• 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
  • Roseanne Barr: Hillary has the media in her pocket July 1, 2016
    In case you wondered who finished sixth in the last presidential election, rest easy: It was Roseanne Barr. Running on the Peace and Freedom Party ticket — Barr’s first choice, the Green Party, went with Jill Stein — the creator of the 1988-97 sitcom “Roseanne” drummed up more than 61,000 votes. Her impassioned, if loopy,...
  • Boy in critical condition after nearly drowning on cruise ship July 1, 2016
    A young boy was in critical condition Thursday night after nearly drowning in a pool aboard a cruise ship in New York Harbor. The 8-year-old was aboard the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas when the incident occurred. Medical crews on the ship performed CPR, a Coast Guard spokesman said. The NYPD’s Aviation Unit airlifted...
  • These adorable Olympic jackets could help prevent Zika July 1, 2016
    Nike is hoping to make up for this week’s Wimbledon embarrassment with bold new outfits for the American Olympic team. The sportswear company caught flak earlier this week for dressing the tournament’s female tennis stars in too-short babydoll dresses that billowed with movement, infuriating distracted athletes. But Nike may have hit upon a winning formula....
  • Gay Talese says his book’s credibility is ‘down the toilet’ July 1, 2016
    WASHINGTON — Veteran journalist and author Gay Talese says he won’t promote his forthcoming book, “The Voyeur’s Motel,” after questions were raised about the credibility of its main source. Talese told The Washington Post he should not have believed Gerald Foos, the subject of the book, who allegedly spied on guests at his Colorado hotel...
  • Mets GM: Help will have to come from within organization July 1, 2016
    Help for the struggling Mets will have to come from within — from injured players getting healthy to improvements made by currently scuffling starters or possibly even a promotion or two. For those looking for the Mets to make a big splash between now and the Aug. 1 trade deadline, general manager Sandy Alderson didn’t...
  • GM looking for right deal to boost Isles, complement John Tavares July 1, 2016
    This is the biggest offseason for Garth Snow since he took over as Islanders general manager in 2006. The franchise might have changed when they drafted John Tavares with the No. 1-overall pick in 2009, but that was a no-brainer. Now, as the Islanders transition into new ownership and settle into their second year in...
  • Peter Gotti’s grandkid busted for drugs July 1, 2016
    The grandson of mobster Peter Gotti was busted Thursday night for possessing painkillers and steroids after he was pulled over in Queens, sources said. John Gotti, 23, was in a car with Shaine Hack, 36, when they were pulled over for having tinted windows, according to law-enforcement sources. Officers found the drugs in the car...
  • Brandon Nimmo’s big night etches his name in Mets lore July 1, 2016
    You still don’t bet on Brandon Nimmo being part of the Mets’ core. After Thursday night at Citi Field, though? For now, he’s part of the lore. What a long-awaited introduction to the home crowd. What a way to end a losing streak, to notch a desperately needed win against baseball’s best team and to...
  • Feds want more time to probe emails of Hillary’s ex-aides July 1, 2016
    The State Department has asked a federal judge to extend the deadline for turning over emails of four ex-Hillary Clinton aides until October 2018. Justice Department lawyers told federal Judge Rudolph Contreras that the State Department won’t be able to meet a July 21 deadline he set in a lawsuit brought by Citizens United, the...
  • Woman killed after speeding Porsche sparks hit-and-run crash July 1, 2016
    A 21-year-old woman was killed and three people were injured when a speeding Porsche sparked a chain-reaction accident in Queens Thursday evening. The Porsche was heading west on the Horace Harding Expressway in Elmhurst at about 6:30 p.m, when the driver lost control, cops said. The vehicle then jumped onto the sidewalk, striking a 21-year-old...


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