• 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
  • Leah Remini shooting series about leaving Scientology June 28, 2016
    After 30 years of practice, the "King of Queens" star left the church in 2013.
  • Jets can unleash potential in this under-the-radar free agent June 28, 2016
    As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate...
  • Airbnb blasted for illegal rentals in NYC June 28, 2016
    More than half the Airbnb rentals in New York City last year were illegal, according to a report released Monday by two housing-advocacy groups. The report, commissioned by MFY Legal Service and Housing Conservation Coordinators, found that 28,765 of the short-term rental site’s 51,397 city listings for 2015 — or 56 percent — illegally offered...
  • Mark Zuckerberg is building a wall — and his neighbors are pissed June 28, 2016
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t getting any love — let alone like — from his Hawaiian neighbors, who are enraged about a wall he’s building around his $100 million oceanfront sanctuary. The 32-year-old billionaire recently began construction on a 6-foot-high barrier around his 700-acre retreat on Kauai’s North Shore, sparking fury from locals who say...
  • New clothing services let you fill your cart with no commitment June 28, 2016
    Fashionistas, beware: Impulse shopping just got that much easier. A small but growing number of online clothing sellers are dangling try-before-you-buy services in front of consumers that cut down on the upfront commitment. Retailers are discovering that customers will purchase more duds if they can try them on at home and return items they don’t...
  • Everyone fears the worst for Delonte West June 28, 2016
    Delonte West was photographed Sunday wearing ragtag attire and carrying a cardboard sign on the side of the road in Prince George’s County, Md., but the mentally ill NBA cautionary figure says it’s not what it looked like to concerned commenters on social media. “I was helping a homeless man in my neighborhood that’s paralyzed from...
  • The world’s largest mosquito factory and its fight against Zika June 28, 2016
    Considered the world's largest mosquito factory, the Sun Yat-Sen University-Michigan University Joint Center of Vector Control for Tropical Disease raises millions of male mosquitos for research that could prove key to the race to prevent the spread of Zika virus.   The lab's mosquitos are infected with a strain of Wolbachia pipientis, a common bacterium...
  • Vanessa Hudgens’ latest fashion statement angers many June 28, 2016
    On Monday, the actress posed for a photo with a dreamcatcher in her hair.
  • Skip Bayless replacement plan has Michelle Beadle ‘pissed off’ June 28, 2016
    ESPN appears to have decided on Skip Bayless’ replacement, and not everyone at the network sounds thrilled. Colin Cowherd, who went from ESPN to Fox Sports, reported on Periscope on Tuesday that Max Kellerman is close to agreeing to a deal to co-host “First Take” with Stephen A. Smith. Kellerman currently hosts “SportsNation” alongside Michelle...

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