• 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
  • Angry Gooden bolts Mets game in Syndergaard solidarity May 29, 2016
    Bloodthirsty Mets fans got their wish at 7:59 p.m. in the top of the third inning Saturday night. They got a long-awaited measure of vigilante justice on Chase Utley for the infamous NLDS slide into second base that broke Ruben Tejada’s leg and Mets career as well when Noah Syndergaard fired a missile behind his...
  • Viacom might remove Dauman, board of directors — soon May 29, 2016
    This is going to be a Memorial Day weekend to remember at Viacom, as board members cling to their seats. Chief Executive Philippe Dauman and the entire board of directors are bracing for the possibility that they will be removed. Their fears may be well founded. On May 20, Redstone’s lawyers booted Dauman and George...
  • What Durant can learn from Derek Fisher about leaving OKC May 29, 2016
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Last time there was a Game 6 of the Western Conference finals hosted by this city amid the Great Plains, the Thunder hosted the Spurs two years ago. That Game 6 — won by the Spurs — marked the final game in a Thunder uniform for a scrappy, left-handed, 39-year-old point guard....
  • Bo Dietl thinks Leo should run for president May 29, 2016
    “Leo is one of the smartest, most well-versed people on all aspects of politics. He knows what he is talking about. He is not [just] Hollywood,” Dietl told us.
  • Collins goes berserk on ump after failed Chase Utley payback May 29, 2016
    Noah Syndergaard tried to get retribution on Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley. Instead, the right-hander threw behind Utley with one out in the top of the third — and still got ejected by home plate umpire Adam Hamari. An incensed Terry Collins stormed the field and argued vehemently with Hamari, clearly swearing at the umpire...
  • Designer makes comeback after losing her own brand name May 29, 2016
    Designer Cynthia Vincent may no longer own the rights to her own name, but that hasn’t stopped her from making a name for other designers. Three Dots, a 20-year-old Los Angeles-based apparel company that hired her last year as its creative director, got a boost recently when Anna Wintour ordered a small number of its...
  • Startup looks to take advantage of crowdfunding with new loophole May 29, 2016
    Josh Cook is looking to capture some organic growth through crowdfunding for his Nextdoorganics food store in Brooklyn. The Bedford-Stuyvesant-based store is aiming to raise $50,000 to $100,000 via new rules that allow startup companies not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission to crowdfund securities offerings. The new rule took effect on May 16,...
  • Michael Pineda is a full-blown disaster May 28, 2016
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Here are six very small words that should freeze the marrow on every level of the Yankees’ organization. “I feel strong. I feel good.’’ Those words were uttered by Michael Pineda after he was the biggest reason the Rays hung a 9-5 loss on the Yankees on Saturday in front of...
  • This is what it’s like to watch a CGI hologram in concert May 28, 2016
    In 2016, even holograms get encores. On Saturday afternoon at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Hatsune Miku, a Japanese animated character with a massive global following, performed at least four songs after her main set was finished. I didn’t stick around for a fifth. But over 1,000 people did. It’s worth noting that Celine Dion, who is...

Mark Malkoff Gets Carried in New York City

Comedian Mark Malkoff sets out to disprove the myth that New York is unfriendly by attempting to transport himself from the southern most end of Manhattan as far north possible only by having people…

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