Untrodden Broadway: The Hidden Gems of a World-Famous Street

Beyond the Battery and the Great White Way lies Broadway’s less-traveled northern stretch: Manhattan’s Inwood section. A walking tour and photo essay reveal its treasures. The relocated Hamilton Grange, Alexander Hamilton's home, 414 West 141 Street in St. Nicholas Park, just east of Broadway.CreditEdu Bayer for The New York Times I am three blocks from …

Nonfiction: An Exhaustive Analysis of Harper Lee’s Enduring Legacy in America

Nonfiction Gregory Peck, left, as Atticus Finch with Brock Peters in the 1962 film “To Kill a Mockingbird.”CreditUniversal International Pictures WHY ‘TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD’ MATTERS What Harper Lee’s Book and the Iconic American Film Mean to Us Today By Tom Santopietro 305 pp. St. Martin’s Press. $26.99. “To Kill a Mockingbird” is a book …

Erdogan’s Plan to Raise a ‘Pious Generation’ Divides Parents in Turkey

Students at a religious high school in Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has expanded religious schools, from 450 just 15 years ago to 4,500 today.CreditNicole Tung for The New York Times ISTANBUL — Public schools are closing, on little or no notice, and being replaced by religious schools. Exams are scrapped by presidential whim. Tens …

Critic’s Notebook: The Mideasterner, TV’s Most Flexible Genre

Critic’s Notebook Mark Strong plays a former spy whose family becomes collateral damage in the new British TV drama “Deep State.”CreditEpix Maybe it’s the demographics, the colonial relationships or the shorter flying times to London. Maybe it’s because British television producers and writers leave the house more. Whatever the reason, British TV drama has a …

Ties: A ‘Just Say No’ Dad’s Struggle in the Land of ‘Just Say Yes’

Ties When Washington decided to embrace marijuana, it felt as if the electorate had conspired to legalize arson, or dropped the drinking age to 14. CreditGiselle Potter My older son was in eighth grade when he got home from a day of skateboarding, glassy-eyed and dopey, and fell asleep on the couch. For two hours. …

Red Flags Among the Roses. What Will Happen on ‘The Bachelorette’?

Lincoln Adim and Becca Kufrin on “The Bachelorette.” He was convicted last month on a charge he groped a woman.CreditPaul Hebert/ABC As the fourth episode of Season 14 of “The Bachelorette” airs Monday night, millions will tune in to see which men receive roses, signifying that they will return for another show. This time, there …

On Repeat: 9 Artists on What Helps Them Get Their Work Done

On Repeat A Swiss self-hypnosis device, “30 Rock” as background noise and other habits that creative people have while on deadlines. Humans, including artists, are creatures of habit — with days punctuated by highly specific rituals. In our new series On Repeat, creative people tell us about the one thing they rely on while making …

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Drafting a Eulogy for Classic Rock

Q. & A. CreditSonny Figueroa/The New York Times By the end of this year, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards will be a combined 150 years old. While it might be foolish to bet against the Rolling Stones touring in, say, 2025, there’s little doubt that the genre of classic rock — its practitioners, its fans, …