• 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
  • 30 Independence Day fashion sales June 30, 2016
    ABC Carpet & Home 888 Broadway, at 19th St. / 1055 Bronx River Avenue, Bronx, NY Sale: Ongoing. Mon.-Wed. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. / Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. / Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. / Sun. 12-6 p.m. Up to 60 percent off rugs, furniture, lighting, tabletop, pillows, outdoor, and bed & bath, in-store and online.  ...
  • ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ is not my kind of movie June 30, 2016
    A tightly controlled British spy thriller with more brains than heart, “Our Kind of Traitor” is a dismal, low-energy affair. On vacation in Marrakech, a London professor (Ewan McGregor) having difficulties with his wife (Naomie Harris) strikes up a friendship with a gregarious, vaguely seedy Russian (Stellan Skarsgård) who asks for their help in delivering...
  • Man decapitated acquaintance he suspected of rape June 30, 2016
    MINNEAPOLIS — A northern Minnesota man faces a murder charge for allegedly beating and decapitating a man he believed raped his girlfriend. According to a criminal complaint, Joseph Christen Thoresen beat David Haiman with a baseball bat, stabbed him, then used a machete to decapitate him as Haiman was groaning on the ground. Thoresen then...
  • The Ku Klux Klan is slowly rising again June 30, 2016
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous attacks against blacks. Many assumed...
  • ISIS leaders helped plan Istanbul airport bombings June 30, 2016
    ISIS leaders helped plan the terror attack that killed 43 people at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport, according to a report. The three terrorists who carried out the attack arrived in Turkey about a month ago from the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, a senior Turkish government source told CNN. The men are from Russia, Uzbekistan and...
  • ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ withers on the vine June 30, 2016
    Alexander Skarsgard drained a lot of victims dry as a sexy vampire on HBO, but none of them were as bloodless as “The Legend of Tarzan.” The latest spin on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ story of the man raised by apes is a plodding, incoherent mess starring Skarsgard and his abs, which look more real than...
  • Johnny Manziel gets four-game substance abuse suspension June 30, 2016
    Johnny Manziel’s NFL comeback has hit another roadblock. The troubled quarterback has been suspended the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, according to multiple reports. TMZ reported the suspension is not for using performance-enhancing drugs, meaning it’s for recreational drugs or alcohol. Manziel’s struggles with addiction have been...
  • The ugly scenes behind the blue wall of Facebook June 30, 2016
    After leaving Goldman Sachs in 2008, Antonio Garcia Martinez struck out for Silicon Valley, founding a startup and seguing to Facebook, where he worked as a product manager from 2011 to 2013. His memoir “Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley” (Harper, $29.99) dishes the dirt on what goes on behind the...
  • Jets’ Sheldon Richardson suspended 1 game for drag race June 30, 2016
    Sheldon Richardson’s suspension won’t be that big a drag. The standout Jets defensive lineman was suspended for one game — the Sept. 11 season opener against the Bengals — without pay for violating the NFL Personal Conduct Policy. The ban stems from Richardson’s arrest last year for driving 143 miles per hour and speeding away...
  • Urban cowboy gets jailed for animal cruelty June 30, 2016
    The “Outerbridge cowboy” who caused a ruckus on the city bridge earlier this week was arrested Thursday for animal cruelty, cops said. Tod “Doc” Mishler, 80, will be brought to justice for treating his horses like dirt after the ASPCA evaluated their health status and found that they had multiple injuries and were extremely malnourished....

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.

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