• 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
  • Draymond Green catches huge break after crotch kick May 23, 2016
    Draymond Green has been fined $25,000 but not suspended by the NBA for kicking Oklahoma City’s Steven Adams in the groin. The league also upgraded the foul to a flagrant 2, which would have resulted in an automatic ejection had officials given it that ruling when it happened. But Green will be on the floor...
  • Why the Federal Reserve has to raise interest rates May 23, 2016
    To raise or not to raise, that’s the dilemma that the Federal Reserve thrust upon the financial markets last week. Maybe you are more into omelets than Hamlets, so let me put it another way. When it came to rate hikes, Wall Street had all its eggs in one basket: that the earliest possible rate...
  • Clinton rejects Fox News debate invitation May 23, 2016
    WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has declined an invitation from Fox News to participate in a debate with rival Bernie Sanders in California before that state’s June 7 primary. Clinton and Sanders are competing aggressively in California as primaries wrap up. But Clinton is close to getting the delegates she needs to seal...
  • Facebook sorry for banning plus-size women group’s ad May 23, 2016
    First they came for the conservatives — then they went after the plus-sized models. Facebook on Monday reversed its decision to ban an ad showing a size 26 woman wearing a bikini, initially claiming the image was a violation of its health and safety standards. The social media site apologized Monday for banning the snap...
  • Starbucks barista mixes up Helen Hunt and Jodie Foster May 23, 2016
    A barista wrote "Jody" on her cup.
  • Wife killer Drew Peterson offered inmate $10K to kill prosecutor May 23, 2016
    CHESTER, Ill. — Former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson offered a fellow inmate $10,000 to kill the state’s attorney who prosecuted him for his third wife’s death, a southern Illinois prosecutor said Monday at the start of Peterson’s murder-for-hire trial. The former Bolingbrook police sergeant was motivated by “anger, hatred, revenge” against Will County...
  • Live in a $100 million house from a Hitchcock movie May 23, 2016
    Dedicated fans of filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock have a unique chance to live in a home made famous in one of his classic films. And no, not the boarded-up shack from “The Birds.” For the first time in 56 years, the grand Château de la Croix des Gardes in Cannes, France, featured in “To Catch a...
  • DRC’s absence works out just splendidly for Eli Apple May 23, 2016
    No, he was not targeting the first-rounder, was not targeting Eli Apple right off the bat Monday in the very first Organized Team Activity practice of the spring. But it sort of looked that way as Eli Manning’s first few passes in the team period were thrown in Apple’s direction. “I guess they were trying...
  • Siri just leveled up in helpfulness May 23, 2016
    Apple’s virtual personal assistant Siri started a revolution. Shortly after the feature was released, every other big consumer tech company jumped on the bandwagon and started work on voice-controlled digital assistants of their own. But as we’ve seen in the past in certain areas like mobile display quality, Apple doesn’t always hold onto the lead when...

Jennifer Lopez New York 2010 New Years Eve

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

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