• 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
  • Wells’ Stumpf in line for $124M severance: report September 26, 2016
    America’s most hated bank CEO will have a very cushioned fall should he decide to escape the heat of the corner office. John Stumpf, chief executive of Wells Fargo, stands to collect $123.6 million in walkaway money if he retires from the bank, according to a report on Monday. The payout includes $25.2 million in...
  • Holly Madison not rushing to drop baby weight September 26, 2016
    “I”m going to get healthy, but I’m not going to focus on how fast I’m losing weight,” the mother of two revealed.
  • Gilbert Arenas’ being-awful-at-life streak ends with STD lawsuit September 26, 2016
    Gilbert Arenas finally got a win. According to TMZ, a judge has ordered Arenas’ ex-girlfriend to pay $110,110 to the former NBA star, stemming from a defamation suit he filed against her last September. In the suit, Arenas said Laura Govan wrote an email accusing him of giving her STDs and leaked it to a number...
  • De Blasio heckled by cops as he goes to gym September 26, 2016
    Scores of NYPD officers jeered Mayor Bill de Blasio as he strolled into his favorite Brooklyn gym Monday morning, demanding that he use his workout to think about a new police contract. But Hizzoner, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with “Brooklyn” emblazoned on it, ignored members from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association as he entered the...
  • Carson Wentz is money, but John Elway made sharpest QB pick September 26, 2016
    It’s The Year of the Rookie/Novice Quarterback. It’s one thing for Carson Wentz, the kid from North Dakota State who was the second overall pick in the 2016 draft, to outduel Ben Roethlisberger and take the Eagles to 3-0. But Trevor Siemian? The same Trevor Siemian who was a seventh-round draft choice out of Northwestern...
  • Tiger Woods emailed Hillary Clinton after cheating scandal September 26, 2016
    Two weeks after a Thanksgiving 2009 blowup between Tiger Woods and his then-wife Elin Nordegren, the golfing legend reached out to Hillary Clinton, according to newly obtained emails. “Tiger Woods wants to speak to her regarding the congo For real,” reads a Dec. 12, 2009, email from the Clinton Foundation’s Doug Band to top Clinton...
  • Vin Scully’s final home game was perfect September 26, 2016
    Vin Scully’s final game at Dodger Stadium had a little bit of everything. The team clinched the NL West title on Charlie Culberson’s first career home run in the 10th inning, allowing Scully’s last play-by-play call at home to be exceptionally dramatic. ?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The players saluted Scully up in his booth after they had celebrated their...
  • Lands’ End CEO out after 17 months September 26, 2016
    Troubled apparel brand Lands’ End is looking for a new leader — again. The company, spun off from Sears Holdings in 2014, said Monday that Chief Executive Federica Marchionni is stepping down from her post after just 17 months. Marchionni arrived with great fanfare in February 2015, having served as president of Dolce & Gabbana...


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