Blog Profile / City Room


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Filed Under:United States / New York
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Posts / Week:10.9
Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

New York Today: Cleaning Up

Friday: A look inside carwashes, steamy weather, and Brooklyn moonshine.

Breaking Up at Whole Foods

Metropolitan Diary: A young woman, seated at a supermarket cafe, exchanged messages with her mother about how to act when the couple next to her is angrily arguing.

New York Today: The Men at Large

Thursday: The manhunt continues, sticky weather, and dialing 9-1-1.

Sharp Driving at the Post Office

Metropolitan Diary: What sounded like an angry argument turned out to be a group of postal workers cheering on a colleague.

New York Today: Kung Pao for Right Now

Wednesday: Fun with your Chinese food, summery weather, and the fortune cookie.

A Father’s Letter to Argentina

Metropolitan Diary: Newly arrived and preparing for his family to immigrate, a man wrote to his family in Buenos Aires about a polite police officer.

New York Today: Gaming the Housing System

Tuesday: Playing with housing, wet weather, and the manhunt continues.

New York Today: Dusting Off a Forgotten Gem

Monday: An old bridge made new, thunderstorms tonight, and the history of ice cream.

Bronx Cocktail

Metropolitan Diary: A poem about the sights, sounds and smells of early spring: magnolia petals, baby birds, mulch and more.

Polite in His Own Way

Metropolitan Diary: A stranger in a Dunkin' Donuts seemed loud and scary looking, but he just wanted to address a woman of his faith.

New York Today: 191st Street Tunnel, Now in Technicolor

Friday: Bright spots of street art, more clouds and the original Belmont Stakes.

Cheered Up by a Blue Crab

Metropolitan Diary: A young, unemployed acting student was feeling depressed until he saw something worse off than he: a blue crab walking up 10th Avenue.

New York Today: Where Falcons Nest

Thursday: Newborn falcons, overcast skies and a view from the top.

High Praise for Service

Mayor Bill de Blasio looked on as relatives of Michael Demeo, a medal recipient, shared a moment of joy on Wednesday at the 146th annual Medal Day ceremony for New York firefighters at City Hall Plaza in Manhattan.

Showboating in Central Park

Metropolitan Diary: A would-be exhibitionist blocked a walking path as he publicly exercised on a bench, trying hard to be noticed.

New York Today: Troubled Bridges

Wednesday: Mending bridges, clearing weather and the not-so-English muffin.

In Love With a Rundown Apartment

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.

New York Today: What Drought?

Tuesday: Flash flooding (did we mention rain?) and awards for public servants (not rain-related).

New York Today: Inside an Investigation

Monday: More on three-quarter housing, pouring rain, and roller-skating from coast to coast.

Goodbye to a Coffee-Cart Lady

Metropolitan Diary: A woman leaving for a new job bid farewell to a Midtown vendor who was confidante, comforter and friend.

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