• 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
  • Nets get a surprise visit from a Brooklyn-born legend September 28, 2016
    Chris Mullin was a surprise attendee at Kenny Atkinson’s first day of training camp as Nets coach, representing his home borough and supporting his longtime buddy. “I’m good friends with Kenny. We go way back. Just here to support him and support Brooklyn,’’ said Mullin, who estimated he has known Atkinson since “the early ’90s....
  • Ex-CEO Greenberg defends reputation during AIG trial September 28, 2016
    In a packed Manhattan courtroom on Tuesday, Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, a veteran of World War II and 36 years as chief executive of insurance giant AIG, faced one final mission: rescuing his reputation. Greenberg, 91, took the witness stand to personally turn aside allegations from the state that he engineered two sham insurance transactions between...
  • Firms are passing up chance to buy 650 Walgreens amid merger September 28, 2016
    Private equity firms are not swallowing the remedy for a giant drug-chain merger being served up by the Obama administration, The Post has learned. Firms are passing on the chance to purchase 650 Walgreens stores that are being peddled by the Deerfield, Ill., company — a recently started sale process prompted by a Federal Trade Commission...
  • Hondo a Brave man September 28, 2016
    Hondo survived Tuesday night with the Royals, who prevailed against the extra-tough Twinkies to increase the profits to 3,601 covingtons. Wednesday night: Mr. Aitch is banking on the Braves to chase Morgan — 20 units on Foltynewicz to chill the Phils. Hillary Clinton didn’t win any points for politeness after Monday night’s debate. The least...
  • Schools head attends naming ceremony amid tensions with charter groups September 28, 2016
    Amid tensions with charter school groups, Chancellor Carmen Fariña attended the naming ceremony of a new Brooklyn charter Tuesday — on the eve of a planned rally for the independent schools in Prospect Park. Fariña spoke briefly at a new downtown campus of the Brooklyn Laboratory Charter network that was awarded a $10 million grant...
  • Startup aims to relieve a $10B headache for trucking industry September 28, 2016
    A tech startup is looking to tackle a $10 billion problem for trucking companies: fuel theft. Chicago-based Fueloyal has developed a “smart fuel cap” for 18-wheeler rigs called the iCap 1000. The 3G-networked gadget prevents thieves from siphoning diesel out of tanks — and, more importantly, prevents drivers from stealing it at the pump. “To...
  • Why Vigneault’s strategy for ‘D’ may be problematic for Rangers September 28, 2016
    There seems to be a disconnect between philosophy and roster, leaving a glaring question about what Rangers coach Alain Vigneault wants and what he has on defense. Vigneault made his point pretty clear before his team’s preseason-opening 5-2 win over the Islanders on Tuesday night at the Garden. Asked if he wanted more physicality from...
  • The media loves Hillary — and it could cost her the election September 28, 2016
    Back when I was a pup in the newspaper business, legendary reporter Peter Kihss gave me lifetime advice about covering politicians. Remember, he said, there are no such things as stupid questions, only stupid answers. Which brings us to Lester Holt and the accusations that the moderator tipped Monday’s debate in favor of Hillary Clinton....
  • AOL, Twitter have an answer to Facebook’s inflated metrics September 28, 2016
    Facebook’s admission late last week that it had overstated by up to 80 percent the amount of time consumers spent viewing its video over the past two years is triggering renewed pressure to have more third-party verification. Jimmy Maymann, AOL executive vice president, content & consumer brands, said, “Without a doubt we will see engagement...
  • Time Inc. to flex its comedy chops with Jash partnership September 28, 2016
    We’ll soon find out whether Time Inc. can do funny. The company is expected to formally announce at Advertising Week NYC on Wednesday that it has formed a strategic partnership with Jash, a comedy production company. Three-year-old Jash, which has a YouTube channel that was initially seeded by Google, features comedians Sarah Silverman, Reggie Watts,...

Victory For New York City Tenants

In a major victory for New York Citys rent stabilized tenants, New York State Supreme Court Justice Emily Jane Goodman struck down a 2008 supplemental adjustment imposed by the Rent Guidelines Board.