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Graffiti Gets Paid at 5Pointz. Now What?

Graffiti Gets Paid at 5Pointz. Now What?

Jonathan Cohen, a graffiti artist who came to an agreement with Jerry Wolkoff to allow artists to paint at 5Pointz, in front of one of his paintings in Brooklyn. “A federal judge said that the act of
Review: ‘Roxanne Roxanne’ Is a Slice of Old-School Hip-Hop Life

Review: ‘Roxanne Roxanne’ Is a Slice of Old-School Hip-Hop Life

Chanté Adams plays Roxanne Shante, who became a hip-hop star with “Roxanne’s Revenge.”
In Bukhara, 10,000 Jewish Graves but Just 150 Jews

In Bukhara, 10,000 Jewish Graves but Just 150 Jews

Bukhara, Uzbekistan, has two synagogues but few Jews.
In Bukhara, 10,000 Jewish Graves but Just 150 Jews

In Bukhara, 10,000 Jewish Graves but Just 150 Jews

Bukhara, Uzbekistan, has two synagogues but few Jews.
Is Mayor de Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Dead?

Is Mayor de Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar Dead?

A rendering of the proposed streetcar, the Brooklyn Queens Connector, in Astoria. Mayor Bill de Blasio has said little about the streetcar in recent months.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Trump Wants America to Revert to the Queens of His Childhood

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Trump Wants America to Revert to the Queens of His Childhood

Donald J. Trump’s childhood home in the Jamaica Estates section of Queens.
The Look: ‘Behold Death, Darkness, Chaos and the Void’

The Look: ‘Behold Death, Darkness, Chaos and the Void’

Kevin McArdle and DJ Hodges performing with their band Skullsplitter at Sabor Norteño in the Corona section of Queens.
After Chaos, Port Authority Sets Storm Rules for Planes to Kennedy

After Chaos, Port Authority Sets Storm Rules for Planes to Kennedy

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey plans to require better management of luggage at Kennedy Airport after some travelers did not get their bags back for several days after the January
A Haven in Queens for Flight Personnel After Touching Down

A Haven in Queens for Flight Personnel After Touching Down

Bell Evergreen, a flight attendant, chatted with her boyfriend, Abraham Rich, another airline worker, at Austin’s Ale House in Kew Gardens, Queens, a neighborhood bar popular with flight crews.
Queens Principal Reassigned After Harassment and Discrimination Lawsuits Totaling $600,000

Queens Principal Reassigned After Harassment and Discrimination Lawsuits Totaling $600,000

John Bowne High School in Flushing, Queens. Howard Kwait, the school’s principal for more than a decade, has been the subject of multiple sexual harassment complaints.
Editorial Observer: Gimme Shelters, Manhattan

Editorial Observer: Gimme Shelters, Manhattan

The plan to turn the Park Savoy Hotel in Midtown Manhattan into a men's homeless shelter has drawn a range of reactions.
They Started School Afraid of the Water. Now They Are Saving Lives.

They Started School Afraid of the Water. Now They Are Saving Lives.

Muhammad Rameez, 18, practices rescuing a classmate, Jimmy Barrera, 16, at Grover Cleveland High School in Queens, which has earned a reputation for training many of the lifeguards who work summers at
Plans for AirTrain to La Guardia Airport Move Ahead Amid Criticism

Plans for AirTrain to La Guardia Airport Move Ahead Amid Criticism

An AirTrain, shown near Jamaica Center, carries passengers to Kennedy International Airport. Newark Liberty International Airport also has an AirTrain.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: A 28-Year-Old Democratic Giant Slayer

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: A 28-Year-Old Democratic Giant Slayer

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with her campaign staff at her victory party in the Bronx on Tuesday night, after she defeated the incumbent Democratic representative, Joseph Crowley.