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With lower than three weeks till the major election, the race for mayor of New York City has develop into more and more heated.
That dynamic was on present final evening, as the eight main Democratic candidates attacked each other in additional private phrases throughout their first in-person debate.
The contenders jousted over a number of areas of concern for New Yorkers, with issues of crime, justice and policing dominating the evening as soon as once more. Still, the face-to-face format was usually extra chaotic than substantive: Deep coverage discussions have been generally changed by animated assaults.
[Read more about the standout moments and catch up on who the candidates are.]
Here are three issues to know:
Eric Adams was attacked like a front-runner.
At one level, every of the eight candidates was given an opportunity to ask a query of an opponent.
Mr. Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, was focused 4 occasions.
Later, Andrew Yang, the former presidential candidate and one other main contender, landed the sharpest critique, pointing to the occasions in Mr. Adams’s profession when he has been topic to investigation.
Mr. Adams defended his integrity and shot again at Mr. Yang’s lack of political expertise in New York.
Kathryn Garcia stayed out of the fracas.
Ms. Garcia, the former sanitation commissioner, seems to have gained traction in the restricted polling obtainable. And main as much as the debate, she was the topic of assaults.
But as main candidates confronted pointed criticisms, Ms. Garcia largely flew underneath the radar. Her marketing campaign framed the strategy as a method of remaining “above the fray.”
When the candidates have been prompted to ask one other a query, nobody directed one to Ms. Garcia. Only towards the finish of the debate did Scott M. Stringer, the metropolis comptroller, criticize Ms. Garcia for her position in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration.
Maya Wiley got here out swinging.
Ms. Wiley, a former commentator on MSNBC, criticized her fellow candidates and ignored calls from the moderators to remain inside the time restrict.
Among her largest moments have been sparring matches with Mr. Adams, whom she attacked for his stance on public security. She questioned why he as soon as mentioned that he would carry a gun if elected as mayor (he’s a former police officer and allowed to take action).
Mr. Adams mentioned there was a distinction between off-duty officers carrying weapons and the proliferation of unlawful weapons.
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And lastly: A brand new addition to New York’s live performance scene
The Times’s Ben Sisario writes:
For the final 12 months, with the live performance enterprise mothballed by the pandemic, small golf equipment and theaters have warned that their survival was in danger, and dozens of venues throughout the nation have shut down.
But with concert events now coming again, one thing which may have appeared unthinkable only a few months in the past is going on: Not solely have outdated venues reopened their doorways, however solely new ones are sprouting up.
On Sept. 30, Brooklyn Made, a brand new membership in Bushwick, Brooklyn, will open with two nights that includes Jeff Tweedy of Wilco.
Everything about the area is deliberate as deluxe and high-concept, from the Moroccan lamps adorning the 500-capacity efficiency area to the adjoining cafe and rooftop deck. Visiting artists will discover an impossibly luxurious unfold, together with a personal pool and use of a loft condominium with hanging views of the Manhattan skyline.
It is one in every of a handful of modifications to the post-pandemic New York live performance scene, together with the return of Irving Plaza, the landmark rock membership off Union Square that may reopen in August after a two-year, multimillion-dollar renovation. The venue underwent a significant face-lift inside, with new bars, new bogs and improved sight traces.
For Brooklyn Made, at 428 Troutman Street, the membership’s very existence is a bullish wager on the return of stay music and the nightlife financial system in New York, mentioned Anthony Makes, a longtime participant in the New York live performance world who’s one in every of the principals behind the new membership.
“I believe in the future,” Makes mentioned on a latest tour of the area, the place building machines have been nonetheless whirring, however the sunny artist condominium, one stage up, was an oasis of quiet.
“And I think everyone’s going to come back,” he added.
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Metropolitan Diary: Barking
I used to be strolling my 14-pound rescue canine, Ellie, throughout the intersection at 70th Street and West End Avenue. A piece crew was putting in fuel traces close by.
The noise was fairly loud from the drilling in the pavement, and I hesitated earlier than crossing. But it appeared protected sufficient, and I held onto Ellie as I made my means throughout the avenue.
As we approached the employees, one in every of them, a tall, burly man, was bending over to put in an indication warning drivers to decelerate. Ellie dashed towards him and began to bark.
The man jumped up, stunned after which embarrassed at being frightened by slightly canine.
I began to apologize, however a person I took to be a supervisor walked over and interrupted.
“Don’t apologize,” he mentioned. “I wanted to bark at him all week.”
— Judith Mandel Lampron
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