• Rider Roulette October 6, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A woman riding home from Wall Street shared a car with a couple of lewd masters of the universe, but a traditional gentleman evened things out.
    By Carolina Worrell
  • As Darkness Creeps In October 5, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A poet writes about the minutes shaved off daylight as summer turns to fall, signalling the dark winter ahead.
    By Kevin Bryant
  • Looking Back at Brighton Beach October 2, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A poetic tribute to younger days at Brighton Beach, swimming, getting sunburned and waiting for one's favorite knish to arrive.
    By Barbara Kaiser
  • A Family of Strangers on Wheels October 1, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A morning commuter describes his daily temporary family: the small boy reading, the couple in love, the baby-sitters, the visiting musician.
    By Chaim Lipskar
  • Ashes Under the Hoop September 30, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A Memorial Day basketball game in Riverside Park was interrupted by a grieving widow with an unusual request.
    By Chaim Leggiere
  • Ode to Yogi September 29, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A poetic tribute to the Yankees' No. 8: Hall of Fame catcher, golden-tongued dispenser of hidden wisdom, and good friend.
    By Mike Seliger
  • A Ferry to the Immigrant Wall of Honor September 27, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A woman took her sons to see her father's name engraved on a memorial at Ellis Island, and recounted his family's difficult voyage from Italy.
    By Paola Corso
  • 14-Year-Old’s Saturday Budget, 1942 September 25, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A dollar went a long way in the early 1940s, when the subway cost a nickel and a movie plus a show totaled 50 cents.
    By Marcie Livingston
  • Rebuffing a Beagle Buyer September 24, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A woman walking her dog near Sutton Place was approached by a persistent couple who tried to bargain for her pet.
    By Carly Siegel
  • A Nonagenarian Groper September 23, 2015
    Metropolitan Diary: A 92-year-old woman, blind in her right eye, was searching for her handbag in the doctor's office and felt something odd.
    By Elaine K. Winik

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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