• 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
  • Subway flasher stabbed 7 times by homeless man October 22, 2016
    A 52-year-old man who exposed himself on the subway was stabbed seven times by a homeless man he thought was interested in sex, cops said. Merrick Buckingham of East New York was riding a southbound 1 train in Manhattan at about 1:30 a.m. Friday when he flashed his genitals to 20-year-old Elijah Davidson, cops said....
  • Looks like Draymond Green is still looking for groins to kick October 22, 2016
    Draymond Green is kicking off the start of the NBA season. With regular-season play beginning Tuesday, the Warriors’ enigmatic forward picked up right where he left off in the NBA Finals, craning his leg suspiciously high while driving to the hoop. During a 107-96 win at Golden State over the Trail Blazers on Friday night,...
  • Jason Heyward turning into the exposed money pit Cubs feared October 22, 2016
    There was Jon Lester, in National League Championship Series Game 5, doing exactly what the Cubs envisioned when they guaranteed him the most money in team history after the 2014 campaign. And there was Jason Heyward, who usurped Lester atop the Cubs’ pay pyramid last offseason, living out the worst fears of the organization. The...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt’s ‘mistress’ died heartbroken and alone October 22, 2016
    They called each other “darling,” “dear one” and “heart.” They told each other “je t’aime” and “j’adore,” and wrote more than 3,000 letters to one another. “All day I’ve thought of you . . . Oh! I want to put my arms around you, I ache to hold you close,” the normally reserved Eleanor Roosevelt...
  • Trump vows to sue all of the ‘liars’ accusing him of sexual assault October 22, 2016
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Donald Trump on Saturday pledged postelection lawsuits against every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior, and he charged Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic Party with orchestrating the allegations. “Every one of these liars will be sued once the election is over,” Trump said, adding, “I...
  • The Lego exhibit of your dreams arrives in Italy October 22, 2016
    Artist Nathan Sawaya's exhibition "The Art of the Brick" features works made entirely from Lego bricks.
  • Sorry, Democrats: The GOP isn’t dead yet October 22, 2016
    To hear liberal concern trolls tell it, the presumed defeat of Donald Trump will be the end of the Republican Party. “Today’s GOP Crackup Is the Final Unraveling of Nixon’s Southern Strategy,” said The Nation. “Donald Trump Takes to Twitter to Stoke a GOP Civil War,” claimed Mother Jones. “GOP Civil War: Trump Camp Officially...
  • Harvard’s minimum wage protests was caused by its own professors October 22, 2016
    The social-justice warriors of Harvard are on the march again, this time in solidarity with the university’s dining-hall workers. Students and faculty have spent the past few days protesting low wages and an increase in health-care premiums for the people serving their grilled cheese, french fries and occasional lobster dinners. On Oct. 5, about 750...
  • ‘Sex bots’ conference banned in Asia, moves to London October 22, 2016
    The International Congress on Love and Sex with Robots will tackle subjects such as the use of “teledildonics,” or cyber sex toys, to human like robots that can
  • ‘Where’s the chicken?’: Woman sues KFC for $20M over false advertising October 22, 2016
    A Hudson Valley woman is finger lickin’ mad at Kentucky Fried Chicken, claiming its understuffed buckets are for the birds. Anna Wurtzburger, of Hopewell Junction, says she bought a $20 bucket of chicken from KFC over the summer and was disappointed to find it looked much different than what’s in the chain’s ads. “I came...

Random Photos Part Three

Crazy Days and Nights: Random Photos Part Three.

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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