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Metropolitan Diary: Testing the theory that one can start a book club with anybody, a woman asked her cabby what he was reading and found a literary sophisticate.
A block of Harlem that is undergoing a makeover was once the home of a century-old entertainment complex where in the 1920s and 1930s a popular lesbian singer performed with a back-up chorus line of black gay men.
Two days before the cardinals hold a conclave to select the next pope, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan was treated like a celebrity during a visit on Sunday to a neighborhood church in Rome.
Rudolph W. Giuliani has signed his name to a fund-raising letter for Joseph J. Lhota, saying the Republican candidate for mayor would "stand up to the destructive policies of tax-and-spend politicians."
After watching Mariano Rivera announce his plan to retire at the end of the season, a lifelong Yankees fan told his wife, "No more baseball for me."
Subjects include the opening of Fairway in Brooklyn, a brightly painted school and a St. Patrick’s Day parade in the Rockaways.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he was “cautiously optimistic” of winning an overhaul, but he sounded uncertain about legislative support for establishing a financing system for state candidates.
The man was on New Utrecht Avenue in Borough Park, Brooklyn, on Friday morning when he collided with the first of the two vehicles, the police said.
The police, providing photos, are trying to identify a woman who used teller machines to withdraw money from the accounts of two women who had noticed their wallets missing.
A 9,300-square-foot showplace with heated marble throughout offers a “quarry room” with a swimming pool, as well as a sauna and a wine cave.
Photo: nice day to get out your surfboard and go sledding.
Yoselyn Ortega, who is accused of fatally stabbing two children on the Upper West Side last October, is still undergoing a psychological evaluation to determine whether she is fit to stand trial.
A Marriott hotel that opened in 2011 complains that the Gowanus Arts Building, which opened in 1985, is responsible for drumming and other sounds that disturb its guests.
Side Street: Alex Barrios, featured in “The We and the I,” a movie by Michel Gondry, is taking life step by step. “I got my foot in the door," he said. "Now it’s about how you walk through.”
Insectavora the fire-eater and Serpentina the 6-foot-tall snake charmer will perform Saturday at Webster Hall for Sideshows by the Seashore in Coney Island, which sustained nearly $400,000 in damage from Hurricane Sandy.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in an unusual move, has decided to reopen the former South Ferry subway station because repairs to the new station there will take years.
Metropolitan Diary: At Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s oncology department, a woman called Pigeon lightens the mood.
The Local blog spoke to some students who picked up donated art supplies.
Columbia University says a well-repeated student's statements about the popularity and cost of a new offering in the dining halls were very accurate.
Necropsies conducted after the dead animals -- an adult female and four puppies -- were discovered in a bag that had been set on fire determined that the female died before going into labor, apparently suffering intestinal obstructi...