• Please Note: The N.Y. Today and Metropolitan Diary Columns Are Not Going Away October 27, 2015
    The City Room blog is going dark, but the features that appeared on it, like New York Today and Metropolitan Diary, are continuing as ever.
    By The New York Times
  • City Room, a Blog With a Broad Mandate, Is Retiring October 26, 2015
    Eight years, 20,000 posts and perhaps 100 million clicks later, City Room sails off into the sunset.
    By Andy Newman
  • No Cheating at Zabar’s October 25, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: An old hand at the delicatessen's waiting line caught a newly arrived customer trying to use someone's discarded ticket.
    By Heidi Olson
  • Discovering New York Together October 23, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: An autumn romance, including meeting on the F train platform in Brooklyn, hitting the greenmarket and the zoo, and letting a tourist take their picture.
    By Adele P.
  • After 82 Years, No More Driving October 22, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: The day he sold his final car and gave up his keys, a 93-year-old was flooded with memories, starting with Pop's lessons behind the wheel.
    By Dawes Potter
  • Dating on a Budget in the 1960s October 21, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: Dinner, a cruise and ground transportation, courtesy of the subway system, Chinatown and the Staten Island Ferry, could add up to very little 50 years ago.
    By Ivan Berger
  • Grieving With a Firefighter October 20, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A remembrance of a somber commute downtown nine days after the 9/11 attacks, when a firefighter boarded the subway in full dress uniform.
    By Helen Malmgren
  • The River Watchers October 18, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: Canoeing around Manhattan at night, a man discovered eyes on the water from every available viewing spot, no matter how decrepit the pier or how late the hour.
    By Peter Tiso
  • ‘Is That Your Money?’ October 16, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A sleepy-looking commuter on the G train seemed strangely unconcerned about a folded $100 bill lying in front of him.
    By Phoebe Chao
  • Almost Missing Summer October 15, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: As the writer awoke in the October chill, she began to romanticize summer, then remembered what it had been really like.
    By Jessica Fu
  • In My Library: Art Parkinson August 28, 2016
    Art Parkinson’s had a tumultuous life so far: He outran an earthquake in “San Andreas” and was felled by an arrow on “Game of Thrones” — all before he turned 14. These days, you can hear the young Irish actor voicing the eponymous, one-eyed Japanese musician of “Kubo and the Two Strings,” which recently opened...
  • This week’s must-read books August 28, 2016
    Out of Season by Mark Havens (Booth-Clibborn) Can’t get to the beach before the end of the summer? Flip through the pages of Philadelphia artist Havens’ cool photo book. It captures the vintage modernist architecture of Wildwood on the Jersey Shore. See fantasy come to life in hotels with 1960s forward-looking names like Satellite and Astronaut,...
  • Adam Scott gives master course on how to deal with golf demons August 28, 2016
    Adam Scott finally had enough. He was tired of watching his game flatline because of his faulty flat stick and decided — to borrow from Peter Finch in the movie “Network’’ — he was “as mad as hell and wasn’t going to take this anymore.’’ Scott decided it was it was time to go out...
  • How divorce can stand in the way of a mortgage August 28, 2016
    Dear John: I’m trying to help my daughter get a mortgage. She’s in the midst of a messy divorce. Her soon-to-be ex hasn’t worked (or looked for a job for that matter) in two years. She’s a very hard worker. Makes good money and is a great mother. She had maintained great credit and is...
  • More happy talk on the city’s worst schools August 28, 2016
    Chancellor Carmen Fariña is still full of happy talk about the Renewal progam — Team de Blasio’s bid to fix 86 failed schools rather than close them. But the teachers and students stuck on Renewal campuses disagree. In an interview with Chalkbeat, Fariña dismissed concerns about staffing these schools, saying, “A lot more teachers apply...
  • Forcing doctors to operate: Team Obama’s new low in the name of ‘trans rights’ August 28, 2016
    One of the top guardians of American freedoms just entered the fight against the Obama administration’s insane excesses in the name of “trans rights.” The Department of Health and Human Services recently issued rules telling doctors they can’t decline to perform gender-reassignment surgery on kids if it’s recommended by a “mental health professional.” Refusal could...
  • Terry Richardson to show off softer side in new book August 28, 2016
    Controversial photographer and new family man Terry Richardson will launch his latest book at New York Fashion Week, Page Six has learned.
  • New Open milestone teases Serena year after it all went wrong August 28, 2016
    The new $150 million white retractable roof atop Ashe Stadium is big and beautiful, but nothing is bigger in tennis than Serena Williams. There are only a select few sporting greats — mostly in South American soccer — more recognizable by a single name. Serena falls into that stratosphere. She enters the U.S. Open not...
  • How Gary Sanchez wowed Buck Showalter without using a bat August 28, 2016
    Everyone — really, everyone — is caught up in the scintillating offensive start Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez has forged. Yet both managers, the Orioles’ Buck Showalter and the Yankees’ Joe Girardi, admitted Saturday they were appropriately impressed — by Sanchez’s defense. “Good looking player. I was impressed with him defensively. That will be what will...
  • WRs now rule fantasy football — which to target, which to avoid August 27, 2016
    In the fifth of a six-part fantasy football draft preview series, The Post looks at wide receivers. Next week: Latest draft trends and changes. There has been a fantasy revolution in recent years. A once-dominant force has been usurped. The wide receiver siege has arrived. The day of running back rule is over. Long live...

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