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Eric Adams

  1. trash talk
    ‘Things That Work Throughout the Country Don’t Work in New York City’A sanitation expert on the city’s new garbage trucks.
  2. cityscape
    The Brooklyn Bridge, Now Empty of Street VendorsThe scene on the first day of the city’s ban.
  3. trash
    2024 Is the Year of the Disappearing Trash CanThe DSNY prefers to remove cans rather than leave them to overflow.
  4. the housing crisis
    It’s Going to Be a Long Winter at Floyd Bennett FieldFamilies who weathered this week’s storms are worried about what happens when it snows.
  5. getting around
    Huge Hunks of Concrete Are Key to the Mayor’s Plan for Safer IntersectionsNot all approaches to “daylighting” are created equal.
  6. our mayor
    ‘Pretty Normal Mode of Operation’The real-estate world can’t see the problem with Eric Adams’s fire-code meddling.
  7. the city politic
    How a New York City Councilwoman Lost Her Job for Doing the Right ThingThe surprise election defeat of the Bronx’s Marjorie Velázquez is a bad sign for affordable housing.
  8. our mayor
    The FBI’s Eric Adams Probe Focuses on Brooklyn Construction FirmKSK has ties to Turkey and is mostly been known for its unremarkable luxury buildings.
  9. war at home
    Feeling Exposed in Little YemenMembers of a Bronx mosque met with the NYPD to talk about protecting their community. And why police seem to ignore their calls.
  10. getting around
    The Deadly School-Zone CrossingThe deaths of a 7-year-old in Fort Greene and a Woodhaven crossing guard were preventable and predictable.
  11. trash
    Small-Building Owners Will Soon Join New York City’s War on TrashMost of the city’s residential buildings will be covered by DSNY’s newest containerization rule.
  12. politics
    Eric Adams Was Missing During a Natural Disaster — AgainThis is becoming a pattern.
  13. developing
    Eric Adams’s Big Housing Plan Is 100 Small Ideas in a TrenchcoatA lot of them are good. But can he push them through neighborhood resistance?
  14. the city politic
    The Unwise GuyA top official in the Adams administration gambled with the mob and, allegedly, took bribes.
  15. are u coming?
    Is There a Serial Killer Stalking the Brooklyn Mirage?Or maybe this EDM club is just too big and messy.
  16. right to shelter
    ‘We Can’t Sleep Because of the Worry’Overnight at the Roosevelt Hotel, where hundreds of migrants are still waiting for somewhere to go.
  17. getting around
    So Is the BQE Going to Collapse?Talking to the former chief engineer of the DOT about highway nightmare scenarios and the long, long road to a real fix.
  18. housing
    Can New York City Even Enforce Its Airbnb Rules?Staffing shortages under Mayor Adams are making implementation difficult, according to city councilmembers.
  19. canada wildfires
    What New York Should Do Next Time There’s SmokeAccording to the experts, basically the exact opposite of what we did this time.
  20. canada wildfires
    Learning to Live in the SmokeWhat six years of California’s worst wildfires, and two kids, have taught me about getting by.
  21. our mayor
    Eric Adams Sort of Relents on Remote WorkThe mayor and the city’s largest union have reached a hybrid deal. But not everyone is eligible.
  22. the city
    The Scramble to House Our Busloads of MigrantsNew York’s shelter system was already at a breaking point. Officials are scrambling to find beds for asylum seekers.
  23. trash
    Containerization May Be Coming to New York City RestaurantsThe bins-over-bags proposal could go into effect as early as July.
  24. getting around
    We’re Another Step Closer to Congestion PricingThe Federal Highway Administration has given the plan its blessing, even if New Jersey politicians are crying.
  25. crime
    The Outrage Over Jordan Neely’s Killing Isn’t Going AwayThe ex-Marine who choked him to death has finally been identified, but it’s still not clear if he will face charges.
  26. met gala 2023
    Your Local Councilmember Might Have Been at the Met GalaA roundup of the local politicians and notables who made the Anna Wintour cut.
  27. the security state
    LeFrak City Tenants on Life With NYPD’s New Spy Robot“She would get stuck if she was surrounded by a bunch of little kids.”
  28. our mayor
    The Mayor Announced His Rat CzarAfter a lot of theatrics and secrecy, the role goes to Kathleen Corradi.
  29. the city politic
    Eric Adams Is Finally Facing Reality on Work-From-Home RulesHe clearly doesn’t like the flexible-work revolution — but in a tight labor market, he could only hold out for so long.
  30. urban fauna
    Four Neighborhood ‘Zones’ Will Get Extra Help Fighting RatsMayor Adams’s own Brooklyn property might be in one of them.
  31. housing crisis
    What Does the Mayor Have Against Windows?Natural daylight is not the enemy of affordable housing.
  32. getting around
    The New Taxi Commissioner Is Doing an Undercover-Boss ThingAnd if you manage to hail David Do, the ride is free.
  33. our mayor
    Eric Adams Wants to Fight Shoplifting With Mask-Lifting“Do not allow people to enter the store without taking off their face mask.”
  34. early and often
    Who Wants to Be Mayor?Chicago’s boss is in danger of being thrown from office, in a warning sign for other Democrats.
  35. our mayor
    Eric Adams Will Pay $300 for His RatsThe mayor needs to bin his recyclables.
  36. furniture
    City Austerity Has Come for the Herman Miller Desk ChairAs Adams pushes for budget cuts, lawmakers are singling out a contract with the Aeron-famous furniture company.
  37. streets
    Clearing Vendors From the Brooklyn Bridge Won’t Solve Its Overcrowding ProblemThe bridge deserves a more comprehensive plan.
  38. state of the city
    Working for New York City When Everyone Else Is LeavingEmpty cubicles, giant caseloads that leave low-income tenants without rent aid, and “no end in sight.”
  39. crime
    Here’s Why Everything at Walgreens Is Suddenly Behind PlasticThe recent spike in shoplifting is both overblown and real. And almost everyone is profiting from it (including you).
  40. rats
    ‘We Were Killing Them With These Little Pitchforks’Talking to Matt Deodato, rat specialist.
  41. mysteries
    Why Can’t We Figure Out Where Politicians Live?Lester Chang and George Santos are just the latest.
  42. our mayor
    Eric Adams Has More RatsEven his patented rat bucket didn’t solve the problem.
  43. goodbye 2022
    The Year in RentBreaking down the 12 months in which everything got more expensive, then more expensive, and then even more expensive.
  44. street view
    Can the Hochul-Adams New New York Actually Happen?The Hochul-Adams mission statement is big on sweeping ideas — and way short on explaining how any of this happens.
  45. first person
    I Lost My Brother TwiceFirst to schizophrenia, then forever to the city.
  46. our mayor
    Eric Adams Has RatsAccording to an unpaid summons for his Bed-Stuy townhouse.
  47. reasons to love new york
    Eric Adams Is Certainly Enjoying HimselfPerformance is an inherent part of politics. But perhaps no prior mayor has ever leaned so far into spectacle.
  48. urban fauna
    The City’s Listing for a Rat Director Is a Bit MuchThe right candidate will have a “general aura of badassery.”
  49. migrant crisis
    Eric Adams Closes His Big Tent on Randall’s IslandMigrants are moving to hotels, which is what many advocates asked for in the first place.
  50. city agencies
    The Department of Buildings Seems Like a Mess Right NowThe Buildings commissioner was just interviewed in relation to an illegal gambling investigation, and that’s just the half of it.
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