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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

That Lovin’ Feeling

Metropolitan Diary: On the sidewalk, as an old man sings a Righteous Brothers classic, a woman endures her little boy as he throws a tantrum.

New York Today: The Whitney Lets the City In

Friday: Opening day at the Whitney, leftover April showers, and the city defends police tactics.

The Worth of a Song

Metropolitan Diary: Comparing the joy of a song with the forgettable souvenirs he bought, a visitor regretted not tipping a singer at Grand Central Terminal.

New York Today: Our Coyote Neighbors

Thursday: Wily coyotes, a stunning day, and dozens arrested in protests.

Calling Dad in L.A.

Metropolitan Diary: A grown child in New York keeps in touch with a single father through a brief call once every couple of months.

Big City Book Club to Discuss ‘The Island at the Center of the World’

The Big City Book Club will meet online tonight at 6:30 Eastern time to discuss Russell Shorto’s book, "The Island at the Center of the World," a selection nominated by readers.

A Visit From My Housekeeper

Metropolitan Diary: A poet ruminates on his occupation and that of the hard-working woman who is cleaning his house.

New York Today: Encyclopedia Bodega

Tuesday: Bodega masterpieces, breezy weather and Hudson River life forms.

Officer’s Indictment Is Protested

Marchers on the Brooklyn Bridge Sunday condemned the February indictment of Peter Liang, 28, in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in a Brooklyn housing project in November.

In Full Bloom at Japanese Festival in Brooklyn

The annual Sakura Matsuri Festival was held over the weekend at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

The Stoop and the Universe

Metropolitan Diary: Conversation on a stoop ranges from small (first names, day jobs), to very large (the nature of God, and where we're all going).

A Big Machine Gets to Work

The I Lift New York Super Crane, brought in to help build the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge, on Friday made its inaugural lift: a pile cap.

It’s a Bird! Wait.

Metropolitan Diary: Elation turned to disappointment as one reader watched what she thought was a bird of prey outside her window.

New York Today: Bright Days for Mets Fans

Friday and the weekend: Mets surging, unseasonable cold, and a coyote still on the loose.

The Ice God Hears You

Metropolitan Diary: When a jogger twisted her ankle five miles from her home and really needed an ice pack, her husband went looking.

New York Today: Ask for a Poem

Thursday: Poems on demand, fingers crossed for no rain, and subway beauty queens.

Feel It in the Air

Metropolitan Diary: Poetic word pictures of twilight on Central Park West, concrete and soul in Harlem, and Parisian dazzle in Greenwich Village.

New York Today: In Praise of Earth

Wednesday: Earth Day, surprise -- it's raining, and the results are in.

Running Between Rainstorms

A jogger, undeterred, near the Manhattan Bridge on Tuesday. Thunderstorms are predicted for the New York area on Wednesday.

Even Locals Get Confused

Metropolitan Diary: Is Amsterdam east or west of Broadway? One woman's mental map of the West Side failed her when she tried to give helpful directions.

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