• 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
  • North Korea fires submarine-launched missile August 24, 2016
    SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean ballistic missile fired from a submarine Wednesday flew about 310 miles in the longest flight by that type of weapon, Seoul officials said, a range that can place much of South Korea within its striking distance. Seoul officials condemned the launch as an “armed protest” against the start...
  • US women’s gymnastics team flips over ‘Hamilton’ August 24, 2016
    NEW YORK — How do you follow winning Olympic gold at the Rio Olympics? How about a chance to see “Hamilton” on Broadway? The Tony Award-winning smash musical on Tuesday night welcomed the U.S. women’s gymnastics team — Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez — who gave the show a...
  • This seal barely escapes certain death by jumping onto a boat August 24, 2016
    A group of whale watchers in British Columbia got more than they bargained for when a seal decided to use their boat as sanctuary. The adorable animal was being chased by a pod of killer whales, but ended up slipping away.
  • Earthquake rocks central Myanmar August 24, 2016
    YANGON, Myanmar — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, knocking glasses off tables and sending people running out of buildings in the country’s largest city. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered about 25 kilometers (15 miles) west of Chauk, an area west of the...
  • Commercial air is too ‘burdensome’ for Clinton: emails August 24, 2016
    Instead of flying between New York and Washington DC like a common traveler, Hillary Clinton wanted the Air Force to fly her — because she didn’t feel well enough to fly commercial, newly released emails show. An exchange from May 4, 2009 between Clinton and her closest aide, Huma Abedin, show the former secretary of...
  • SI man gets 22 years in prison for deliveryman slaying August 24, 2016
    A Staten Island man was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Tuesday for his role in the murder of a Chinese-food deliveryman. Otoniel Carty, 20, was given the lengthy sentence after pleading guilty to attempted murder for the 2014 robbery gone wrong, according to the Staten Island District Attorney’s Office. Carty, along with James...
  • Beware: New York’s hippest bars are going vegan August 24, 2016
    A dearly departed cat is behind a chic new vegan cocktail bar. When his pet Simon was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, restaurateur Ravi DeRossi decided to give up eating animals — and have his popular nightlife spots do the same. Last month, he opened Ladybird, an opulent vegan tapas joint, in the West Village...
  • What your doctor isn’t telling you — but should be August 24, 2016
    When Vivian Breton, 28, went for her annual exam at her primary-care doctor’s office recently, she had a whole list of questions she wanted to ask. “I was finally able to be scheduled for a checkup and was eager to go over some health concerns,” says the Gramercy Park resident. “But when I got home,...
  • Teens busted for swiping diplomatic vehicle from consulate August 24, 2016
    Two teenagers were arrested Tuesday night for stealing vodka and a diplomatic vehicle from the Indonesian Consulate on the Upper East Side, cops said. David Rivera, 18, and accomplice Tyanna Nunez, 16, were busted at a Residence Inn in The Bronx, according to police. In addition to the consulate robbery Monday, Rivera and Nunez are...
  • Uncovering the secrets of NYC’s favorite foods August 24, 2016
    Since 1930, Colonel Harland Sanders’ Kentucky Fried Chicken recipe has been a greasy, crispy, delicious mystery — but no longer. Last week, writer Jay Jones reported in the Chicago Tribune that while visiting the Harland Sanders Cafe and Museum in Corbin, Ky., for a travel story, he stumbled upon the long-sought-after recipe (below) in a...


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