New York

Highlights

    1. PhotoAlexander Rapaport, a Hasidic Jew, gives a tour of a building in Borough Park, Brooklyn, where many of the Hasidic merchants do business through Amazon.
      CreditMark Abramson for The New York Times

      How Amazon Has Transformed the Hasidic Economy

      Amazon has become a lucrative place to do business for many Hasidic Jews, offering anonymity to a largely insular community and allowing women to work from home.

  1. PhotoNathan Robinson, founder of Current Affairs magazine, has emerged as one of Kickstarter’s most vocal critics.
    CreditWilliam Widmer for The New York Times

    Kickstarter Calls Itself Progressive. But About That Union.

    A contentious organizing drive at the Brooklyn tech company has drawn in high-profile figures like the actor David Cross, the author Neil Gaiman and the cartoonist Matt Bors.

  2. New York Today

    PhotoThe corner where a body was discovered  wrapped in a carpet outside a Starbucks in Harlem last month.
    CreditGregg Vigliotti for The New York Times

    A Body in a Manhole, and Other Grisly Finds

    Wednesday: In New York, sometimes the deceased are found on the street, below the street or floating in the water.

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