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Filed Under:United States / New York
Posts on Regator:13407
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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

New York Today: A Wet Nor’easter

Tuesday: Steady rain and high winds, the royal couple ends their visit, and life-size gingerbread houses.

A ‘Die-In’ at City Hall

Demonstrators seeking a new inquiry into Eric Garner’s death staged a “die-in,” left, at City Hall on Monday.

New York Today: Royal Welcome

Monday: The British have come, a very cold morning, and a gathering of mayors.

Caroling to Save a Cafe

The Jolly Holidays Caroling Company performed outside of Cafe Edison at a rally to protest the eviction of the cafe at 228 West 47th Street in Manhattan.

Matchmaking at Katy’s Delicatessen

Metropolitan Diary: At Katy's Delicatessen in Hell's Kitchen, Grandma Katy relentlessly talked unmarried patrons into tying the knot.

A Fourth Day of Protests Against the Police

Demonstrations focused on fatal police encounters continued on Saturday, with a rally at the Louis H. Pink Houses in Brooklyn to protest the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley there and a grand jury’s decision not to indict an officer in the death of Eric Garner.

Deployed, but to the Streets

Metropolitan Diary: A woman wondered if she had done the right thing in giving a homeless-looking man money for a Chinese meal.

New York Today: Protest Pictures

Friday and the weekend: Eric Garner protests continue, rain starts tonight, and bridge and tunnel tolls rise.

A Hamsa in the Diamond District

Metropolitan Diary: The author of a novel about a hamsa, a Middle Eastern charm, decided she needed one to display.

New York Today: Dissent and Demonstrations

Thursday: More protests are planned in the wake of the Eric Garner decision, fair weather, and your chance to get a Nobel Prize.

The Death of Eric Garner: The Grand Jury Decision

Updates on a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who caused the death of a Staten Island man by putting him in a chokehold.

An Usher at the Roxy

Metropolitan Diary: A patron of short stature at the old Roxy decided to take offense at an usher's innocent offer of help.

New York Today: The Year in Crime

Wednesday: A decline in crime, wet weather, and the Rockefeller Christmas Tree lights up.

A Change of Seasons

Metropolitan Diary: A poet sees a flock of blackbirds settling on wires and imagines judges in their robes or people watching a parade.

New York Today: City of (More) Trees

Tuesday: The story of our street trees, snow and sleet, and it's Giving Tuesday.

New York Today: Enter December

Monday: The holiday season goes into effect, warm but cloudy, and it's World AIDS Day.

A Neighbor and His Window Box

Metropolitan Diary: A woman followed the seasons, and the progress of an acquaintance, through the ups and downs of his flower display.

Rare in New York City, the Wild Cranberry Is Tart and Sweet

Cranberries, a fruit that helped the European settlers cure scurvy, are sometimes found growing wild in New York City.

Fall Rain: Central Park

Metropolitan Diary: A poet's description of a hard rain stripping the leaves from the trees.

New York Today: Property Rights and Wrongs

Friday and the weekend: a mystery in a tree, clear but cold weather, and two boys are rescued from a snowbank.

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