• 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
  • Like LeBron, Lionel Messi can seal legacy with Copa crown June 26, 2016
    In the wake of the world’s best basketball player securing his legacy, now the planet’s biggest soccer star will try to do the same. After LeBron James finally brought a title to Cleveland, now Lionel Messi attempts to accomplish the same feat for Argentina. FIFA’s top-ranked team faces defending champion Chile in the Copa America...
  • Carlos Beltran on tipping pitches, a trade and ‘super’ Aaron Judge June 26, 2016
    Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran took a swing at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: If you didn’t know you were 39 years old, how old would you feel? Do you feel like 29? A: (Laugh) Let’s say early 30s. Q: I remember reading you were washed up. A: Everyone can have their own...
  • Rangers’ slow approach to rebuild can’t last forever June 26, 2016
    BUFFALO — The work necessary to maintain the Rangers’ five-year run as an upper-echelon team will continue following this NHL Entry Draft weekend, over which general manager Jeff Gorton was unable to get much accomplished. “I think we have things to do to get us where we want to go,” Gorton said Saturday. “We’re in...
  • US won’t tank from Brexit hit June 26, 2016
    We survived Friday’s Brexit tantrum, but what will tomorrow bring? Markets will feel the reverberations for many days as London unevenly unwinds from Brussels. Particularly hard hit will be European and emerging markets, due to their weaker capital structures in equities and bonds. In the US, as long as the euro and the pound sterling...
  • Knicks taking a summer-league flier on that other Plumlee June 26, 2016
    The Knicks need a center, and at least their summer league team has a familiar name — Duke’s 7-footer Marshall Plumlee, according to a source. Plumlee, who finished his senior season with the Blue Devils, went undrafted on Thursday and could be invited to training camp if he shows well in Orlando, Fla., where the...
  • Mark Teixeira’s brutal honesty: No idea about my health June 26, 2016
    Mark Teixeira made his long-awaited return to the lineup Saturday in the Yankees’ 2-1 win over the Twins in The Bronx. The problem is the first baseman picked up right where he left off after missing three weeks with torn cartilage in his right knee. Teixeira, activated from the disabled list before the game, went...
  • How a short memory may have turned Pineda’s season around June 26, 2016
    The bottom for Michael Pineda, the Yankees hope, came May 28. That’s when the right-hander was smacked around for six earned runs on nine hits against light-hitting Tampa Bay. It left him 2-6 with a 6.92 ERA and had many calling for his demotion to the minors. At the time, manager Joe Girardi said sending...
  • Cubs scouts getting close look at Yankees’ bullpen dominance June 26, 2016
    If the time arrives when the Yankees let other clubs know they are willing to trade one or two members of the Holy Trinity of Smoke, the Cubs will be prepared. On Friday night, the Cubs had three scouts watching Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman in a 5-3 win over the Twins at...
  • The Iran deal dirty tricks never end June 26, 2016
    Last week’s revelation that ex-Ambassador Thomas Pickering pushed the Iran nuke deal while secretly working for Boeing makes you wonder: Were any of the deal’s backers not paid for their support? Boeing now stands to make $25 billion selling planes to Tehran. That’s a nice return on its investment in Pickering, a respected ex-diplomat who...
  • De Blasio’s ‘I love charters’ whopper June 26, 2016
    Now Mayor de Blasio’s lying in school. With an eye on the 2017 mayoral race, Hizzoner last week dropped by the DREAM Charter School in East Harlem — where he answered a student’s question by insisting he supports charters and any notion to the contrary is a myth. “My language” about charters, he said, “should...


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