• 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

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