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Filed Under:United States / New York
Posts on Regator:13162
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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

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An Art Project on Wheels

Metropolitan Diary: A stroller on West End Avenue was enchanted by an old car whose owner had turned it into a mobile exhibition of whimsy.

New York Today: City of Stunts

What you need to know for Thursday: a brief history of mischief, a sunnier day, and memories of Lauren Bacall.

Smacked by a Car Door

Metropolitan Diary: After being hit and having her face bloodied, a woman was offered help by the driver, up to a point.

New York Today: Immigrant Children Head to Court

What you need to know for Wednesday: hearings for young border-crossers, plenty of rain, and an answer in the Mystery of the White Flags.

Serious Fantasy on the Subway

Metropolitan Diary: It was disturbing when half a dozen large men with tattoos got on the No. 1 train, each carrying a sword in a black leather case.

New York Today: ‘Strong Moisture Transport’

What you need to know for Tuesday: rain and lots of it, the city's public housing stock in crisis, and non-scooping dog owners caught on camera.

New York Today: Central Park, Untamed

What you need to know for Monday: a preserve within the park, the end of a sunny spell, and a charity sea paddle.

Blaze In Tower Injures 8

New York City firefighters outside 310 Greenwich Street in Lower Manhattan on Sunday, where a two-alarm fire was reported shortly before 9 p.m.. The blaze started on a lower floor of the 39-story building and sent smoke rising to the upper floors. Show More Summary

Bee Turns Down a Balcony Garden

Metropolitan Diary: A couple on the 25th floor tried not to take it personally when a bee checked out their outdoor flowers, only to fly off.

Chimney Swift: Suited for Ashes and Soot

Originally denizens of old, undisturbed woodlands, the chimney swift became one of several animal species strongly associated with, and even reliant upon, human habitation.

Big Ticket | Luxury Near the Zoo for $31.86 Million

A full-floor Fifth Avenue condominium, opposite the Central Park Zoo, is the sale of the week.

New York City’s Week in Pictures: Aug. 8

A slide show from the past week in New York City and the region includes images from a museum sleepover and a Catskills summer camp for Hasidic boys.

Taking Over My Mind

Metropolitan Diary: A city dweller found New York taking control, and making her do things like preparing vegan Philly cheesesteak.

New York Today: Dragon Boats Return

What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: Boats race in Queens, balmy weather, and the mayor's children intern at City Hall.

Philippe Petit’s Walk Between the Towers, Aug. 7, 1974

"There is no why," the aerialist replied, when asked 40 years ago to explain his motivation for the stunt.

Mockingbird Interrupts Second Avenue Bar Scene

Metropolitan Diary: A resident of Second Avenue in the 80s wants to know why a Northern mockingbird serenades the singles crowd nightly, and if he's part of it.

New York Today: A Better Egg Sandwich

What you need to know for Thursday: A breakfast sandwich improvement project, perfect weather arrives, and the mayor signs Avonte's Law.

A Cool Pizza Man on a Hot Day

Metropolitan Diary: A hip oven tender was effortlessly baking pizzas while moving to the beat of an updated '60s classic.

New York Today: Turn Off the A.C., Again

What you need to know for Wednesday: A change in the weather, thousands of children march in Manhattan, and two tourist buses collide.

The Monet Is a Backdrop

Two medical alert dogs found themselves among the masterpieces at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday.

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