Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: What shadows the milestone of traveling to space

COVID-19 and homelessness are among the unresolved issues that left a space geek unimpressed when Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos blasted into space last week.

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.

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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.


City & State gets a new look

The go-to source for policy-driven coverage and analysis of New York City and state politics unveils its new website.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: As HIV stigmas fade away, Pride marks progress

In the 1990s, my father discovered he was HIV positive and had unintentionally infected my mother. This is the first time I’ve ever written about this. 

Editor's Note

Editor’s note: Remembering a beloved political player and consultant

Peter Krokondelas, who passed away on May 29 at age 52, was known and well-liked throughout his long career.

Campaigns & Elections

City & State hosts NYC mayoral forum on June 7

Several contenders in the Democratic primary attend a live event also sponsored by the 92nd Street Y and PIX11.


Editor’s note: New series focuses on most competitive NYC races

City & State, the 92nd Street Y and PIX11 are hosting forums on the elections for mayor, comptroller and Manhattan borough president.


Editor’s note: A jarring subway attack

Sending more police officers underground may help straphangers feel safer to return to their routines.

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Andrew Yang

Editor’s note: Yang’s second shot

How Andrew Yang is forging ahead with his second major run for office: Mayor of New York City.


Editor’s note: Peoples-Stokes, a reluctant leader

How Crystal Peoples-Stokes, the first woman and first African American to serve as Assembly majority leader in New York state, rose to power on helping others.

Melissa DeRosa

Editor’s note: Melissa DeRosa is loyal to a fault

The secretary of the governor is featured in this week’s cover story about the downward trajectory her public image is now taking.

New York State

Editor’s note: Reflecting on coverage of the AG investigation

How ambition is discussed and defined, depending who has it.

New York State

Reversing climate change means killing car culture

Climate Week is the perfect time to reexamine our infrastructure.