Blog Profile / City Room

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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

New York Today: Troubled Bridges

Wednesday: Mending bridges, clearing weather and the not-so-English muffin.

In Love With a Rundown Apartment

Metropolitan Diary: After losing one's lease, reflecting on a beloved box of brick and crumbling asbestos, with little sunlight, but memories of all-nighters, young angst and dancing.

New York Today: What Drought?

Tuesday: Flash flooding (did we mention rain?) and awards for public servants (not rain-related).

New York Today: Inside an Investigation

Monday: More on three-quarter housing, pouring rain, and roller-skating from coast to coast.

Goodbye to a Coffee-Cart Lady

Metropolitan Diary: A woman leaving for a new job bid farewell to a Midtown vendor who was confidante, comforter and friend.

One World Observatory Opens Atop Trade Center

Visitors on Friday took in the view from the One World Observatory, on floors 100, 101 and 102 of One World Trade Center.

Finding a Fowler’s Toad in New York City

Once plentiful throughout the five boroughs, it has become difficult to spot a Fowler’s toad in the area.

Life’s Unfairness, Pothole Division

Metropolitan Diary: A woman wondered why she managed to trip in her sandals, and not the fashionable pedestrian in six-inch heels next to her.

When to Blame the Sidewalk

Metropolitan Diary: A cranky tourist was overheard explaining to an annoyed companion why her shoes were the right choice.

New York Today: What’s That You Say?

Thursday: Overhearing on purpose, cloudy and hot weather, and Bowling Green's old fence.

Can You Save a New York City Parking Spot?

Metropolitan Diary: On the West Side, a woman with an English accent shows that she is fierce in a fight but sincere in an apology.

New York Today: Drying Up

Wednesday: A dry month, more hot weather, and summer's delicacies.

You Can’t Get Hurt in This Precinct

Metropolitan Diary: Being hit by a taxi in the 18th Precinct, but calling for help after reaching home in the 19th Precinct, created a problem for the police.

New York Today: New Views of the Past

Tuesday: A trip back in time, steamy weather, and your favorite almost-onion.

Growing Up in the Gas House District

Metropolitan Diary: Today, it's Stuyvesant Town, but once it was a vibrant tenement neighborhood of street games, a family store and everybody knowing your name.

Blessings on the 6 Train

Metropolitan Diary: A disheveled woman spreads her religious message to passengers, joining at one point with a mariachi band.

New York Today: See Forever, Weather Permitting

Friday: Hazy viewings, pleasant weather, and cookie secrets.

Memorial Day Holiday Closings in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

Transit schedules, parking rules and various closings that will take effect on Monday, Memorial Day.

A Call for a Doctor

Metropolitan Diary: When a man passed out on a northbound No. 1 train, the call "Is there a doctor... ?" got some odd and unhelpful replies.

New York Today: Don’t Get Stuck

Thursday: Holiday traffic, mild weather, and a hidden presidential location.

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