• 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
  • Cindy Sherman calls BS on selfie-obsessed Insta-twits February 10, 2016
    Famed photographer Cindy Sherman gives narcissistic street-style stars a taste of their own medicine in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar, which hits newsstands Feb. 16. Threads has the exclusive preview (online) of the nine-page portfolio of original portraits, in which Sherman poses as selfie-obsessed fashionistas. To get into character, the photographer followed a few...
  • Jessica Alba’s husband has a sock fetish February 10, 2016
    Nothing turns Cash Warren on like his movie star-mogul wife, Jessica Alba, stealing his socks. “It’s really cute when your wife or girlfriend wears your stuff, like your shirt or boxer briefs, so that makes me stoked,” the producer tells Threads. Luckily, Warren has plenty of foot-warmers to spare, thanks to his 2-year-old sock company,...
  • Rescue caught on tape of refugee who survived deadly boat sinking February 10, 2016
    The Turkish Coast Guard has released a gripping video of a Syrian migrant being rescued after his boat sank – killing 27 people, including at least 11 children. Pelen Hussein, 20, is seen standing on the top of the capsized vessel in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Edremit as he waits for a...
  • New Hampshire primary sees record turnout February 10, 2016
    WASHINGTON — The New Hampshire primary saw a record turnout Tuesday, leaving voters dealing with long lines, traffic jams and extended voting hours. Secretary of State Bill Gardner predicted a record 550,000 ballots, representing 62 percent of the Granite State’s registered voters. The projected split was 282,000 GOP ballots and 268,000 Democratic voters. The previous...
  • Ex-priest arrested in 1960 killing of Texas teacher February 10, 2016
    Authorities in Arizona arrested a former Catholic priest Tuesday in connection with the 1960 murder of a Texas schoolteacher. John Feit, 83, was arrested by Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies outside his apartment in Scottsdale, ABC 15 reported. He faces a murder charge in connection with the death of 25-year-old Irene Garza, of McAllen, Texas. Garza,...
  • Cops ID suspect wanted for sexually assaulting, robbing woman February 10, 2016
    Police identified a suspect Tuesday evening who is wanted for sexually assaulting and robbing a woman in Manhattan on Saturday morning. Gregory Anderson is suspected of tackling a woman who was crossing 2nd Avenue at East 94th Street in Yorkville at 5 a.m., police said. He forced her to ​walk further down the street,​ where...
  • Bette Midler isn’t a helicopter mom February 10, 2016
    Bette Midler’s daughter, Sophie von Haselberg, got the call of a fashionista’s lifetime last December when Marc Jacobs’ team rang late at night to see if she’d co-star with her crooner mom in his spring ad campaign. “I was on the verge of going to bed and they called and asked if I would join...
  • Kanye West invites Twitter frenemy Fern Mallis to fashion show February 10, 2016
    Last September, Kanye West — New York Fashion Week’s patron saint of controversy — ticked off actual designers by adding his Adidas show to the schedule at the eleventh hour. He’s done it again this year, announcing a last-minute NYFW catwalk-slash-album-drop at Madison Square Garden for Feb. 11, an extravaganza (complete with concession snacks and...
  • This pair of gold-plated skis will set you back $50,000 February 10, 2016
    Skiing just got a glam makeover. Foil, the chichi company hawking gear to the likes of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Arnold Schwarzenegger, outfits its skis with 14-karat-goldplated bindings and leather poles stitched by an Hermès craftsman. “Everyone [on the slopes] nowadays looks like a neon superhero,” laments Andreas Pichler, a hunky artist who, along...
  • This is the Chinese place for people who don’t like Chinese food February 10, 2016
    If you dread Chinese New Year — when friends drag you out for scaly tongues and slug-like “sea cucumber” — Jue Lan Club is just for you. This new, clubland-inspired venue on two floors of the old Limelight disco traffics in Chinese for People Who Don’t Like Chinese. I feared it would be in the...


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