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Are You a Firefighter? Tell Us About Your First Fire

Are you a firefighter? If so, Times reporters and editors want to hear about your first fire.

Week in Pictures for June 20

A slide show of photographs of the past week in New York City and the region includes a memorial in the Bronx and more than one hot day.

Big Ticket | Sold for $11.75 Million, With a Tycoon for a Neighbor

A full-floor apartment at the bronze-and-glass tower One Madison is the most expensive sale of the week.

Notable Fires in the New York City Area

The New York Times plans to publish an in-depth article about a probationary New York City firefighter this weekend. In preparation, The Times examined a selection of major fires in the area since 1776.

A Glass Window Imperils a Baby Bird

Metropolitan Diary: Waitresses in the Hungarian Pastry Shop in Morningside Heights tried to save a bird that had flown inside.

New York Today: The Longest Day

What you need to know for Friday and the weekend; solstice celebrations, ideal weather, medical marijuana and lower speed limits.

A Grammar Lesson for the M.T.A.

Metropolitan Diary: A rider with a grammarian's ear hoped that subway announcements were beginning to be worded correctly, but was soon disappointed.

New York Today: What Not to Do

What you need to know if New York for Thursday: a reverse bucket list, unsettled weather, and ban on tattooing pets.

Hats Off

Enddi Harris, 19, tried to keep cool while eating lunch on Wednesday at the stand where he works in Manhattan. “I just pray for the shade to move,” he said.

What’s on Your New York City Reverse Bucket List?

New York can be a city with as many gripes as highlights. Tell us what you don't want to do in New York City before you die.

Manhattan Spring Colors

Metropolitan Diary: A poetic reminder that the bright colors in May can sometimes include loneliness, sadness and poverty.

New York Today: A Scorcher, for Real

What you need to know in New York for Wednesday: the first 90-degree day, a state lawmaker's mistrial, and a move to lower speed limits.

The Other Woman Is Ashamed

Metropolitan Diary: A subway rider realized how wrong she had been upon recognizing the pregnant girlfriend of the man she had been having an affair with.

New York Today: Riding to Albany, for Higher Wages

What you need to know in New York for Tuesday: workers lobby lawmakers for a higher minimum, sticky weather, and a singing mayor.

Tell Us What You Love About Your Bodega

The Times wants to know why you love your bodega. Is it what you buy, or the people who work there? Why do you prefer it over the convenience stores you can find elsewhere?

New York Today: Test Time

What you need to know in New York for Monday: the Regents return, sunshine continues, and a crackdown on the roads.

New York City Street Treasure

Metropolitan Diary: A sharp-eyed pedestrian can pick up some good things in New York: eye drops, breath mints, a MetroCard or two.

Week in Pictures for June 13

A slide show of photographs of the past week in New York City and the region includes the Puerto Rican Day Parade, fire breathers, and a soccer game that helps unite a community.

Eastern Tent Caterpillar: Warm, Fuzzy and Icky

Eastern tent caterpillars, frequently mistaken for more destructive animals, nest together at night in large webby tents and emerge during the day ready to feed.

Big Ticket | At $70 Million, a Manhattan Co-op Sales Record

The sale of a palatial Fifth Avenue penthouse that was the longtime home of Edgar M. Bronfman was the most expensive of the week.

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