• 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
  • Gwyneth gets beauty advice from her 12-year-old daughter August 25, 2016
    The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Especially when it’s young Apple Martin, who at age 12 is more makeup-obsessed than her glamorous mother, actress and entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow. Not only is the tween on top of the latest trends, she even makes product suggestions to her mom, who’s creative director for makeup at...
  • People are carrying a $9,000 boom box August 25, 2016
    Want to live La Dolce Vita? Hit a high note with the season’s most tongue-in-chic throwback: Dolce & Gabbana’s stereo bag, complete with built-in speakers and cord so you can hook it up to your phone du jour (we prefer ours covered with a glittery, kitschy cassette case) and rock out to your favorite jams....
  • ‘Scarface’ producer ups price of Park Avenue pad August 25, 2016
    Legendary producer Martin Bregman — of “Scarface,” “Carlito’s Way,” “Serpico” and “Dog Day Afternoon” fame — has just increased the price of his apartment at 417 Park Ave. by almost 30 percent. On the market for 211 days, it is now asking $9.99 million — up from its last price of $7.9 million. It’s a...
  • Company that price gouged EpiPen is Clinton Foundation donor August 25, 2016
    The pharmaceutical company under fire for increasing the cost of its life-saving EpiPen has been criticized by Hillary Clinton — despite the fact that the manufacturer donated to the Clinton Foundation. Records available on the website of the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation reveal Mylan, the company that manufactures the EpiPen, has donated up...
  • Clinton says ‘there’s smoke, but no fire’ at foundation August 25, 2016
    Hillary Clinton admitted “there’s a lot of smoke” when it comes to the Clinton Foundation, but the Democratic presidential candidate insisted “there’s no fire.” The comments were Clinton’s first response to the bombshell Associated Press report that found 85 of the 154 nongovernment fat cats who got access to the then-secretary of state donated to...
  • Early 1900s paintings reveal strange predictions about the future August 25, 2016
    People have been trying, and failing, to predict the future since the beginning of time. This collection of artwork from the early 1900s shows what people back then thought the year 2000 was going to be like, and it’s truly some of the strangest predictions ever. (Hint: Tons of them are under the ocean.)
  • This island is New York City’s best-kept secret August 25, 2016
    The Bronx’s best-kept secret isn’t lion cubs at the zoo, rare blossoms at the botanical garden or Italian restaurants on Arthur Avenue. It’s a neighborhood called City Island that takes up less than half a square mile in the borough’s northeastern corner. New Yorkers are flocking to the nautical nabe, known primarily for its seafood...
  • Hospitals won’t bill victims of Orlando nightclub terror attack August 25, 2016
    Two central Florida hospitals will not charge survivors of the Pulse nightclub terror attack for out-of-pocket medical expenses, officials said Wednesday. The Orlando Sentinel reported that the Orlando Health and Florida Hospital will write off more than $5 million in health care. “The pulse shooting was a horrendous tragedy for the victims, their families and...
  • Daily Blotter August 25, 2016
    Manhattan Police are looking for a teen suspect who allegedly slashed and stabbed a man in a Harlem subway station. The suspect and the 42-year-old victim argued just before 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 125th Street station of the 2 and 3 lines, cops said. The teen then stabbed the victim on the left hand...
  • We have the same ex-husband — and now we’re BFFs August 25, 2016
    The bubble bath was ready. A glass of wine poured. And Holiday Miller was miserable. “It was the first weekend where my soon-to-be ex had custody of the kids, and I just didn’t know what to do,” says the Atlanta-based mom of two of that weekend. “The house was so quiet and lonely, and I...

Random Photos Part Three

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