Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- The Top Cop in 1802 Has a Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandson in the N.Y.P.D.
Jacob Hays was high constable. His descendant, Benjamin Singleton, crunches crime statistics at Police Headquarters.
- Beach House Designed by Robert A.M. Stern
The postmodern Hamptons house was commissioned by the artist Norman Mercer in the 1970s and is on the market for $9.5 million.
- El Chapo Has Disappeared. (Is He at the Supermax?)
After being sentenced to life in prison, the Mexican drug lord was whisked away to an undisclosed location.
- Feel Like You’re Being Stalked?
Brokers and other real estate marketers have ways to find you when you’re already under stress.
- Now That’s a City View
Sometimes agents really mean it when they say an apartment has a panoramic view. Here are a few examples, borough by borough.
NZ News from UK Guardian
- Dunedin rolls with it after losing world's steepest street title
Mayor of New Zealand city says a tweak to signage might be all that’s needed, while some living on Baldwin Street are relieved Street in Wales wins record for world’s steepestThe New Zealand city of D …
- Street in Wales wins record for world's steepest – video
A street in north-west Wales has been crowned the world’s steepest. Ffordd Pen Llech in the historic town of Harlech has a gradient of 37.5% at its steepest point, knocking Baldwin Street in Dunedin, …
- 'Something fishy': penguins detained by New Zealand police after sushi shop stakeout
The flightless birds were found huddling near the grills under the shop, where it was warm“Waddling vagrants” in the form of two little blue penguins have been released by police after they were detai …
- Street in Wales wins record for world's steepest
Ffordd Pen Llech in Harlech beats renowned Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New ZealandA meandering street in north-west Wales that challenges the fittest of walkers and cyclists has been confirmed as the s …
- The right result in the Cricket World Cup final would have been a tie | Simon Jenkins
Money and chauvinism demand a victor and a vanquished. But in reality England and New Zealand were sporting equalsHuman nature hates a balance. It craves a victor and a vanquished. In yesterday’s Cric …
- 'That was a bit of a shame, eh': Kiwis endure understated agony of World Cup defeat
New Zealand cricket fans suffered through the night as their team fell excruciatingly short of victory at Lord’s They emerged tired and emotional in the predawn light. They shuffled from living room c …
- An Apollo 11 ‘Oratorio,’ Told by Those Who Were There
The “Oslo” playwright J.T. Rogers found himself moved stitching a story he thought he knew well: “It is a piece about hope and wonder.”
- 92nd Street Y to Host Ron Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow and Salman Rushdie
The 2019-20 season also features appearances by André Aciman and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
- Review: ‘the way she spoke’ Is a Trip to Ciudad Juárez
Isaac Gomez’s one-woman play follows the trail violence in a city on the Mexican border.
- 9 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.