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After long pandemic year, a changed New York shows renewal

NEW YORK (AP) — Pamela Puchalski still remembers how frightening it felt when the coronavirus upended life in her New York City neighborhood last March. With terrifying swiftness cam...

Protesters supporting Indian farmers demonstrate in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators showing solidarity with protesting farmers in India rallied Tuesday outside the Indian consulate in New York, some honking their car horns while others stood in the snow...

Saving some favorite NYC places through online campaigns

NEW YORK (AP) — The boarded up windows and For Rent signs are all over the place in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, where restaurants are closed and businesses shuttered. Nearby, the Broadway...

Cuomo reinstates NYC indoor dining ban to limit virus spread

NEW YORK (AP) — Indoor dining restrictions will be reinstated indefinitely in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue climbing in the city ...

New York City bars, restaurants pursue adaptation to survive

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivier Conan didn't see how it was going to work, keeping Barbès, his Brooklyn bar/performance space, open through the pandemic when live performances and crowded spaces have been at ...

NYC's first African-American mayor, David Dinkins, has died

NEW YORK (AP) — David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first African-American mayor, but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and his mishandling o...

Without waiter jobs, what happens to creative New York?

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been the story for many a starry-eyed creative type looking for a big break in the Big Apple — wait tables to pay the bills while auditioning, performing, singing, painting, danci...

In NYC, marking 50th anniversary of Pride, no matter what

NEW YORK (AP) — There will be protest, and rainbow flags and performances — it is LGBTQ Pride, after all. But what is normally an outpouring on the streets of New York City is going...

'I can't breathe' a rally cry anew for police protests in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I can’t breathe.” Eric Garner uttered those words six years ago, locked in a police chokehold. It became a rallying cry after his death for demon...

Lives Lost: Pakistani immigrant helped others in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a friend of the Khan family got a job working for a New Jersey politician, family patriarch Shafqat Khan was a regular sight at the politician's office, frequently droppi...

Fear of future that devastated NYC restaurant workers face

For years, working in restaurants has been a constant for Isabella Guttierez. It was something she could always fall back on to pay the bills while she pursued her creative dreams. I...

Pandemic gives megaphone to the oft-maligned New York accent

Hey, they're talkin' here! With New York City at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. and its native-born among those offering crucial information to the nation in ...

Lives Lost: New Jersey mom, son together in life and death

For almost 30 years, they were inseparable — the devoted mom and the son whose world revolved around her. Death, it turned out, would be no different. Carolyn Martins-Reitz died of t...

Closed caskets, empty chairs at funeral home in virus center

NEW YORK (AP) — The caskets are often closed these days, the chairs for mourners largely empty at the Gerard J. Neufeld Inc. funeral home. But the work doesn't stop, not at the funer...

One New York doctor's story: 'Too many patients dying alone'

NEW YORK (AP) — As an emergency medicine physician in New York City, Dr. Kamini Doobay has always known that death is part of the territory when trying to care for the city's sickest. ...