• 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
  • Your friendships won’t survive the election September 29, 2016
    In the good old days, the most annoying thing on your Facebook newsfeed was the friend who kept trying to sell Rodan + Fields skin products. That seems positively lovely now. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may have just had their first debate this week, but the rest of us have been having them every...
  • These women think having a dog, car or job is the same as having a kid September 29, 2016
    The restaurant’s candlelight played on the faces of Amy Smith’s closest friends and family members. Smiling at her husband, Smith clinked her glass. “We have an announcement to make . . . ” she said, her voice dropping. “We’re having a vasectomy!” her husband announced, laughing and kissing his wife as the child-free couple’s nearest and dearest...
  • DuJour’s Jason Binn flies into JetSmarter gig September 29, 2016
    JetSmarter, the private jet company, has tapped DuJour Media founder Jason Binn as its executive director. Binn, one of the better-known schmoozers in the media world, is in charge of client relationships and strategic partnerships for a company whose A-list celebs includes Kim Kardashian, Emily Ratajkowski, Jamie Foxx and Ashley Benson. JetSmarter is headed by...
  • City Council members stand with colleague by sitting during Pledge of Allegiance September 29, 2016
    Seven more members of the City Council refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance Wednesday, saying they were showing support for colleague Jumaane Williams, who received hate mail for sitting through the pledge two weeks earlier. Both Mayor de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito expressed support for the pledge boycott. “I absolutely respect...
  • Spotify in talks to acquire SoundCloud September 29, 2016
    Spotify is reportedly in “advanced talks” to buy rival music-streaming site SoundCloud as it looks to take itself public as soon as next year. The acquisition by the Sweden-based Spotify could bolster its standing as the world’s biggest streaming service. Earlier this month, Spotify said it had 40 million paying subscribers, up sharply from 30...
  • Judge in AIG trial tells evasive Greenberg to be ‘direct’ September 29, 2016
    A New York state judge got testy with former AIG boss Maurice “Hank” Greenberg on Wednesday after the 91-year old billionaire evaded questions about his role in planning two questionable transactions at the heart of a 11-year-old securities fraud trial. “If we don’t want this trial to last a year, we are going to have...
  • Trump, Clinton are both lying about getting you more money September 29, 2016
    I’m going to ruin your day by telling you something you probably already know: Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are lying to you. “Misleading” may be a more genteel word, but I don’t feel like pulling any punches today. Neither one is telling the truth. It’s hard to tell whether the two actually know...
  • YouTube signs music legend to put friendly face on operations September 29, 2016
    YouTube is putting an artist-friendly face on its global music operations. The Google-owned company snagged Lyor Cohen, one of the most aggressive music label guys, to break the deadlock on rights negotiations with the record companies. Cohen, the former head of Def Jam and a onetime Warner Music Group boss, in 2006 became the first...
  • Mark Teixeira’s slam keeps Yankees’ improbable dream alive September 29, 2016
    The Yankees simply refused to let their playoff fantasy die Wednesday night. Staring elimination — and a 3-0 deficit in the face — the Yankees unfathomably rallied for all their runs in the bottom of the ninth and received a walk-off grand slam from Mark Teixeira, to stun the Red Sox, 5-3. The Yankees —...
  • Rodgers-Cromartie uses tough-guy card in bid to play September 29, 2016
    The Giants’ secondary might not be as shorthanded as once feared against the Vikings. Despite suffering a groin injury on Sunday, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie said he “feels good” and believes he will be active Monday night in Minnesota. “I think I can play,” he told The Post on Wednesday. “I know me, I know my...

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