• 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
  • Being fat helped me find happiness May 2, 2016
    This isn’t the usual girl-power tale featuring a woman who loses half her body weight, locates her abs, then finds true love, self-acceptance and fabulous clothes as a brand-new hottie. Crystal Andrus Morissette took the opposite route. The former fitness model and homeless teen learned early to trade her banging body for food and shelter....
  • Hondo’s Tex. message May 2, 2016
    The Chisox lumped up Ubaldo and the Birds on Hondo’s behalf Sunday, which increased his earnings to a crisp 444 houghs — or, in the words of Moses Malone: “Fo,’ fo,’ fo.’ Monday night: Mr. Aitch was going to take R.A. Dickey initially but had second thoughts and decided on A.J. Griffin — 20 units...
  • Investigation of confidant could be a career-killer for Cuomo May 2, 2016
    It’s a “devastating turning point” and possibly the “beginning of the end” of Gov. Cuomo’s 30-plus-year political career. That’s the profound impact of US Attorney Preet Bharara’s corruption probe of Cuomo’s longtime friend and top aide Joe Percoco — who was tighter with the governor than even members of his own family, top state Democrats...
  • Daily Blotter May 2, 2016
    Brooklyn A thug punched a senior citizen repeatedly after the victim got out of his car in Brownsville, according to police on Sunday. The 67-year-old man was exiting his vehicle when the attacker began punching him in the head and pushed him to the ground at 1:20 a.m. on April 23. The thug was a...
  • Journalists’ beef ends in clumsy scuffle at Correspondents’ Dinner after-party May 2, 2016
    “The two flailed around a bit, upending a table and bumping into several people,” the Washington Post reported.
  • Yankees’ epidemic spreads to Betances for agonizing sweep May 2, 2016
    BOSTON — Maybe there is no bottom to this Yankees’ season. After averaging a little more than two runs a game in their previous 17 tilts the Yankees smacked Red Sox ace David Price on Sunday night at Fenway Park. Twice the visitors — powered by four RBIs from Alex Rodriguez — copped two-run leads...
  • Jeremy Scott’s legal team likens graffiti artist to murderer May 2, 2016
    A lawsuit over the Moschino dress that Katy Perry wore to last year’s Met Gala has taken a sinister turn — with the lawyers for the label’s creative director and designer Jeremy Scott comparing the plaintiff to the Black Dahlia killer.
  • Knicks still pondering David Blatt — but not as Rambis deputy May 2, 2016
    Two and half weeks after Phil Jackson began his narrow coaching search, former Cavaliers coach David Blatt “still is in the mix” for the Knicks head job, according to an NBA source. Blatt interviewed last Monday with Jackson and general manager Steve Mills. The Post has reported only the head-coaching job was discussed. A source...
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ answers its Jon Snow question May 2, 2016
    Warning: This article contains spoilers from “Game of Thrones” Season 6, Episode 2 “Game of Thrones’ ” fans wishes came true –maybe too soon–when Jon Snow (Kit Harington) was resurrected from the dead after a ritual performed by Melisandre (Carice von Houten) in Sunday’s episode of the HBO drama. While some show scholars believed this...
  • Terry Collins will look to his righty brigade for weary Mets May 2, 2016
    The Mets haven’t had many at-bats against left-handed starters this season, but also haven’t made the most of their opportunities. After being shut out by Madison Bumgarner in his six innings of work in Sunday’s 6-1 loss at Citi Field, the Mets have now been held without a run in 18 of the 19 innings...

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