on G.O.P. Line, a Democrat Sits Alone

Elected on G.O.P. Line, a Democrat Sits Alone

Erik Bohen, a newly elected assemblyman from Buffalo, found himself seated in an unusual place in the Assembly: neither with the Democrats nor with the Republicans.

Congresswoman Says Many Mass Murderers ‘End Up Being Democrats’

Congresswoman Says Many Mass Murderers ‘End Up Being Democrats’

After claiming that many mass murderers were Democrats, Representative Claudia Tenney, a Republican lawmaker from Central New York, said as an aside, “The media doesn’t talk about that either.”


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