Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- Front Burner: Layers of Knowledge at This Croissant Class
The pastry chef Simon Herfray will hold three classes in East Harlem for those who hope to master this French pastry at home.
- After New York City’s War With Amazon, Uber Could Be Next
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to extend a cap on Uber vehicles. The tech giant is fighting back.
- The Kings of the Dollar Slice Build a Better Pizza
Looking for prestige, New York’s masters of the fast, cheap lunch have opened a slice shop that prizes fresh mozzarella, homemade sausage and sourdough starter.
- George Mendonsa, 95, Most Likely the Sailor in a Famous Photo, Dies
Mr. Mendonsa made the most credible claim to being the man captured kissing a woman in Times Square on V-J Day in a picture that became a national emblem.
- Restaurant Review: Serving All the Food Nouvelle Cuisine Couldn’t Kill
Bistro Pierre Lapin, a very nostalgic restaurant from the chef Harold Moore, celebrates cream sauces, frogs’ legs and other retro delights.
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- Pair hiking in US wilderness get trapped in freezing quicksand
Like a scene out of a horror movie: two hikers, alone in the frigid US wilderness, stumble into quicksand.
- Troy Skinner pleads not guilty to kidnapping and child pornography charges
Tory Skinner, who was shot while allegedly trying to break into the house of a teenage girl in America, has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and pornography charges.
- Coalition of states sues Trump over national-emergency declaration to build border wall
Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency is unconstitutional, say 16 US states.
- Bernie Sanders announces bid for Democratic nomination for president in 2020
Bernie Sanders has announced he will bid for the Democratic nomination for US president in 2020.
- More than a dozen people trapped on San Diego SeaWorld ride
US police say more than a dozen people are stuck on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego.
- Brantley in Britain: At the London Theater, a Fear of the Foreign and Familiar
Revivals of work by Pinter and Miller — and a play about an Englishman roped into an Italian horror movie — ponder mortal anxiety in the age of Brexit.
- Review: In ‘Spaceman,’ Floating in a Most Peculiar Way
Leegrid Stevens’s play follows an astronaut on her journey to Mars, as she checks her air pressure, fuel levels and mental health.
- Review: No Surrendering to This ‘British Invasion’
There are plenty of earworms in this jukebox musical about Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, but the hackneyed love-triangle story lowers the volume.
- ‘Stomp’ Turns 25. Here Are 10 Things You Didn’t Know About It.
There’s more to the show than banging on a can. Ask George Lucas, Hillary Clinton — and the performer who’s been doing it for 20 years.
- Family Guide: Kids and Culture? There’s So Much to Talk About
Arts writers for The New York Times share their strategies (snacks) and budget-friendly options (outdoor events) in a discussion about introducing children to the arts.