|Filed Under:||United States / New York|
|Posts on Regator:||4184|
|Posts / Week:||11|
|Archived Since:||March 7, 2008|
Wednesday: Mending bridges, clearing weather and the not-so-English muffin.
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.
Tuesday: Flash flooding (did we mention rain?) and awards for public servants (not rain-related).
Monday: More on three-quarter housing, pouring rain, and roller-skating from coast to coast.
Metropolitan Diary: A woman leaving for a new job bid farewell to a Midtown vendor who was confidante, comforter and friend.
Visitors on Friday took in the view from the One World Observatory, on floors 100, 101 and 102 of One World Trade Center.
Once plentiful throughout the five boroughs, it has become difficult to spot a Fowler’s toad in the area.
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.
Metropolitan Diary: A cranky tourist was overheard explaining to an annoyed companion why her shoes were the right choice.
Thursday: Overhearing on purpose, cloudy and hot weather, and Bowling Green's old fence.
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.
Wednesday: A dry month, more hot weather, and summer's delicacies.
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.
Tuesday: A trip back in time, steamy weather, and your favorite almost-onion.
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.
Metropolitan Diary: A disheveled woman spreads her religious message to passengers, joining at one point with a mariachi band.
Friday: Hazy viewings, pleasant weather, and cookie secrets.
Transit schedules, parking rules and various closings that will take effect on Monday, Memorial Day.
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.
Thursday: Holiday traffic, mild weather, and a hidden presidential location.