• 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
  • Iranian vessels make ‘high-speed intercept’ of US warship August 25, 2016
    Four of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) vessels “harassed” a U.S. warship on Tuesday near the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official said, amid Washington’s concerns about Iran’s posture in the Gulf and in the Syrian civil war. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday that two of the...
  • Girardi plays Torreyes again — and Headley’s not happy August 25, 2016
    SEATTLE — Joe Girardi decided to keep red-hot Ronald Torreyes in the lineup Wednesday after another three-hit game on Tuesday. And Torreyes singled in the Yankees’ 5-0 win over the Mariners, but it meant that Chase Headley was on the bench again. “He’s just playing so well and swinging the bat well, it’s hard to...
  • USA soccer makes Hope Solo pay for ‘cowards’ taunt August 24, 2016
    Hope Solo is going to be Solo for awhile. U.S. Soccer announced it has suspended Solo from the U.S. Women’s National Team for six months for conduct “counter to the organization’s principles.” The suspension comes after Solo called Sweden cowards after the U.S. was eliminated from the Olympics in the quarterfinal round. “The comments by Hope...
  • Woman arrested for slashing husband after he drank her beer August 24, 2016
    A Pennsylvania woman was arrested Sunday for reportedly stabbing her husband with scissors after he drank her beer. Tracey Griffin, 45, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment for the incident in the couple’s North Union Township, Pennsylvania, home. Her 59-year-old husband, Joseph Griffin, suffered neck, chest and head wounds from...
  • NYPD wrecked my backyard chasing down cop-killer: suit August 24, 2016
    A Queens woman is suing the NYPD for destroying her backyard and pool while hunting for the thug who killed NYPD Officer Brian Moore last year. Margaret Thevenin, 55, says cops ripped apart her garage doors, sliced and drained her pool and broke a glass table as they searched for suspect Demetrius Blackwell on May 2,...
  • Tony Blair and George Soros tied to scandal in Guinea August 24, 2016
    The recent arrest of an African political fixer on charges of bribing the president of Guinea for lucrative mining rights is an embarrassment for Blair and Soros.
  • ‘Explosive’ Victor Cruz inspires hope for long-awaited return August 24, 2016
    Victor Cruz practiced for the second straight day without any limitations on Wednesday, increasing the chances he will make his long-awaited return Saturday against the Jets. Cruz, who had been out since Aug. 9 with tightness in his groin, showed no signs of a setback and again looked sharp on his routes, including a nice...
  • 80-year-old Robert Redford shows no signs of slowing down August 24, 2016
    Come fall Redford’s fifth movie with Jane Fonda begins filming in Colorado.
  • Cops arrest rape suspect who allegedly used spare key to enter victim’s home August 24, 2016
    Cops on Wednesday arrested the man who allegedly raped a woman after he used a spare key to get into her Brooklyn apartment last month. Romaric Guiebre, 20, stormed into the 29-year-old woman’s home, near the corner of DeKalb and Wilson avenues in Bushwick, on July 25 around 1:30 a.m. when he found a spare...
  • Gary Sanchez scares Mariners as legend grows in Yankees’ win August 24, 2016
    SEATTLE — The Mariners figured out how to stop giving up homers to Gary Sanchez: Just walk him. The rookie catcher was issued two intentional walks in the Yankees 5-0 win Wednesday — after he hit his ninth homer to continue the torrid start to his career. And he did just fine behind the plate,...

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