Pictures of the Week: May 12th-May 19th, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray said hello to actress Cynthia Nixon backstage at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater after seeing her perform in the Tony nominated Broadway revival of “The Little Foxes.” Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
New Yorkers took advantage of this week’s warm weather with a game of basketball at Willis Playground outside the Mott Haven Houses in the Bronx. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photography Office
Mayor Bill de Blasio met with the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security John Kelly at the Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Monday. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray walked to the stage at Radio City Music Hall where she gave the keynote address at the NYU Silver School of Social Work graduation ceremony on Tuesday. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew, right, listened as Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at the UFT’s Spring Education Conference in Midtown Manhattan. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Council Member David G. Greenfield for a town hall meeting at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt School in Brooklyn. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photography Office
Mayor Bill de Blasio points to a graphic illustrating improved safety statistics on Queens Boulevard during a press conference in Elmhurst, Queens on Wednesday. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office
Mayor Bill de Blasio toured the recent safety improvements on Queens Boulevard. Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.
New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray announced that all NYC Health + Hospitals locations will offer free maternal depression screenings for pregnant women and mothers at the Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn on Thursday. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James O’Neill and Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro held a press conference in Times Square on Thursday after a vehicle, driven by a man who was later arrested, slammed into several pedestrians, injuring 22 and killing one. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
Two women were escorted to an ambulance after being treated preliminarily onsite for injuries they sustained during the incident. Joanna Graham/Mayoral Photography Office
Eyewitnesses talked to the media near the scene of the incident in Times Square. Joanna Graham/Mayoral Photography Office
Members of the St. Philips Heat Drum Line stood outside of the Reformed Church of Huguenot Park on Staten Island before performing at the kickoff event for First Lady Chirlane McCray’s Weekend of Faith for Mental Health. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

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