• 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
  • 10 ways to make your life so much easier November 25, 2015
    What we now call “life hacks” are descendants of old wives’ tales — except they’re actually true. The Internet is lousy with supposedly useful information on everything from finding a lost contact lens to making your Netflix viewing easier. Writer David Pogue — editor in chief of Yahoo Tech, a columnist for Scientific American and...
  • ‘All My Children’ star David Canary dies at 77 November 25, 2015
    In December 1983, he joined the cast of "All My Children" as twins Adam and Stuart Chandler.
  • NYC looks pretty good from the International Space Station November 25, 2015
    The Big Apple got a Wednesday morning greeting that was out of this world. Astronaut Scott Kelly gave a shout-out to the city that never sleeps, posting a stunning photo of New York captured by the International Space Station. “Good morning to all my friends in New York and New Jersey!” he wrote on Facebook....
  • Ayatollah says America is infiltrating Iran with sex November 25, 2015
    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s top leader said Wednesday the United States is using “money and sexual attractions” to try to infiltrate the Islamic Republic and warned Iranians not to fall into the “enemy’s trap.” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Revolutionary Guard commanders that authorities should take concerns about “infiltration” seriously and political factions should not use...
  • UFC’s Jon Jones: Why I fled crash with pregnant woman November 25, 2015
    Speculation has surrounded Jon Jones since he was involved in a hit-and-run accident with a pregnant woman and stripped of his title in April, and the former light heavyweight champion has finally decided to tell his side of the story after being reinstated by the UFC in October. In an hour-long interview with MMAFighting.com, Jones...
  • Before ditching baby in Nativity scene, mom shops at the dollar store November 25, 2015
    The woman who abandoned her baby at a Queens church was caught on tape moments before she left the child in the parish’s Nativity scene. Cradling the infant in her arms, the young woman can be seen on surveillance video from a nearby 99 Cent Store walking down Jamaica Avenue as she enters the business....
  • Bulls’ Butler: Blazer I battled should pay my fine November 25, 2015
    Jimmy Butler accepts cash or check. After getting into an altercation with the Blazers’ Mason Plumlee on Tuesday night, the Bulls’ All-Star wants the Blazers power forward to pay his fine. “He cost me $2,500,” Butler said after receiving a technical foul. “I’m not happy about that. I’m going to ask him to pay me...
  • Stephanie March loses divorce court battle against Bobby Flay November 25, 2015
    "Sounds like the kind of case that should be in small claims court," the judge told Flay and March.

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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