• A Half-Marathon in Brooklyn July 31, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: From the long early journey to the abrupt end around the bend, a road race becomes a metaphor of life to a participant.
    By Shan Jayakumar
  • New York Today: Call Us Ishmael July 31, 2015
    Friday and the weekend: Herman Melville's birthday, more heat, and a blue moon.
    By Noah Remnick
  • Bad Day for Dry Cleaning July 31, 2015
    A man tried to protect his clothes as he crossed 26th Street at Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Thursday. Forecasters say Friday will be sunny, with a high in the 90s.
    By The New York Times
  • What’s Your Secret to a Long Life? Tell Us in a Video July 30, 2015
    The Times is asking readers to submit a 15-second video of a person age 85 and older answering that age-old question.
    By The New York Times
  • A Moment With Mr. Trump July 30, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A Canadian visitor who appreciated the availability of the restrooms in the Trump Tower got a chance to thank the Great Man personally.
    By Farley Helfant
  • New York Today: If You Can’t Stand the Heat July 30, 2015
    Thursday: Restaurant Week, more heat, and a holiday sweet.
    By Noah Remnick
  • An Aroma From the Past July 29, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: Riding in a crowded elevator up to an art gallery in Chelsea, a woman in her 70s recognized the familiar smell of marijuana.
    By Mickey Waring
  • New York Today: Ride the Heat Wave July 29, 2015
    Wednesday: Heat wave tips, local clips, and artsy trips.
    By Noah Remnick
  • Pajama Man on the Subway July 28, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A couple of riders carefully prevented a scruffy man, sleeping in pajamas, from falling out of the train with his suitcase.
    By Name withheld
  • New York Today: In the Wings July 28, 2015
    Tuesday: La Guardia's makeover, Bloomberg's new digs, and New York's first mass civil rights protest.
    By Noah Remnick
  • Mets’ trade-deadline lesson: Remember the fans’ elation August 1, 2015
    Sandy Alderson and the Mets ownership should remember what last week felt like, remember what it sounded like at Citi Field at the conclusion of a trade deadline that for...
  • Twitter’s ‘kids’ may need some supervision August 1, 2015
    Twitter is all about characters, but these two characters did more damage to the stock than any scathing hashtag could. Instead of Twitter’s Interim CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey and...
  • In My Library: Rita Mae Brown August 1, 2015
    Forty years before “Orange Is the New Black,” Rita Mae Brown gave us a funny, sexy coming-of-age book about a lesbian. “Rubyfruit Jungle,” re-released this year, follows a spunky Southern...
  • This week’s must-read books August 1, 2015
    Avenue of Spies A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family’s Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris by Alex Kershaw (Crown) Talk about a dangerous neighborhood. Kershaw (“The Liberator”) tells...
  • Dear John: It’s the 2 percent that bothers me August 1, 2015
    Dear John: Why do you just assume that the US economy must grow at more than 2.5 percent per year? Why must it grow at all? R.B. Dear R.B.: Oh,...
  • Biden’s associates resume discussion about presidential run August 1, 2015
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden’s associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations during his son’s illness and following his death earlier this...
  • Office managing estates of deceased sits on unclaimed $7.5M August 1, 2015
    Rest in peace? Easier said than done. The Brooklyn office that handles estates of the deceased is sitting on $7.5 million in unclaimed funds from cases that date back dozens...
  • Fourth Legionnaires’ disease victim dies in the Bronx August 1, 2015
    A fourth person with Legionnaires’ disease has died in the Bronx as investigators search for the source of an outbreak that has sickened dozens. All of the victims were older...
  • Family feud rages on at Bobbi Kristina’s funeral August 1, 2015
    Will they ever let her rest in peace? A continuing family feud threatened to turn the funeral for Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late megastar Whitney Houston and...

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