• 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
  • Why LSU was right to ignore crazed fans — just ask Bob Stoops November 30, 2015
    LSU made the right decision, no matter how strange the process was — whether the decision-makers were in fact sitting in a clown car when they reportedly decided to keep Les Miles as the Tigers’ coach during the third quarter of its victory over Texas A&M on Saturday night. If the administration really opted to...
  • Wollman Rink doubles-down on security amid terror threats November 30, 2015
    Security staff at Wollman Rink in Central Park are using metal-detecting wands following the Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris. “This is out of an abundance of caution to protect the public during the busy holiday season in light of recent events happening around the world,” said a rep from the Trump Organization, which operates...
  • How Alan Gross survived Cuban imprisonment November 30, 2015
    US contractor Alan Gross, held by Cuba as a spy for five years, said he was threatened with torture and execution during his imprisonment. “They threatened to hang me. They threatened to pull out my fingernails. They said I’d never see the light of day,” Gross told “60 Minutes” Sunday, 11 months after his release....
  • Net gets emotional talking about boyhood hero Kobe Bryant November 30, 2015
    Wayne Ellington — who was Kobe Bryant’s teammate last year in Los Angeles — said when the Lakers were in town Nov. 6 the Black Mamba told him this would be his final season. Still, he seemed surprised when told Bryant had made it official Sunday, and said he had learned a lot from Bryant....
  • Lawsuit over dismissed murder conviction tossed November 30, 2015
    An appeals court has tossed out a Brooklyn man’s lawsuit against the city and police over the 20 years he spent behind bars for a murder rap that was later dismissed. Floyd Batten had been convicted and sentenced to 20 years to life for the 1983 slaying of Brooklyn furniture-store owner Igor Khu­torsky. But he...
  • Bruins coach doubles-down on Lundqvist jab in return shots at Rangers November 30, 2015
    So the volleys sent the Bruins’ way on Saturday by Blueshirts’ coach Alain Vigneault and Henrik Lundqvist were returned — but not spiked — on Sunday by coach Claude Julien and miscreant winger Brad Marchand after the B’s practiced at their Garden. Vigneault had said, “Probably Claude is getting a little older and needs to...
  • Cops use giant net to pull man on window ledge to safety November 30, 2015
    Cops made the catch of the day on Sunday, hauling in a suicidal man by casting a giant safety net over him as he clung to a fifth-floor window ledge in Brooklyn, police and witnesses said. The distraught man spent hours ranting in Russian and English and shimmying back and forth on a narrow ledge...
  • ‘Cake porn’ priest defrocked amid kinky affair November 30, 2015
    The kinky Washington Heights priest who was caught on video engaging in a “cake-crushing’’ fetish with a married church- school administrator has been defrocked, The Post has learned. The Rev. George Passias, 67, was relieved of his priestly duties at St. Spyridon Church after a unanimous vote on Nov. 28 by the Greek Orthodox Holy...
  • Jets sound pumped as Giants showdown finally on tap November 30, 2015
    The Todd Bowles Jets won’t try to cover up the Giants’ Super Bowl logos next Sunday at MetLife Stadium. But no extra hype will be needed for this one. “They have to win, we have to win,” Bowles said after Jets 38, Dolphins 20. “That’s what the NFL makes the schedule for, to come down...
  • Are football analysts even speaking English anymore? November 30, 2015
    When I nod my head, you hit it. … Ready? The competition to butcher football is both tight and intense, TV having reached parity through parody. Sunday, both FOX’s Giants-Redskins and CBS’ Dolphins-Jets — head-to-head — were interrupted to go to the studios for must-see TV: tape of Viking Adrian Peterson scoring. On first down....

Petaluma Restaurant Review

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