• 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
  • NFL rules let Jarvis Landry skate for vicious hit on Aaron Williams October 24, 2016
    WE interrupt this season of taunting, bow-and-arrowing and other wonderful displays of unsportsmanlike conduct to bring you some old-fashioned NFL head-hunting — the kind that shortens careers and, years later, sends brains to Boston University’s lab for CTE study. That may sound a bit overdramatic, unless you saw this play. The Bills were leading 10-3...
  • Title-starved Cubs, Indians make for epic World Series clash October 24, 2016
    The two franchises have endured 174 combined seasons without winning the World Series, only enhancing the reward that awaits the Cubs or Indians. When the World Series begins Tuesday night in Cleveland, the overriding theme will be teams desperate to end the futility. The Cubs last won the World Series in 1908, when they beat...
  • Rangers’ extra time in video room pays off in big way on ice October 24, 2016
    The Rangers’ dramatic improvement at the faceoff dots from 23rd overall last year at 49.2 percent to fourth in the NHL at 54.4 percent entering Sunday’s match at the Garden against the Coyotes isn’t simply a matter of happenstance. “During the summer, Arnie [associate coach Scott Arniel] sent all of our centermen video footage of...
  • Gunman in wheelchair at large after fatal shooting: cops October 24, 2016
    A gunman who was being pushed by an accomplice in a wheelchair killed a man outside the Mott Haven Houses in the Bronx early Sunday morning, cops said. Victim Kevin Thomas, 28, tried to run after he was attacked by a group of men on East 143rd Street around 2 a.m. But the man in...
  • NYCFC’s biggest star delivers on promise he made to fans October 24, 2016
    When it was over late Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium — when NYCFC had put the finishing touches on a 4-1 win over the Columbus Crew to clinch second place in the MLS Eastern Conference and secure a bye in the upcoming playoffs — the head coach and the star player stood with a microphone...
  • GOP campaigns on unpopular de Blasio in battle for state Senate October 24, 2016
    Embattled Republicans are banking on an old foe — Mayor de Blasio — to help them in this year’s state Senate races. The local GOP is bombarding voters with TV ads and mailers linking Democratic candidates to Hizzoner in an all-out effort to hold onto their tenuous control of the chamber. In the final days of...
  • Jets’ biggest weakness turns into strength when needed most October 24, 2016
    You don’t have the Jets’ secondary to push around — for one Sunday at least. The much-maligned unit, expected to be one of the team’s strengths but instead arguably its biggest weakness through six games, finally performed up to expectations. Buster Skrine and Marcus Gilchrist each intercepted Joe Flacco — the first Jets’ picks since...
  • Brooklyn cafe to charge hourly rate for coffee, snacks October 24, 2016
    For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, noted Sir Isaac Newton. Behold: the Anti-Café has come to Brooklyn, borough of the $12 cup of coffee. The concept, which hails from Russia and is popular across Europe, charges by the hour for unlimited coffee and snacks. For $6 for the first hour, customers...
  • Hondo’s half-baked October 24, 2016
    The dreaded half-point turned out to be a killer for Hondo, who was nipped with the Chiefs on Sunday to lower the shrinking earnings to 3,312 gradishars. Monday night: Mr. Aitch will saddle up with the Broncos — 20 units on Miller and Co. to rock Osweiler. President Obama, making a campaign speech recently in...
  • Heal your body at city’s first Ayurverdic cafe October 24, 2016
    If chicken soup is not enough to heal your mind and body, now comes Divya Kitchen at 25 First Ave. It’s the city’s first, self-proclaimed Ayurverdic cafe, says chef-author Divya Alter, who has been running Ayurvedic cooking classes and meal delivery in the East Village for the past 10 years. Her cookbook, “What to Eat...

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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