• 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
  • Teen with bad report card forced to live in a tent in the desert June 27, 2016
    BELEN, N.M. — A New Mexico family is drawing scrutiny for punishing their troubled teenage son by making him live in a tent in the desert. Jacob and Angela Boggus say they banished their 16-year-old son to the tent outside their Belen, New Mexico house after he brought home bad grades and kept stealing. The...
  • Supreme Court overturns conviction of ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell June 27, 2016
    WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that makes it harder to prosecute elected officials accused of bribery. The justices ruled the jury received faulty instructions about what constitutes bribery under federal law. McDonnell was convicted in 2014 of accepting more...
  • ‘Star Trek’ ship to be displayed on main floor of Smithsonian June 27, 2016
    The USS Enterprise is getting beamed up! The original “Star Trek” starship is moving from the basement of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum to the main floor Tuesday. “It’s been brought into the light because over time, its historical significance has grown,” Malcolm Collum, the museum’s conservator, told The Washington Post. Before making...
  • ‘Grandfathered’ star Josh Peck gets engaged June 27, 2016
    Peck's gal pal, Paige O'Brien, showed off her sparkler on Instagram earlier this month.
  • US stocks continue Brexit selloff, down 235 points June 27, 2016
    US stocks continued their slide Monday in the wake of last week’s Brexit vote — although in a more muted fashion. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 235 points, or 1.4 percent, to 17.1164.84 — after a 3.4 percent drop on Friday. US banks continued on Monday to take the brunt of the selloff —...
  • Taylor and Tom get serious with family beach trip June 27, 2016
    Taylor has now met Tom's family after only 4 weeks of their first known appearance together.
  • NFL may force Jets to give this backup a bigger role June 27, 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...

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.