• 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
  • Plane crash that killed four was caused by bald eagle May 4, 2016
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A small airplane hit a bald eagle before it crashed just north of Anchorage, Alaska, last month, killing all four people on board. An investigator says it’s the nation’s first civilian plane crash to result in deaths after an impact with a bald eagle. Shaun Williams with the National Transportation Safety Board...
  • Why Curtis Granderson is filming on iPad in Mets dugout May 4, 2016
    Curtis Granderson is just like everyone else – he needs to document real life for his pet social media account. As the co-founder and operator of the Instagram feed “We Follow Lucas Duda,” Granderson takes special care to record his Mets teammate’s home runs. Earlier in the season, Granderson was spotted using a cell phone in...
  • Photogs respond to Rumer Willis’ retouching allegations May 4, 2016
    Rumer called a famous photography team bullies.
  • Man who killed New Year’s reveler 25 years ago gets maximum sentence May 4, 2016
    An Alabama man who murdered a New Year’s reveler and then went AWOL for 16 years was hit with the maximum sentence by a Brooklyn judge Wednesday, after the con whined for a final time that he wasn’t the real killer. “You do not belong in society,” Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Neil Firetog snapped at...
  • Matt Harvey’s biggest backer admits: ‘There’s an unknown’ May 4, 2016
    Scott Boras agrees with Terry Collins: Matt Harvey’s early-season struggles could have something to do with his 2015 workload. The Dark Knight’s agent also shares the Mets manager’s public optimism that Harvey will right himself. “When you have a genius, you don’t take him out of fifth grade and graduate him from high school,” Boras...
  • Can your pregnancy symptoms predict if you’re having a boy or girl? May 4, 2016
    Finding out you’re pregnant is super-exciting, and so is learning the gender of your baby. Whether you decide to keep that a surprise until you give birth, or you’re just not telling anyone until the baby arrives, one thing’s for certain: You’re going to encounter quite a few people who think they can predict whether...
  • The most inconvenient way to stir tea ever invented May 4, 2016
    Making tea isn’t usually considered a difficult thing to do. That didn’t stop one art student from creating a device that stirs tea by using cranks. (Granted, he only made it as an art piece and not a functional device.)
  • Cyclist beats driver with bike lock after traffic dispute: cops May 4, 2016
    He needs to get locked up! A crazed bicyclist attacked a 59-year-old driver with his bike lock in Greenpoint Monday evening, striking him in the head and breaking his side view mirror, police said. The bicyclist and driver were arguing over a traffic dispute when the biker ditched his bike and starting whacking the victim’s...

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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