• 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
  • How Kyrie Irving (with help) plans to slow Stephen Curry June 1, 2016
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving missed all but 43:37 of the Finals last year. He suffered a fractured left kneecap in Game 1 and was forced to the sidelines as the Warriors won the title in six games. Irving is back. His welcome-back present is the same as his welcome to The Finals present...
  • Is this the start of Yankees phasing out A-Rod? June 1, 2016
    TORONTO — Joe Girardi didn’t start Alex Rodriguez on Monday night because the 40-year-old designated hitter played in the previous four games, plus two more during a minor league rehab stint. The manager didn’t start Rodriguez Tuesday night against Blue Jays lefty J.A. Happ because Rodriguez was hitless in 15 career at-bats versus Happ. Nor...
  • Hondo’s big score!! June 1, 2016
    Hondo struck it semi-rich on Tuesday night when he cashed with the Marlins and Dodgers (over Arrieta in Wrigley) to elevate the runaway earnings to 758 vosbergs. Wednesday night: It’s Hamels time — 20 units on the Rangers to make Bauer cower. Regarding the 420-pound gorilla in the room, some witnesses insist Harambe was trying...
  • Dustin Ackley’s year is over, which means little for Nick Swisher June 1, 2016
    TORONTO — Dustin Ackley will undergo shoulder surgery to repair a torn right labrum and is done for the season. The backup first baseman/outfielder suffered the injury diving into first base Sunday at Tampa Bay. According to manager Joe Girardi the surgery will be done Wednesday or Friday. “Labrum [surgery] is usually 12 to 14...
  • Daily Blotter June 1, 2016
    Brooklyn A 46-year-old man was shot dead on a Crown Heights street early Tuesday, police said. Cosmore Sam was shot in the chest at Schenectady Avenue and Saint John’s Place at around 1:40 a.m., cops said. Emergency responders rushed the man to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. A 19-year-old man...
  • Hansel Robles revives the red flag Mets hoped to avoid June 1, 2016
    This was the red flag, redder than the Toyota ad in dead center field, redder than the Coca-Cola sign high atop the right-field porch, redder than the dead-red room-service fastball that Hansel Robles served up to Tyler Saladino in the top of the eighth inning Tuesday night. Bright red. Neon red. Fire-truck red. “Lately,” Robles...
  • Crown Building begins shift to luxe shopping destination June 1, 2016
    Jeff Sutton of Wharton Properties and Sandeep Mathrani’s GGP have just bought ICM Partners out of its sublease at the Crown Building. ICM has been occupying 52,292 square feet on the third and fourth floors of the office building in a sublease from Playboy Enterprises. As ICM’s sublease went to the last day of 2019,...
  • Gun found in car driven by Troy Ave matches bullets from TI concert shooting June 1, 2016
    The gun Troy Ave allegedly fired last week during a deadly shooting at Irving Plaza was found inside a car he took to the hospital — and it matches the bullet that killed his friend, sources said. Three guns were found stashed away inside a compartment in the car — including the one used to...
  • Why Steven Matz’s ‘rushing’ may have been his downfall June 1, 2016
    Just as Steven Matz was set to surpass “The Franchise,” the southpaw finally resembled a rookie. Having thrown 19 straight scoreless innings, Matz dissected and decimated the White Sox offense through five innings while the Mets took a four-run lead, but the lefty was soon smacked around. He saw his streak of seven straight starts...
  • New use-of-force guidelines come with their own danger June 1, 2016
    The NYPD’s new use-of-force guidelines can be read by cops only one way: avoid, avoid, avoid — or you will be exposed, exposed, exposed. The guidelines, 16 pages of veiled threats from the top brass, suggest dire potential outcomes for cops, and not just if they engage in wrongdoing. Instead, the hammer could come down...

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