• 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
  • Cop injured in Bronx shooting still recovering in hospital February 7, 2016
    One of two Bronx cops shot by an ex-con Thursday night is doing “fine” and her loved ones are anxious to get her home from the hospital, a relative told The Post on Saturday. Officer Diara Cruz, 24, was in serious but stable condition at Lincoln Hospital. She was one of two cops shot and...
  • Former Yale admissions officer reveals secrets of who gets in February 7, 2016
    In his new book, “The Battle for Room 314,” Ed Boland chronicles his year as a teacher in a low-income New York City school. It was the polar opposite of his previous experience — assistant director of admissions for Yale University. As the class of 2016 eagerly awaits letters from colleges, Boland reveals what really...
  • FBI grills former Giant as part of ‘drug and gambling ring’ probe February 7, 2016
    As more than a billion fans watch Sunday’s Super Bowl, the FBI is eyeing current and former NFL stars off the field — looking for any links to an international drug and gambling ring. Accused ringleader Owen Hanson, a former tight end at USC who played for then-coach Pete Carroll and won a national championship...
  • Amy Schumer was voted class clown in high school (obviously) February 7, 2016
    It will come as no surprise to fans of Amy Schumer that she was voted “Class Comedian” — as revealed by this yearbook photo from South Side HS in Rockville Centre, LI. But classmate Stephen “Cannoli” Cannone, who shared that honor, says she was voted something else too: “Teacher’s Worst Nightmare.” That doesn’t show up...
  • Public school pushes students to buy books from its own store February 7, 2016
    A Queens high school sells students books they are required to read — and runs a book store that charges up to $13 for “To Kill a Mockingbird” and $15 for an illustrated tome on Greek myths, The Post has learned. The practice goes against city and state rules. Unlike most public schools, Maspeth HS...
  • Were geniuses like Andy Warhol & Albert Einstein mentally ill? February 7, 2016
    There’s a fine line, it is said, between genius and insanity. But do the two always go hand in hand? In her new book, “Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder,” Claudia Kalb examines 12 historic figures through the lens of today’s knowledge of mental illnesses. While Warhol was considered eccentric in his time, for instance, a...
  • Don’t downplay the dangers of social media to kids February 7, 2016
    “Her favorite color was blue. Nicole was a very lovable person. Nicole touched many people throughout her short life.” That was the mother of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell speaking through sobs to reporters at a press conference about the kidnaping and murder of her daughter last week. The alleged perpetrator, David Eisenhauer, a freshman at Virginia...
  • Obama caves on Syria, does nothing to help innocent civilians February 7, 2016
    Just weeks after Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about a “new initiative” on Syria, details are emerging about what that really means: Handing over the Middle East to the United States’ adversaries. From the beginning of last week’s Geneva meetings, it was clear that the Tehran-Moscow tandem controlled the agenda, with the clear objective...
  • How Donald Trump helped save New York City February 7, 2016
    Long before Donald Trump stamped his name in gold on buildings around the world, posted snarky midnight tweets and joined the race for the White House, he was New York’s most important and bravest real-estate developer. Whatever you think about his political views or crazy campaign, Trump doesn’t get enough credit for being a transformative...
  • Science proves it: Quarterbacks aren’t the hottest guys on the team February 7, 2016
    As you watch Cam Newton face off against Peyton Manning later today, you might be thinking about their respective passing games, the strength of their offensive lines or whether hearing Coldplay during halftime will drain their will to play — or live. Sports Illustrated journalist L. Jon Wertheim will have at least one other consideration...

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