Miami Superintendent Chosen to Lead New York City Schools Mayor Bill de Blasio has picked Alberto M. Carvalho, the superintendent of the Miami-Dade Public Schools, the nation’s fourth largest district, as his next schools chancellor.
Posts published in February 2018
Brooklyn Man Arrested in Fatal Bombing That Police Say Missed Its Target The suspect, Victor Kingsley, wanted revenge against police officers for his 2014 arrest, but he had the wrong address, according to a federal agent.
Samantha Massell and Kevin Massey Sing Broadway’s Jane Eyre at Feinstein’s/54 Below Tonight Original Broadway cast member Mary Stout revisits the role of Mrs. Fairfax in the concert presentations of the Tony-nominated Paul Gordon musical.
Raymond Danowski, Stockpiler of Poetry, Is Dead at 74 A son of the Bronx amassed 75,000 books, believed to be the largest private library of 20th-century poetry in English. He gave it all to Emory University.
Jurors in Nanny Trial Prepare to Hear Emotional Case The trial of Yoselyn Ortega, accused of killing two children in her care, is to begin on Thursday in State Supreme Court in Manhattan.
Percoco Was Cuomo’s Foot Soldier, Not His Right Hand, Lawyer Says In the corruption trial of Joseph Percoco, a former aide to the governor, his lawyer said prosecutors had exaggerated his power in New York State government.
Even After High School Massacre, Albany Demurs on Gun Control Two weeks after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left 17 dead, the issue of guns landed with a muted thud in Albany.
Metropolitan Diary: Hungry Eyes Yearning for a giant chocolate chip cookie.
Metropolitan Diary: A Stop Too Soon A train operator gets ahead of himself on the R.
Jefferson Mays’ A Christmas Carol, Dulé Hill as Nat King Cole, and More on Tap for Geffen’s 2018–2019 Season The lineup is the first under the direction of new Artistic Director Matt Shakman.
Go Inside Kids’ Night On Broadway With Lea Salonga, Ethan Slater, and Christy Altomare Check out photos from the the Broadway League’s annual event.
Get a First Look at Taylor Trensch in Dear Evan Hansen The Hello, Dolly! star officially stepped into the title role in the Tony-winning Broadway musical February 6.
Living In: Fleetwood, Mount Vernon: Westchester County’s ‘Best-Kept Secret’ Known for its diversity of population and prices, this section of Mount Vernon, N.Y., is a different kind of suburb.
A Look at Theatre Under the Stars’ Memphis The Tony Award-winning musical began performances in Houston, Texas February 20.
Soprano Christine Goerke Talks About Singing Her First Elektra at the Met Opera Performances of the Richard Strauss masterpiece run March 1–23.