• 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
  • Tennis bad boy goes nuts on heckler: ‘I’ll put my balls in your mouth’ August 31, 2016
    Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic’s reputation took another hit after he told a US Open heckler to “suck my balls.” Tomic’s foul-mouthed rant was picked up by court-side microphones during his first-round loss Tuesday to unseeded Bosnian Damir Dzumhur 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (0). While Dzumhur served in the first set, Tomic took pauses between points to fire verbal volleys...
  • Gabby Douglas ‘doing OK’ after hospitalization August 31, 2016
    The Olympian's hospitalization forced her to skip Sunday's Video Music Awards.
  • Tyga’s Ferrari repossessed while he shopped for a Bentley August 31, 2016
    A friend had to pick Tyga and girlfriend Kylie Jenner up from a Bentley showroom.
  • ‘RHONJ’ star Jacqueline Laurita becomes a grandma August 31, 2016
    Laurita's daughter, Ashley Holmes, welcomed her first child on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Springsteen breaks record for longest American gig — again August 31, 2016
    If you’ve got the time, Bruce has got the tunes. Exactly a week after The Boss played his longest-ever gig on American soil with an astonishing 3 hour, 59 minute performance at MetLife Stadium, Springsteen came back on Tuesday night to go one better (or two, for those who were counting). The final night of a...
  • High school basketball players convicted in pool cue rape case August 31, 2016
    SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — One Tennessee high school basketball player was found guilty of aggravated rape and two others were found guilty of aggravated assault against a freshman teammate, a person familiar with the juvenile court case said Tuesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the hearing Tuesday involving the Ooltewah High School...
  • McCain wins re-election after opponent hinted he could die in office August 31, 2016
    Senator John McCain beat a conservative challenger to win his Republican primary for Senate re-election Tuesday, fending off an Arizona hardliner for a double-digit victory. McCain held 51 percent of the Republican vote, while challenger Kelli Ward proved weaker than expected by coming up with only 39 percent of the vote. Ward had tried to...
  • Chris Brown posts $250K bail after standoff August 31, 2016
    "Thanks to everyone for their support and well wishes. Chris is out and well. The allegations against him are demonstrably false," Brown's lawyer said.

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