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How Sandy Alderson, Mets General Manager, Spends His Sundays

How Sandy Alderson, Mets General Manager, Spends His Sundays

Sandy Alderson, the general manager of the Mets, takes his dog, Buddy, for a walk outside on the Upper East Side in Manhattan.

Harvey Weinstein’s Arrest May Define Manhattan D.A.’s Legacy

Harvey Weinstein’s Arrest May Define Manhattan D.A.’s Legacy

Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the Manhattan district attorney, brought charges of rape and criminal sexual acts against Harvey Weinstein, the first prosecutor to do so.

Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on Fraud Charges

Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on Fraud Charges

Assemblywoman Pamela Harris, who represents parts of Brooklyn, was indicted on fraud charges Tuesday.

Even for Albany, an Unusually Unproductive End to Session

Even for Albany, an Unusually Unproductive End to Session

Robert G. Ortt, a Republican state senator, left, during a break in the Capitol on Tuesday. The legislative session ended with many bills left undone.

The IDs Were Meant to Protect Immigrants. Are They a Liability?

The IDs Were Meant to Protect Immigrants. Are They a Liability?

Fort Hamilton, the Brooklyn Army base where a pizza delivery man was arrested and turned over to immigration officials last month after showing a city identification card.

A Star or Two, Sure, but a Just-Us Aura

A Star or Two, Sure, but a Just-Us Aura

Angus McIndoe, owner of Angus’ and the Mac Bar, standing center left, with a server, Chris Turnage, and patrons.

A Plan for New York City’s Forests. Yes, Forests.

A Plan for New York City’s Forests. Yes, Forests.

Sue Donoghue, left, president of the Prospect Park Alliance, and Sarah Charlop-Powers, executive director of the Natural Areas Conservancy inspect the forest on Lookout Hill in Prospect Park.

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.

Independent New York Prosecutors Pose Potential Risk for Trump

Independent New York Prosecutors Pose Potential Risk for Trump

Federal prosecutors in New York are investigating President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer, Michael D. Cohen.

Governor Murphy Pledges a Progressive Course for New Jersey

Governor Murphy Pledges a Progressive Course for New Jersey

“We can once again be the state that leads the nation in progressive policies and puts common sense and our residents first in line,” Gov. Philip D. Murphy said Tuesday during his 34-minute inaugural address at the War Memorial in Trenton.

How Dorothy Lichtenstein, Philanthropist, Spends Her Sundays

How Dorothy Lichtenstein, Philanthropist, Spends Her Sundays

Ms. Lichtenstein, known for her support of the arts, will be attending the Southampton Writers Conference, July 11-22.

Hard Truths About Racism in ‘White Guy on the Bus’

Hard Truths About Racism in ‘White Guy on the Bus’

Greg Wood, left, and Danielle Leneé in “White Guy on the Bus.”

Ambitious Plan to Fix New York Subway Is Already Facing Obstacles

Ambitious Plan to Fix New York Subway Is Already Facing Obstacles

Riders on the L train in March. On Wednesday, Andy Byford, the subway’s new leader, compared the subway crisis to earlier emergencies in New York history that the city recovered from, including Sept. 11 and Hurricane Sandy.

Why an Upstate Prisoner With a History of Escape Foiled His Latest

Why an Upstate Prisoner With a History of Escape Foiled His Latest

Despite a bad end to his 2015 escape with a fellow inmate, David Sweat still entertains thoughts of breaking out of prison.

Eyes on the Road: New York State Police Are Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers

Eyes on the Road: New York State Police Are Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers

State Trooper Jason J. Lewis accompanied every ticket he issued on Friday with a stern roadside lecture. “I hope that I’m teaching them,” he said.

Brooklyn Councilman Took on the Police. Next Up: The Governor.

Brooklyn Councilman Took on the Police. Next Up: The Governor.

No stranger to civil disobedience, Councilman Jumaane D. Williams was nonetheless surprised at how he and others were harshly arrested earlier this month as they tried to block an ambulance carrying Ravi Ragbir, an immigrant rights leader detained by federal authorities.


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