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This Week's Headline

COVID-19 concerns and mixed MTA updates

Rounding up the week’s political news.

Excelsior Newsletter

How does NYC’s waste management system work?

Garbage, recycling and private carting companies.

Campaigns & Elections

The Democrats who want to take on Stefanik

A former speed skater is the latest candidate to jump in the race against the rising MAGA star.

Campaigns & Elections

Big outside spending didn’t always buy success in NYC’s June primaries

Eric Adams may have gotten a lot of help from super PACs, but Kathryn Garcia was propelled by newspaper endorsements.

PolicyShow All


Could the delta variant complicate the coming NYC school year?

Less than 1% of summer classrooms have been impacted by positive cases. Health experts disagree on how schools should handle quarantines.


When’s the congestion pricing check going to arrive?

The MTA’s progress on New York City road tolling is moving about as fast as Lower Manhattan traffic at rush hour.


Where subway performance stands at the end of the MTA emergency

A look at key performance indicators at the beginning and end of the MTA’s four-year state of emergency.

Energy & Environment

How New York can prepare for flooding

The most recent flash floods to hit New York City’s streets and subways shows the long work ahead to prepare for more extreme weather.

PersonalityShow All

Interviews & Profiles

The company improving internet access in NYC’s airports and tunnels

Boingo CEO Mike Finley discusses connecting JFK and LaGuardia to 5G service.

Interviews & Profiles

‘She’s one of the brave ones.’ Yuh-Line Niou’s outspoken leadership style

She came to the Legislature as an insurgent, and she hasn’t lost that attitude.


Alexa Avilés is a big-table socialist

The Democratic nominee to rep District 38 on the City Council wants to empower immigrants in Sunset Park.


The Eric Adams after-party

What do you do when you’ve basically won the race for New York City mayor, but inauguration is six months away? Get your ear pierced at Claire’s.

Power ListsShow All

Power 100

The 2021 Bronx Power 100

The local leaders bringing the borough back.

Power 100

2021 Power of Diversity: Asian 100

New York’s Asian American leaders.

Power 100

The 2021 Albany 40 Under 40

Recognizing the next generation of rising stars in state politics.

Power 100

The Transportation Power 100

The movers and shakers who are moving New Yorkers.

OpinionShow All


Here’s how to reform the NYC Board of Elections

The state Legislature should replace the political cronies with professionals.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: A Kmart loved by punks and bohemians closes

The department store’s Astor Place location did what no one thought possible: It made its mark on the neighborhood.


Latinas poised to be a force on the City Council

A record 10 Hispanic women won recent New York City Council Democratic primaries.

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: Why ticker tape parades are so important in New York

Last week’s procession in honor of essential workers proves that this long-standing tradition should last.

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