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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Education at the Post Office

Metropolitan Diary: A customer described his encounter with postal terminology, and the post office's nonexistent sense of humor about credit card signatures.

Big Hearts in Chelsea

Metropolitan Diary: A visitor from Southern California and her daughter saw a kind but mysterious interaction as they walked through a neighborhood.

New York Today: The Mayor and the Media

Wednesday: The mayor's rough patch, sweaty weather, and songs of summer.

Grandma 1, West Nile Virus 0

Metropolitan Diary: In August 1999, the writer's 80-year-old grandmother in Whitestone, Queens, was caught up in an outbreak of West Nile virus. The virus had no chance.

New York Today: All Ears in Brooklyn

Tuesday: Growing corn in Brooklyn, more hot weather, and our turtle neighbors.

Having a Ball

Brexnak Rojas, a former intern at NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital, dancing with Rose Koushakjian during the Senior Prom on Monday, where the interns joined the festivities.

New York Today: Trump, Reporting for Duty

Monday: Trump goes to jury duty, more hot weather, and de Blasio's bumpy year.

A Concert Honoring Abe Lebewohl

Metropolitan Diary: A participant in a klezmer concert for Abe Lebewohl, the slain owner of the Second Avenue Deli, noted the irony of his park's being on Peter Stuyvesant's old farm.

New York Parking Alert: Alternate-Side Rules Suspended on Saturday

The street-cleaning regulations will be suspended because of the Feast of the Assumption.

It’s a Book, O.K.?

Metropolitan Diary: For many people, a suitcase is carried, not rolled; a camera has film; and reading material is made from dead trees and is not "media."

New York Today: A Starry Show

Friday and the weekend: The nighttime sky, getting hotter, and the Beatles.

They Look to the Sky

People gathered in Inwood Hill Park in Upper Manhattan on Wednesday for an unobstructed view of the Perseid meteor shower.

Elevator Story

Metropolitan Diary: An older man couldn't help giving two 20-somethings a little dating advice.

New York Today: Hamilton’s New York

Thursday: Honoring Hamilton, good weather, and Alfred Hitchcock's eating habits.

A Throwaway That Wasn’t

Metropolitan Diary: When moving, do not leave your furniture unattended on the sidewalk, or someone might mistake it for a free castoff.

New York Today: A River Divides Us

Wednesday: State by state, sunnier weather, and a meteor shower.

The Butcher’s Chickens

Metropolitan Diary: As a child running errands on Columbus Avenue in the 1940s, the writer would detour into the butcher's to watch the live chickens being selected for dinner.

New York Today: Remarkable Plots

Tuesday: A city of maps, rainy weather, and Central Park's gates.

New York Today: What’s That Smell?

Monday: Some smelly neighbors, pleasant weather, and an ill-fated marriage.

Will It Rain? Umbrella Man Knows When

Metropolitan Diary: Who needs a weather forecaster?

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