• 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
  • Turkey seizes schools, charities in post-coup crackdown July 23, 2016
    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan tightened his grip on his country Saturday in the wake of the failed military coup — seizing more than 2,250 social, educational and health-care institutions he claims pose a threat to national security. Authorities also detained a nephew of Fethullah Gulen, the Pennsylvania-based Muslim cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating the...
  • Diamondbacks didn’t learn from last year’s biggest bust July 23, 2016
    For the second straight season, baseball’s most surprisingly aggressive offseason team has turned into the game’s most disappointing club. If you liked the 2015 Padres, you will love the 2016 Diamondbacks. “We all hold ourselves responsible. Like me,” Tony La Russa, the Diamondbacks’ chief baseball officer, said this past week at a golf event for...
  • Why no-makeup selfies are not brave July 23, 2016
    Autumn Whitefield-Madrano spent more than a decade writing about beauty for women’s magazines, interviewing hundreds of women about their relationships with their looks. Now she’s spilling everything she knows in her new book, “Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women’s Lives” (Simon & Schuster, out now). Here, she tells The Post’s Molly Shea four...
  • Le’Veon Bell’s apparent drug-test solution didn’t work out well July 23, 2016
    Le’Veon Bell is reportedly facing a four-game suspension for missing a required drug test, and while the Pittsburgh Steelers running back denied missing any drug tests last month, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports that Bell’s potential suspension is the result of “several” missed drug tests. Bell, who is already in the NFL’s substance-abuse program, was...
  • The parents who didn’t sue Disney taught America a powerful lesson July 23, 2016
    Remember the Serenity Prayer? “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.” Maybe we should put it up not just in homes and churches, but over the doors of our courthouses. Because Americans seem to not know the...
  • Jon Jones’ family looks worse and worse every day July 23, 2016
    For your health and others’, don’t keep up with the Joneses. Brothers Jon Jones, Arthur Jones and Chandler Jones have had a miserable 2016, mixing in suspensions with arrests, becoming more known for getting hit with bans than hitting others. Arthur’s offense is the most recent, but only just barely. The Colts defensive lineman was suspended...
  • Clinton and Kaine debut as Democratic ticket in Florida July 23, 2016
    MIAMI — Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as “a progressive who likes to get things done,” joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week’s Democratic National Convention. Clinton said Kaine cares more about making a difference than making headlines, and is “everything that Donald...
  • Floods kill at least 154 across China, leave scores missing July 23, 2016
    BEIJING — Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood. The rains, which began on Monday, have flooded streams, triggered landslides...
  • Why men are coming to blows over this Victoria’s Secret model July 23, 2016
    Sometimes, it seems Shanina Shaik’s life is straight out of “Zoolander.” Take the over-the-top scene two months ago when male model Tyson Beckford hopped on his Ducati and chased celebrity spinner DJ Ruckus from the Meatpacking District nightclub Up&Down, starting a heated on-the-street confrontation — all over Shaik. The Victoria’s Secret model, 25, had dated...
  • Football player rescues unconscious woman from bar ‘rapist’ July 23, 2016
    The biggest block of Cristian Garcia’s life came in the early hours of Thursday morning. The University of Florida linebacker stepped in to stop a rape that was happening behind the Gainesville restaurant at which he was working security, according to police reports. The junior walk-on told GatorSports.com that he was taking out the trash at 101 Cantina...

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