Who Wins, and Who Loses, in the Proposed Plan for Elite Schools?

Who Wins, and Who Loses, within the Proposed Plan for Elite Schools?

A single center college in Brooklyn had 205 college students — three-quarters of its eighth-grade — admitted to New York City’s eight specialised excessive faculties this 12 months. Across your complete Bronx, in contrast, solely 290 college students have been provided seats within the elite faculties, which embrace Stuyvesant High School and the Bronx High […]

How to Enjoy Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

How to Enjoy Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

EXPLORER The 585-acre oasis stays a good looking respite from the bustle of metropolis life, 151 years after it opened. Summer is its finest season. The Boathouse in Prospect Park, seen from the Lullwater Bridge.CreditJohn L. Dorman/The New York Times As most individuals know, area is a prized commodity in New York City, and that […]

A Revival of Black Business, and Pride, in Brooklyn

A Revival of Black Business, and Pride, in Brooklyn

A survey of enterprise homeowners by the Census Bureau reported a considerable bounce within the variety of black-owned companies nationwide between 2007 and 2012, to 2.6 million from 1.9 million. That increase was pushed by girls, who account for 59 % of black-owned companies, in comparison with 36 % of companies nationwide. Of the 35 […]

Judge Stops Deportation of a New York Pizza Delivery Man

Judge Stops Deportation of a New York Pizza Delivery Man

The subsequent step, Mr. Copeland stated, is to get him out of detention. This kind of 11th-hour enchantment to cease deportation or detention just isn’t unusual in immigration instances. Notably, in January, legal professionals filed a petition within the Southern District to halt the deportation of the immigrant activist Ravi Ragbir. Mr. Ragbir had been […]

A Forgotten Religion Gets a Second Chance in Brooklyn

A Forgotten Religion Gets a Second Chance in Brooklyn

“It’s surprising, but fascinating, that the Oahspe has found its way to this group,” stated Seth Perry, a Princeton professor of American faith. “Nothing ever completely dies. Then suddenly, it finds new readers.” During Sunday providers, a dashiki-clad worshiper named Eugene Grant sat attentively within the entrance row. The temple had simply accomplished a gaggle […]

She Found Comfort in a Brooklyn Diner, Then Lost Everything

She Found Comfort in a Brooklyn Diner, Then Lost Everything

Zelma Haskell had been married to her husband, Irwin, for greater than 50 years, and when he died in 2003, she was misplaced. “He was everything to me,” she mentioned in a latest interview, wanting again over time that adopted his loss of life — years of virtually unfathomable loss and theft hidden behind the […]

K2 Eyed as Culprit After 14 People Overdose in Brooklyn

K2 Eyed as Culprit After 14 People Overdose in Brooklyn

After overdoses from medicine like K2 surged in New York in 2015, the authorities carried out months of raids and the town handed laws banning artificial cannabinoids. The regulation additionally threatened the homeowners of companies the place K2 was peddled with store closings, hefty fines and jail time. As a end result, metropolis officers stated, […]

Opinion

Opinion

Editorial observer Midtown residents mount shameful battle in opposition to a metropolis homeless shelter. May 17, 2018 The plan to show the Park Savoy Hotel in Midtown Manhattan right into a males’s homeless shelter has drawn a spread of reactions.CreditTodd Heisler/The New York Times In the August warmth two years in the past, residents of […]

Opinion

Opinion

The New York Police Department has claimed that extra black and Latino persons are arrested for petty marijuana offenses as a result of complaints are extra voluminous in neighborhoods the place black and Latino individuals predominantly stay. That excuse was blown aside this weekend by a Times investigation exhibiting that the complaints about marijuana use […]