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  1. zillow finds
    A Rare Brooklyn Townhouse Listing: Unrenovated, Unstaged, and Filled to the Brim“Literal crime scene” or just someone’s messy home? Either way, it will sell.
  2. department of education
    The Green New Deal for Public Schools Goes Way Beyond ClassroomsIncluding fruit trees, solar panels, lead-free pipes, and community-resiliency centers.
  3. getting around
    The Nightmarish Subway Floods in China Could Be Our FutureIs this what commuting under climate change will look like?
  4. new york jobs
    The Seed Collector Who Roams the City’s MarshesPatrick Over works to conserve New York’s native plants.
  5. into the woods
    Inside a 22-Person Pandemic Pod in a Hudson Valley Hotel“The inn was a boat. And then it became a life raft.”
  6. anatomy of a streetery
    A Super-Streetery Comes to KoreatownMaiden Korea riffs on Seoul’s street-food stalls.
  7. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Dimes Square Clothing RackTrying on Armani pants and rare Tiffany & Co. caps at Chad Senzel’s vintage pop-up, which appears most Saturdays at Canal and Ludlow Streets.
  8. block blast
    ‘I Saw My Best Friend, All Covered in Black, and Her Face Was Red With Blood’After the LAPD fireworks explosion, this South L.A. resident is demanding answers.
  9. developing
    The Brooklyn Skyline Is About to Change Forever with 9 DeKalbEverything we know about the borough’s first supertall.
  10. street party
    Bensonhurst Went Berserk Yesterday After Italy’s Football WinPictures from the celebration on 18th Avenue.
  11. beach house
    Even a Starchitect’s Homeless Housing Project Won’t Sway Venice Beach NIMBYs“What they are working towards is a de facto gated beach community.”
  12. climate change
    Subway Flooding Is Here to StayDuring intense rainfall in the city, water can end up just about anywhere.
  13. getting around
    Subway Geysers and Jet Skis: See the Flooded Mess of Yesterday’s StormThe deluge is the latest preview of what climate change has in store for New York.
  14. housing
    Apartment Hunting With a Criminal Past Is Nearly ImpossibleThree New Yorkers talk about trying to find a place to live after prison.
  15. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Financial District Dig InnWorkers who have gone back into the office — and some who never left — stopped by to pick up their Friday lunch.
  16. encounter
    The Man Behind L.A.’s MegamansionsRamtin Ray Nosrati is a developer for our new Gilded Age.
  17. developing
    Developers Will Finally Have to Assess Who Gets Displaced by RezoningsNew legislation will require racial-equity reports for many major developments.
  18. neighborhoods
    Twilight of the LiveaboardsA renovation that’s also an eviction looms at the 79th Street Boat Basin.
  19. getting around
    The Subway Booth Cash ClashA new federal bill could force attendants to accept dollars and cents.
  20. developing
    The Bronx Could Get a Salsa Museum in the Kingsbridge ArmoryThe borough, where the genre was born, would be a perfect home.
  21. street view
    La Central May Be the Best Affordable Housing Your Taxes Can BuyAnd that’s a problem.
  22. western new york
    How India Walton Convinced Buffalo Voters They Wanted Police ReformThe socialist mayoral candidate didn’t run a “defund” campaign, but that’s the direction she’ll take the department.
  23. sims city
    No, You Can’t Recycle a Bowling Ball (But People Sure Keep Trying)The hard truth is these things are going to live longer than we are.
  24. disaster
    Hell by the SeaWhat it’s like on the pile that was once Champlain Towers South.
  25. the rent is too damn high
    The Rent Guidelines Board Kind of Approved a Rent Hike, and Everybody Hates ItRents will remain frozen for the first six months, and then go up by 1.5 percent in the second half of a one-year lease.
  26. living small
    It’s Time for New York City to Bring Back SROsA solution to high rents, empty hotels, and the homelessness crisis.
  27. housing
    Meet the Frontline Defender of Section 8 RentersAngela Stovall is the city worker hundreds of New Yorkers turn to when they’re blocked from seeing apartments.
  28. reckoning with a reckoning
    Richmond’s Confederate Monuments, One Year LaterProtests brought down most of the statues on Monument Avenue — except Robert E. Lee’s.
  29. legacies
    What Would It Take to Strip New York City of Slaveholders’ Names?They’re everywhere, from streets to schools, and there’s a lot of red tape involved in changing that.
  30. look book
    The Look Book Goes to Malcolm Shabazz Harlem MarketLocals and out-of-towners alike shop for custom dresses, crystals, and mud cloth at the daily African crafts and textiles market.
  31. getting around
    City Council Candidate Jaslin Kaur Interviews Her Cabdriver FatherThe candidate and her father talk about the medallion crisis that inspired her run and her platform to improve conditions for all drivers.
  32. cityscape
    What Is Going On in Washington Square Park?A 48-hour diary of a ten-acre park where everything in the city seems to be happening at once.
  33. restaurants
    Restaurants May Finally Get Relief From Grubhub and Uber’s Automatic Sign-upsDelivery services routinely add restaurants to their apps without asking them. Legislators want to make that illegal.
  34. street view
    The American Dream Mall Is Ridiculous Yet Not Ridiculous EnoughThey’ve stripped the dazzle paint from Xanadu.
  35. housing
    The Homeless-to-Hotels Program Is Ending, and Nobody’s ReadyAdvocates fear mass eviction; hoteliers say their businesses are still in crisis.
  36. didn’t see this one coming
    Eric Adams Gave a Tour of His Apartment; Everyone’s Still Asking Where He LivesIt’s a lived-in apartment. That much is clear.
  37. getting around
    Helmet Laws Are Not What New York City Cyclists Need Right NowElected officials keep proposing more rules for bicycles and scooters instead of fixing streets.
  38. street view
    A Slice of the SkyThe supertall 111 West 57th is what the ruling class builds for itself.
  39. the group portrait
    The Lower East Side Seniors Who Organized Their Own T’ai Chi Class“T’ai chi helps with memory,” one says. “It’s important, at our age, to keep our minds alert.”
  40. the city politic
    20 New Yorkers (From Fran Lebowitz to Ron Kim) On Ranking The Mayoral CandidatesFran Lebowitz, Ron Kim, Chelsea Manning, and more weigh in on the mayoral primary candidates.
  41. the great lawn
    An Epic New York City Reopening Concert Is Coming to Central ParkWho’ll headline? Who cares: We’ll be there.
  42. architecture
    After MoMA, the Black Reconstruction Collective Plots Its Future in ArchitectureIts members talk institutional change, practicing refusal, and what comes next.
  43. curfews
    Weeknight Parties, Weekend Clampdowns, and Angry Neighbors in Washington SquareMonday through Thursday, the revelry goes on.
  44. getting around
    Why Your Uber Ride Is Suddenly Costing a FortuneDriver shortage, customer surplus, and harsh financial reality.
  45. rodents
    Get Ready for Flat-Rat SummerRodents and cars do not mix.
  46. street view
    Look! Books! The Tired Old Mid-Manhattan Library Gets a Sharp New RenovationAn understated top-to-bottom rehab puts open access — and open books — front and center (and a café on the roof).
  47. vaccine resistant
    Buildings Want to Require Vaccinations. The Doormen’s Union Says No.The union, along with many buildings, are encouraging doormen to get the jab. But requiring it for the job is where it draws the line.
  48. neighborhoods
    The Free Food Pantry Gets the Subscription Box TreatmentWellfare is delivering jackfruit chips, grass-fed turkey jerky sticks, and other snacks and drinks to NYCHA residents in Williamsburg and Bushwick.
  49. coworkville
    Co-working Is Back, But This Time It’s Really BoringCommercial real-estate developers are plowing money in new, utilitarian shared office spaces.
  50. street view
    Little Island Won Me OverThe tiny public-but-private garden squeezes in a multitude of experiences.
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