• 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
  • Anne Hathaway is pregnant November 27, 2015
    Anne Hathaway has a bun in the oven. The Oscar winner and husband Adam Shulman are expecting their first child together, according to E! News. “Anne is in her second trimester and feeling great,” a source told E!. The site also shared a photo of Hathaway’s reported baby bump. Hathaway, 33, and Shulman, a 34-year-old jewelry...
  • Applying to college when you’re the president’s kid November 27, 2015
    WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama’s message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple. Do your research. Visit college campuses. Sit in on classes. Talk to professors, graduates and students. In the end, picking a college “is a very individual decision.” The first lady could just as well have been talking to her...
  • Recluse lived with his dead 94-year-old father for four months November 27, 2015
    A reclusive British man lived out a weird “Weekend at Bernie’s” experience, shacking up with his dead 94-year-old dad for four months, officials said. No one knew about the body until a neighbor peeked inside to see Timothy Brown, 59, watching TV– next to a skeleton, the Daily Mirror reported. “As I looked at the...
  • Why does this freak keep burning down construction sites? November 27, 2015
    Police on Friday released surveillance video of the suspected serial arsonist wanted for torching at least four Queens construction sites this month. The footage shows the hoodie-clad pyromaniac walking through the shell of a home on 67th Drive near 110th Street, where the most recent fire erupted around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday. The blaze was the...
  • The trans women who could change Oscars history November 27, 2015
    This summer, a little movie called “Tangerine” came out. It was a scrappy, low-budget comedy shot on an iPhone 5s. Its plot concerned two sex workers in West Hollywood trying to track down a pimp and his mistress. You probably missed it. But “Tangerine” was actually great. It scored a whopping 96 percent on Rotten...
  • The $5 computer that could change the world November 27, 2015
    The world collectively dropped its jaw when the Raspberry Pi was first unveiled. A $35 computer that could be used to power just about anything? Yes, please. Then the even more capable Raspberry Pi 2 came along and earlier models dropped to as low as $20, which is staggering considering the doors that could still...
  • Mars rover spots ‘giant rat’ on the Red Planet November 27, 2015
    Our moon might not be the only thing in outer space made of cheese. Images taken by NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover show that the Red Planet appears to have a mouse problem. The image looks like a “possible gigantic mouse or other rodent on Mars in Gale Crater sitting on a ridge plain as day,”...
  • Cindy Crawford winds down from Thanksgiving in a bikini November 27, 2015
    While the rest of the US is recovering from turkey overload, Crawford's rocking a bikini.

Random Photos Part Three

Crazy Days and Nights: Random Photos Part Three.

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