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The famed concert pianist, who died Wednesday, was recalled as a 20-something who moved his own furniture and was seemingly deaf to wake-up calls.
The charges are related to the improper disposal of the body in a Bronx neighborhood, but no charges have yet been brought in the death itself.
As demand for girls' wrestling grows, the city’s Public School Athletic League is inaugurating a girls' program with 16 teams that officials estimate will include about 300 girls.
The victory of Robin Kelly, a candidate for Congress, suggests that Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's attempt to become a one-man political counterweight to the National Rifle Association is gaining traction.
Metropolitan Diary: Helping an elderly man sweep his stairs, with the hope it will help others.
Welcome to our live discussion of “The Group,” by Mary McCarthy.
Mary McCarthy missed the women's movement just ahead of her. But she got sex right, the author James Collins says.
Former Mayor David N. Dinkins and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg gathered on Tuesday for a ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the World Trade Center.
The powerful Metropolitan Taxicab Board of Trade has moved to intervene to defend against a case that seeks to bar its cabs from accepting hails via smartphone apps.
Big City Book Club: This evening, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Eastern time, we will be discussing “The Group,” Mary McCarthy’s 1963 novel about an octet of Vassar graduates set loose on New York and the world.
Before leaving for Rome, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan told his clergy and staff at a small service that there were many public reminders of "how much we need contrition, repentance, conversion of heart.”
As wild deer run across Staten Island, Joseph Lhota, the former Metropolitan Transportation Authority chief and a mayoral hopeful, said, “The next mayor is going to have to figure out how hunting is going to work.”
The erection of a bike corral on a street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, has provoked the ire of some longtime residents who believe that their concerns over the neighborhood's evolution are being disregarded.
In a video on YouTube, restaurant workers stacking dishes, shaking drinks, chopping onions and plating burritos take a moment to lip-sync and dance along to the 1959 Motown hit “Money (That’s What I Want).”
Metropolitan Diary: The taxi passenger was a former violin student; the cabdriver once owned a nightclub where the student had regularly performed.
Though there is no direct link between the 1993 and 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, they have long been regarded as points on a continuum. That is how they will be treated at the National September 11 Memorial Museum, said Alice M. Greenwald, the museum director.
The recent meteor explosion over Siberia prompted a reminder that after the Tunguska Event, in which a meteor or a comet fragment flattened 800 square miles of Siberia in 1908, Central Park had a monthlong heat spell.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg signed into law on Monday three “green” bills, including measures on the city's planting policy and the creation of a renewable energy portal.
The Emerald Inn, which survived as its Upper West Side neighborhood reinvented itself with pricier and pricier stores, is to close April 30 after 70 years.
Comcast's purchase of the rest of NBCUniversal from General Electric includes the naming rights for the G.E. Building, and presumably means the loss of the longstanding neon logo up high.