• 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
  • Juror throws Silver trial into disarray November 24, 2015
    A juror in the corruption trial of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver threw the case into disarray Tuesday by asking to be excused after fewer than two hours of deliberations. The female juror sent a note to the judge complaining that everyone else on the panel was ganging up on her and telling her she...
  • Stars who look younger than their years November 24, 2015
    These celebs are really how old?!
  • Fatal blast on bus carrying Tunisian presidential guard November 24, 2015
    TUNIS, Tunisia — An explosion hit a bus carrying members of Tunisia’s presidential guard in the country’s capital Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, the Interior Ministry said. The blast occurred on the tree-lined avenue in the center of the capital, Tunis. The explosion came 10 days after authorities increased the security level in the...
  • Can anyone top these dancing grannies from last year’s Thanksgiving parade? November 24, 2015
    At the 2014 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, a dance team of elderly ladies absolutely stole the show. Meet the Red Hot Mamas, an eccentric and badass group of women from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, whose goal is “the enhancement of the ridiculous.”
  • Browns coach angered by Johnny Manziel’s latest drinking antics November 24, 2015
    Mike Pettine has had it with Johnny Manziel’s frat boy behavior. When pressed by reporters regarding the quarterback’s off-field partying in Austin over the weekend, which came to light courtesy of a video from TMZ, Cleveland’s head coach admitted the news was “disappointing. Very.” While the Browns brass and NFL didn’t punish Manziel following his...
  • These German shepherds and tigers are unlikely BFFs November 24, 2015
    These friends take pride in their pack. Three German shepherds have an unbreakable bond with two Siberian tigers, who all live together at Oasis of the Siberian Tiger, a protected park in Slovakia. The unlikely cat-dog relationship started shortly after Suria, now a 2-year-old tiger, was born and took a liking to the dogs at...
  • Outraged neighbors suing Tracy Anderson fitness studio November 24, 2015
    The fitness studio, backed by Gwyneth Paltrow, is making its upstairs neighbors at the luxury Tribeca building shake with rage.
  • Price-gouging drug CEO drives up tiny biotech stock by 9,000% November 24, 2015
    That Martin Shkreli makes things pop. The Turing Pharmaceuticals chief executive achieved notoriety earlier this year by jacking up the price of an anti-parasite pill by more than 5,000 percent, to $750 a pop. Now he is tied to a nearly 9,000 percent increase in the stock price of KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, a tiny biotech company...
  • Chicago on edge after cop charged with murder for shooting black teen November 24, 2015
    CHICAGO — A white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager was charged with murder Tuesday, just a day ahead of a deadline for the city to release a squad-car video of the killing. The state’s attorney’s office said in a statement that Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first degree...
  • Knicks’ other top pick has already hit the rookie wall November 24, 2015
    MIAMI — While the entire Knicks bench from the sixth to the 13th man had bad nights against the Heat in Monday’s 95-78 blowout loss, rookie backup point guard Jerian Grant’s lousy play may be the most alarming, continuing a recent trend. Teams are still trying to figure out rookie Kristaps Porzingis, but may have...

Jennifer Lopez New York 2010 New Years Eve

Jennifer Lopez performs on New Years Eve from Times Square, NYC

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