In November, Sothebys will auction art, furniture and antiques owned by the French interior designer Jacques Grange. All photographs: Alex Cretey-Systermans/The New York Times

At 73, Jacques Grange is cleaning house. For half a century, the French interior designer has not only created homes for Yves Saint Laurent, Sofia Cop(...)

‘Can’t wait to worship with you tomorrow!’ @C3Brooklyn on Twitter

I’m outside the Music Hall of Williamsburg on a Sunday morning. As one of the many venues owned by Bowery Presents, this is a place mainly known for h(...)

When Gwyneth Paltrow was 22 years old, she got a role that would take her from actress to star: The film producer Harvey Weinstein hired her for the l(...)

Christopher Sayers (37), who was gunned down last Thursday.

The son of two Irish emigrants has been gunned down in New York by a former employee who he had fired two days previously. Christopher Sayers (37), (...)

The suspects allegedly planned to target Times Square. File photograph: iStock

Three men have been arrested since May of last year on charges of plotting attacks in New York City for Islamic State in the summer of 2016, US prosec(...)

Gerry Leonard (far right) with David Bowie and band: ‘The pinnacle of my career in New York.’

Heading out on my first ever visit to New York, I was told, “Don’t look up!”; thieves will know you are a tourist and push you in a doorway and mug yo(...)

Terence Trent D’Arby, now called Sananda Maitreya. Photograph: Tim Hall/Redferns

When Sananda Maitreya references his previous life as Terence Trent D’Arby, he looks uncomfortable. He even says “he”, not “I”, as though he is talkin(...)

Teaching unions say a lack of regular work, two-tier pay gaps and difficulties securing permanent contracts mean that  working abroad for many  is a “no-brainer”. Photo: iStock

Many secondary schools are finding it near impossible to find qualified substitutes available to cover for teacher absences in key subject areas. Pri(...)

The Tenement Museum in New York preserves the history of more than 7,000 immigrants from more than 20 nations that lived, often in very cramped conditions, in the building between 1863 and 1935. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

As visitors to the Tenement Museum in New York step into the re-created 1869 apartment of Bridget and Joseph Moore they might notice the tin teapot on(...)

Remember a time when having an airline ticket – a ticket that had all sorts of layers of carbon copies – was essential if you were to get from A to B? Not any more

There can be few areas in our world that have been transformed by technology to quite the same extent as travel. Medical advances have been significan(...)