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Blog Post Archive

New York Today: Behold, a Budget Plan

Tuesday: A budget focused on public safety, some sun, and a week with no murders.

New York Today: What’s the Local Version of a ‘Wintry Mix’?

Monday: The mayor presents the budget, and freezing rain, sleet and snow.

Alternate-Side Parking Is Suspended on Monday

Because of inclement weather, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Monday. Other regulations will remain in effect.

In 1947, A Snowstorm to Remember

Metropolitan Diary: The late-January snowstorm reminded a man of the blizzard of 1947, a long walk in the snow and the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Bufflehead Ducks Bob Along the Atlantic Shoreline

The bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) is a tiny, tough little duck, with a tight, stocky body that is well proportioned and beautifully suited to a life diving for food along the frigid shoreline of the Atlantic.

A Road Hog Advertises

Metropolitan Diary: Exiting Central Park, a driver was cut off by another car, which had a very appropriate license plate.

New York Today: Pictures on the Shore

Friday: Photographing the debris left by the Williamsburg fire, frigid weather, and it's Alligators in the Sewer Day.

On Coney Island, Taking in the Sand and the Snow

Tunga Takavarasha of Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, and his father, Bernard Takavarasha, visiting from Zimbabwe, took a walk on the Coney Island beach on Thursday.

My Friend, the Shoplifter

Metropolitan Diary: A few moments after seeing an old acquaintance in front of a supermarket, a man saw him inside being relieved of his hidden goods by security guards.

New York Today: The Scene of the Crash

Thursday: service restored on Metro-North, rain and snow and falling temperatures, and a hearing on the Eric Garner grand jury minutes.

Kindness From Con Ed

Metropolitan Diary: A woman waiting for a bus was surprised and grateful when a utility worker, about to begin street drilling, approached her.

New York Today: Train Crash Snarls Commute

Wednesday: the latest on Tuesday night's deadly crash, and milder weather.

Alternate-Side Parking in New York Is Suspended

Because of snow removal, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City through Saturday.

Strange Interlude in the Subway

Metropolitan Diary: A woman recorded her inner voice while putting up with a loudmouthed, sexist fellow rider on a packed subway platform.

New York Today: A Cold Commute, but Don’t Complain

New York Today: A very cold morning, the No. 7 is running, and the mayor delivers the State of the City address.

New York Today: ‘The Wintry Mix Has Commenced’

Monday: A treacherous commute, schools will open, and it's Groundhog Day.

A Haiku, and Questions About a Fire, at a Brooklyn Cafe

A haiku writer and other creative types shared their suspicions about the cause of a fire that tore through a warehouse in the Williamsburg neighborhood.

Black Ice

Metropolitan Diary: A poem about winter weather conditions that turn pedestrians into acrobats and drivers into bumper-car operators.

Five-Alarm Blaze at Brooklyn Warehouse

The fire at a records storage company, visible from miles away, was fed by boxes of paper records.

Service Restored, but Still No Empty Seats

Aude Back de Surany, center, of France, was among the C train passengers in Manhattan on Friday after uptown service on the line was restored. A power failure downtown had interrupted service.

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