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|Archived Since:||March 7, 2008|
Metropolitan Diary: On a somber winter day, a man enjoyed the solitude and opportunity for contemplation in a repository of city history.
Metropolitan Diary: A poetic tribute to Miss Clancy, a strict teacher who would transport her Brooklyn fourth-graders with her accounts of exotic travels.
Friday and the weekend: The rise of the doula, brutal weather, and the city loses its convention bid.
Join the Big City Book Club for an online discussion of Bernard Malamud's 1957 novel "The Assistant," tonight at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time.
Metropolitan Diary: A former bike messenger recalled patching his deliveryman's bike so he could continue on his appointed rounds with a certain illegal product.
Thursday: 16,000 hanging flowers in Times Square, flurries and dropping temperatures, and a "60 Minutes" correspondent dies in a cab crash.
Because of Lincoln’s Birthday, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Thursday.
Metropolitan Diary: An emigrant from the Upper West Side emailed her family complaining about the sounds of the suburbs.
Wednesday: A photographer races to capture derelict buildings, fair weather, and a grand jury indicts the police officer who shot Akai Gurley.
Metropolitan Diary: The writer's father, an immigrant from Eastern Europe, found himself on a commuter bus being driven by a fellow countryman who needed some help.
Tuesday: A budget focused on public safety, some sun, and a week with no murders.
Monday: The mayor presents the budget, and freezing rain, sleet and snow.
Because of inclement weather, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Monday. Other regulations will remain in effect.
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.
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.
Metropolitan Diary: Exiting Central Park, a driver was cut off by another car, which had a very appropriate license plate.
Friday: Photographing the debris left by the Williamsburg fire, frigid weather, and it's Alligators in the Sewer Day.
Tunga Takavarasha of Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, and his father, Bernard Takavarasha, visiting from Zimbabwe, took a walk on the Coney Island beach on Thursday.
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.
Thursday: service restored on Metro-North, rain and snow and falling temperatures, and a hearing on the Eric Garner grand jury minutes.