The 262nd New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade made its annual trek up Fifth Avenue on Friday, March 17, with a rousing spectacle of bagpipes, drums, and marchers carrying Irish-themed banners.
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Jury Rejects Death Penalty for NYC Bike Path Terrorist
Sayfullo Saipov, convicted of killing eight people by driving a truck on a New York City bike path in 2017, will serve a life sentence in prison after a federal jury in Manhattan failed to reach a unanimous verdict on March 13 to give him the death penalty.
Bensonhurst Woman Calls Helping The Homeless ‘Blessing in a Bag’
With thousands of people living on the streets and sleeping in the subways, New York City’s homeless situation can seem like an overwhelming crisis. But one woman is gamely trying to do her part. Sandy Irrera knows she can’t solve the problem all by herself. “But I’m doing what I can, in my own small way, to help,” she said.
Tenants, Landlords Unhappy with Approved Apartment Rent Hikes
Alice Apolinaris was not celebrating on June 29, the first day of her retirement after 25 years as a public schools paraprofessional. She burst from her apartment on 3rd Street in Carroll Gardens for a walk, which is how she manages stress. Lately, her anxiety has been growing.
Sisters of Life Bring Their Call to Love to new Convent In the Catskills
In the kitchen of St. Anthony’s Convent, the Sisters of Life gathered around the stainless steel countertops to discuss a vital issue: How do you cook bison?
Catholic Items Hold Their own at New York Public Library Exhibit
One of the most progressive items at a New York Public Library exhibit, perhaps overlooked by visitors heading for pop culture gems such as the hand-painted ballet slipper designed by Coco Chanel and an Andy Warhol oil painting of a Studio 54 ticket inscribed to Truman Capote, belongs to a nun.
In NYC’s 2021 Election, Voter Turnout Was Low, But Democrats’ Spirits Were High
Results of New York City’s municipal elections on Nov. 2 may have yielded a few surprises in boroughs and neighborhoods, but at least two citywide outcomes were in line with expectations—the Democratic Party’s candidate for mayor won handily, and voter turnout proved scanty.
NYC Mayoral Candidates Respond to Questionnaire From the Diocese
The Diocese of Brooklyn created and sent a questionnaire to New York City mayoral candidates who appeared in the televised debates to be printed in The Tablet. Their responses are presented here. Democratic candidates Shaun Donovan, Dianne Morales, and Scott Stringer and Republican candidate Curtis Sliwa, did not respond to the questionnaire.
Only in Print: Actors’ Chapel in Times Square Feels Effects of Broadway Hiatus
Down the block from Broadway’s longest-running American musical, Chicago, is St. Malachy’s-The Actors’ Chapel. Built in 1902, since 1920 the Actors’ Chapel has been a second home to Broadway performers and other entertainment industry artists.
How the Game of Dominoes Is Building a Close Family From a Social Distance
“Try to follow suit.” It’s a piece of advice that can serve you well not just in a game of dominoes but also in life.