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On a visit from Sweden, Sophie Loven and her daughter, Elsa, took a moment to bask in the sun on Thursday in Central Park.
Because of Good Friday and Passover, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City through Sunday.
Last year, the Passover staple was harder to find than the afikomen, but so far, supplies are holding out this season.
Metropolitan Diary: In an overheard subway conversation, a rider is complaining that a compliment to a woman didn't result in an invitation to her party.
Thursday: Surprising sports in the city, a warm breeze blows, and it's Children's Books Day.
The regulations will be suspended on Thursday because of Holy Thursday.
Metropolitan Diary: An elderly man, whom a woman passed every day on her way to work, was delighted when he saw her with her boyfriend.
Wednesday: Using sneakers and homeless people to bilk Medicaid, sunny weather, and pulling pranks on the Bronx Zoo.
Metropolitan Diary: Visiting from China to see his new granddaughter, but speaking no English, a man used Rodgers & Hammerstein to surmount the language barrier.
Tuesday: Changes are coming to the bike share program, a soggy day, and a show about mannequins.
Metropolitan Diary: Enda Moran drives around Central Park with his partner, Apache, and he had little patience with critics who claim that carriage work is cruel.
Metropolitan Diary: A woman who wore only skirts had to dress for a professional meeting and a construction-site tour, with steel-toed boots -- at the same time.
Metropolitan Diary: When a couple got their own house after World War II, they received an eerily appropriate message with their Chinese dinner.
Thursday: Soggy weather, attractions open for the season, and an eviction with a twist.
On March 25, 1990, a fire tore through the Happy Land Social Club in the Bronx, killing 87 people.
A group of immigration activists plan to not eat until the Dream Act is included in the state budget.
Metropolitan Diary: From a York Avenue high-rise, a striking photograph of an ice-choked river at dawn suggested the impressions of a British master.
Wednesday: New life for the city’s oldest area code, a rainy evening, and the anniversary of the Happy Land fire.
Metropolitan Diary: A stranger was overheard giving two reasons for not owning a dog.
Monday: Commuting woes, more frigid weather, and remembering the seven young victims of a Brooklyn fire.