• 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
  • Why Millennials are stuck in their parents’ basement May 25, 2016
    It’s official: Millennials really are the Mom’s Basement generation. A new Pew analysis shows that adults 18-34 are now more likely to be living with their folks than in their own home with a spouse or partner. That hasn’t been the case in 130 years — and it’s cause for concern. True, the share of...
  • The IRS boss is just begging to be impeached May 25, 2016
    Four years after the IRS hobbled conservative groups by targeting them for extra scrutiny, the agency’s still playing politics. No wonder Congress is looking to impeach its boss, John Koskinen. At a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, Republican lawmakers gave specific reasons for their move: his lies under oath, his flouting of a congressional subpoena...
  • De Blasio should blame himself for the sorry mess he’s in May 25, 2016
    Facing seven (yep, seven) pay-to-play probes, Mayor de Blasio can’t find a whole lot of love these days. Not from his erstwhile allies on the City Council — and especially not from everyday New Yorkers. A devastating Quinnipiac poll Tuesday showed city voters give his performance a big thumbs-down, 52-41 percent. That’s a stunning 20-point...
  • Celebs showing their boobs isn’t sexy — it’s ridiculous May 25, 2016
    From runways to red carpets to Instagram and Snapchat, celebrity overexposure is inescapable. We’re drowning in underboob. Bombarded with sideboob. Nip slips. Crotch slips. Bare-bottom flashes. All of the above, all at once. The problem, my fellow Americans, is not that we live in an age of wardrobe malfunctions. We live in an age of...
  • Taxpayer-funded campaigns have been a disaster in New York May 25, 2016
    The feds and city prosecutors are circling Mayor de Blasio like a forlorn Roman emperor. His downfall may come via shady businessmen and slush nonprofits. But its roots lie in the city’s taxpayer-funded campaign system, which stifles politics and encourages graft. De Blasio knows the system well. In 2010, the Brennan Center for Justice interviewed...
  • The Ferguson Effect is fueling a growing crime wave May 25, 2016
    FBI Director James Comey has again drawn the wrath of the White House for calling attention to the rising violence in urban areas. Homicides increased 9 percent in the largest 63 cities in the first quarter of 2016; nonfatal shootings were up 21 percent, according to a Major Cities Chiefs Association survey. Those increases come...
  • Team Obama’s plans to fight Zika are going to make it worse May 25, 2016
    Federal officials are warning that mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus will start biting and infecting US residents in the next month. Key trouble spots are southern Florida, Louisiana, Texas and southern California, but the risk could extend farther north. The virus inflicts horrific brain damage on unborn children as well as neurological disorders in adults....
  • Scavenging Nets will look at colossal NBA Draft bust May 24, 2016
    Anthony Bennett was one of the biggest busts in NBA history. The 23-year-old also arguably is the highest-upside free agent the Nets invited to this week’s mini-camp. The top pick in the 2013 NBA Draft —who failed with Cleveland, Minnesota and most recently Toronto — is expected to be among the group of veterans working...
  • Bartolo Colon counters heckler: I have more than just 2 families May 24, 2016
    Bartolo Colon, who turned 43 on Tuesday, had an interesting exchange with a fan the previous night, according to a witness. The fan was heckling Colon, who pitched seven innings of one-run ball in Monday’s 7-1 win, about having two families. The Post reported last week he has children with two different women and is...
  • The day in photos: May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016
    Lightning lights up Berlin, President Obama takes a bow in Vietnam and more.

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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