• 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
  • Everything ‘The Biggest Loser’ taught you about weight loss is wrong May 4, 2016
    While dramatic weight loss is great for ratings, it may be a killer for metabolisms. A study out this week in the journal Obesity followed 14 participants from “The Biggest Loser” and found that all but one gained back much of the weight they’d lost — and no wonder. They experienced massive metabolic shifts: To...
  • ‘Silicon Valley’ star still feels lost in the real tech world May 4, 2016
    Since its premiere in 2014, HBO’s “Silicon Valley” has earned a following among the tech crowd, featuring cameos by figures like Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, Google exec Eric Schmidt and the Winklevoss twins (of Facebook fame.) But that’s not to say that after three seasons the comedy’s cast members are experts in start-up culture. “It’s...
  • Man, dogs shot; house set on fire on Long Island May 4, 2016
    A man and his two dogs were shot and the house they were staying in set on fire on Long Island Tuesday, cops said. The victim — a friend of the homeowners who had been house-sitting for them — was shot there around 5 p.m, according to the Suffolk County Police department. The suspect set...
  • Aby Rosen hit hard for dodging taxes on $80M worth of art May 4, 2016
    Rosen is a major collector who owns the Seagram Building on Park Avenue and famously jousted with the Four Seasons restaurateurs over a Picasso.
  • DJ says HBO’s ‘Vinyl’ exploited his reputation without consent May 4, 2016
    The Bronx DJ known as the godfather of hip-hop is suing HBO for allegedly ripping off his image in the new hit series “Vinyl.” Clive “DJ Kool Herc” Campbell turned down a $10,000 offer to waive his rights and for consulting services for the show, but HBO used his image anyway, according to his Manhattan...
  • FDNY probes cathedral fire’s connection to overseas infernos May 4, 2016
    FDNY marshals are investigating whether the blaze that gutted a Serbian cathedral in Manhattan is connected to similar infernos at Orthodox churches in Australia and Russia, sources told The Post on Tuesday. While the investigation is zeroing in on a caretaker who may have left candles burning under flammable furniture at St. Sava on West...
  • Cops rescue adorable ducklings trapped in storm drain May 4, 2016
    They fell through the “quacks.” A downy yellow duckling seemed to smile Tuesday after it and a dozen of its brothers and sisters were rescued from a Long Island storm drain. Suffolk County officers Margery Marotta and Dara Caramanico-Broyles pulled up a sewer grate in a Lindenhurst parking lot at 1:30 p.m. and delicately pulled...
  • Silverstein Properties leaning towards BIG 2 WTC design May 4, 2016
    Silverstein Properties now has two, 3 million square-foot options for a new 2 World Trade Center tower, and we’ve now learned the developer is leaning towards the BIG one. The first was the original Norman Foster design proposed after the site’s master plan was created. It has distinctive lighted diamonds on its slanted top. The...
  • ‘Hamilton’s success is going to cost you May 4, 2016
    “Hamilton” scored 16 Tony Award nominations Tuesday, making Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash musical potentially the most decorated show in Broadway history. The hip-hop take on the life of US (and New York Post!) Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, the nation’s first treasury secretary, was nominated for best musical, while best-actor nominations went to Miranda as Hamilton and...
  • Harsh Terry Collins: We thought Kevin Plawecki could hit May 4, 2016
    Terry Collins preached patience everywhere but behind the plate. He talked optimistically despite Matt Harvey’s continued struggles on the mound and said the Mets hit the ball well all night despite managing just a single in a 3-0 loss to the woeful Braves Tuesday night at Citi Field. Yet, when asked about catcher Kevin Plawecki,...

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Victory For New York City Tenants

In a major victory for New York Citys rent stabilized tenants, New York State Supreme Court Justice Emily Jane Goodman struck down a 2008 supplemental adjustment imposed by the Rent Guidelines Board.

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