| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:36 AM
They lived 8,000 miles apart, a 36-hour trip door to door. Literally the other side of the Earth is how Kathrine Switzer describes the distance between her and Roger Robinson.
They knew each other as statistics.
Kathrine was the runner whom Boston...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Half a century ago, engineers constructed a massive elevated highway through the center of this industrial city to quickly funnel traffic from downtown to the growing suburbs to the north.
Now, Van Robinson wants to make it disappear.
"We need to tear...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Fall has always been a busy time in the art world, with many museums and galleries mounting their biggest shows of the year during the back-to-school season.
But with the recent opening of a $24 million addition and reinstallation, the Chrysler Museum...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The Second Avenue Jewish Chorale is entering its fourth season and it has already made its successful debut performance at the recent North American Jewish Choral Festival in New York's Hudson River Valley in the Catskills.
"It was wonderful," said...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A few words about the "poor door."
Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
| Jul 29, 2014
Everybody's mad about the "poor door." This is the name critics have bestowed upon the separate entrance for the affordable-housing units at a planned new luxury building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Those who pay market rates would have access to...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:00 PM
My son, Robert David Peraza, was murdered on Sept. 11, 2001, during the World Trade Center terrorist attack in New York City. He was single, 30 years old and worked as a bond trader for Cantor Fitzgerald in Tower 1, floor 104.
Suzanne, my wife, and I...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:22 PM
POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. — With no menus, countless courses and a setting so relaxed you can eat farm-fresh veggies with your fingers, a meal at Blue Hill at Stone Barns is a one-of-a-kind experience along many dimensions.
Located about 25 miles...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
President Obama stood on the banks of the Hudson River last week, dwarfed by the mammoth new eight-lane, cable-stayed bridge arising from its waters. Such mighty projects are a sign of strength, he said, and declared: "A great nation does these things."...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:53 PM
More than 60 senior pranksters at a New Jersey high school — who are suspected of smearing Vaseline on door handles, upending desks and trash cans, scrawling graffiti and urinating in public — will not face criminal charges, prosecutors...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:42 AM
No doubt there were some lumps in throats at Amtrak headquarters last month when they heard the words "collapse" and "rail line" in Baltimore. As it happens, it was a CSX freight line that was affected by the loss of a 120-year-old retaining wall in...