NEW YORK — Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City to chants and cheers Wednesday after a trans-Atlantic trip on a sailboat to attend a global warming conference.
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NEW YORK — After 104 years, Lord & Taylor’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue locked its doors forever.
The venerable department store famed for its animated holiday windows closed down Wednesday afternoon, ending a blowout sale that left whole floors empty. By the end, clothes that once sold for as much as $100 were going for $5.99, and $600 designer shoes for $99.
NEW YORK — They’re homeless, but a group of men and women from Texas has made it to Carnegie Hall.
The storied New York City concert hall was the venue Wednesday evening for a performance by the Dallas Street Choir, all singers recruited from urban streets and homeless shelters who’ve been performing since 2015.
NEW YORK — The sculptor of Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” statue is accusing New York City of violating his legal rights by allowing the “Fearless Girl” statue to be installed facing the bronze beast, without his permission.
NEW YORK — Immigrant workers at a famed New York bakery who are threatened with being fired if they don’t produce legal work papers defied the government outside President Donald Trump’s Manhattan home on Saturday.
Thirty-one employees of the Tom Cat Bakery also could be deported if they don’t prove by April 21 that they’re in the country legally.
NEW YORK — A bronze of a little girl defiantly facing Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” didn’t appear suddenly or spontaneously in the middle of the night in Manhattan’s financial district.
NEW YORK Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests’ DNA through the subway system.
NEW YORK Sotheby’s is offering what experts consider the world’s most important private library of Hebrew books and manuscripts, collected by a London diamond dealer.
NEW YORK Sliced heirloom tomatoes, steamed lobster and house-made burrata greeted Pope Francis on his first night in New York, where a celebrity chef cooking for her second pontiff said her menu was inspired by Francis’ humility and simplicity.