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A Single Road With Many Names, Traversing Many Worlds

A Single Road With Many Names, Traversing Many Worlds

Updating the movie sign at the Greenport Theater, which closes down in the winter.
New Plan for City Streetcar: Shorter, Pricier and Not Coming Soon

New Plan for City Streetcar: Shorter, Pricier and Not Coming Soon

The city released a rendering of the proposed streetcar, which under a new plan will avoid the Dumbo neighborhood and run closer to Downtown Brooklyn.
Brothels, Gambling and an Ex-Detective Mastermind: Officials Detail N.Y. Police Scandal

Brothels, Gambling and an Ex-Detective Mastermind: Officials Detail N.Y. Police Scandal

In all, three sergeants, two detectives and two officers with the New York Police Department have been charged in the prostitution enterprise.
5 Years Ago, Their 5Pointz Art Was Erased. Now There’s a Museum for It.

5 Years Ago, Their 5Pointz Art Was Erased. Now There’s a Museum for It.

Jonathan Cohen, better known as Meres One, used spray paint to complete his signature light bulb in the stairwell of CitizenM New York Bowery Hotel. The work of 20 artists who painted at 5Pointz in
The Brothel Empire and the Ex-Detective, Always One Step Ahead of the Law

The Brothel Empire and the Ex-Detective, Always One Step Ahead of the Law

The retired police detective, Ludwig Paz, 51, is accused of running a syndicate of prostitution and gambling that spanned Brooklyn and Queens and brought in millions of dollars.
Day Care Worker Stabs 3 Infants and 2 Adults in Queens, Police Say

Day Care Worker Stabs 3 Infants and 2 Adults in Queens, Police Say

The stabbing occurred at a residential day care center in the Flushing section of Queens.
The Murder Witness Backtracked. Prosecutors Say They Know Why.

The Murder Witness Backtracked. Prosecutors Say They Know Why.

Charles Gallman, right, celebrated the 2014 release of his brother-in-law from prison. In an apparently unrelated case, Mr. Gallman was indicted on Tuesday on witness tampering charges.
Democrats Turned Up in Record Numbers. But One Man Held All the Power.

Democrats Turned Up in Record Numbers. But One Man Held All the Power.

Frank Seddio, left, after a six-hour meeting of the Kings County Democratic Committee meeting on Thursday. In the end, Mr. Seddio decided every vote.
Cardi B Is Charged With Misdemeanor Assault in Strip Club Fight

Cardi B Is Charged With Misdemeanor Assault in Strip Club Fight

The Bronx rapper Cardi B outside the 109th Precinct station house in Flushing, Queens, on Monday. She surrendered to the police in connection with a fight at a Queens strip club.
An Infant Is Dead, Her Twin Is Injured, and Their Mother Is in Police Custody

An Infant Is Dead, Her Twin Is Injured, and Their Mother Is in Police Custody

The home on Ashby Avenue in Queens where a 13-month-old girl was found dead and her twin brother seriously injured.
The Police Wanted to Talk to Him After His Daughter Died, but He Plunged to His Death

The Police Wanted to Talk to Him After His Daughter Died, but He Plunged to His Death

New York City police officers investigating the death of a 13-month-old girl and the beating of her twin brother at their house in Queens last week. The police believe their father, Mohammed Reza
Hungry City: A Menu That Roams Ecuador From Queens

Hungry City: A Menu That Roams Ecuador From Queens

The chef, José Luis Herrera, is originally from Mexico but has cooked Ecuadorean food for decades.
Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.
Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.
Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.
Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Visions of a Tech Hub? Landing Amazon Is Just a Start

Long Island City, Queens, is New York’s candidate to be a major site for Amazon. Large cities may have had an advantage in the company’s search because they can absorb an influx of employees.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Push Washington. Will Washington Push Back?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Push Washington. Will Washington Push Back?

Election night results held little drama for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez; the bigger mystery is whether she can continue to be a political change agent once she enters Washington.
Amazon’s New Neighbor: The Nation’s Largest Housing Project

Amazon’s New Neighbor: The Nation’s Largest Housing Project

The Queensbridge Houses, the nation’s largest public housing complex, is home to a mostly black and Hispanic population with a median household income well below the federal poverty level.
Amazon’s New Neighbor: The Nation’s Largest Housing Project

Amazon’s New Neighbor: The Nation’s Largest Housing Project

The Queensbridge Houses, the nation’s largest public housing complex, is home to a mostly black and Hispanic population with a median household income well below the federal poverty level.