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Blog Post Archive

New York Today: Spring, Undersea

Friday and the weekend: Oysters yawning open, fog and thunderstorms, and a Bronx woman married 10 times.

New York Parking Alert: Alternate-Side Parking Rules Suspended through Saturday

Because of Good Friday (Orthodox) and Passover, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Friday and Saturday.

De Blasio Rides the Subway: A Flight of Whimsy With an Undertone of Purpose

As part of National Stand Up for Transportation Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York rode the subway on Thursday morning. The Times's Matt Flegenheimer tagged along to record the reaction from riders.

Waiting for Chinese Food

Metropolitan Diary: A poem about three generations on a park bench, thinking about dumplings.

New York Today: Spring Break Fever

Thursday: Spring break ideas, a soggy day, and Eleanor Roosevelt's baby cage.

Eye to Eye With a Hawk

Metropolitan Diary: At first, the majestic bird on the fire escape looked like a proud warrior, but it, too, was showing signs of winter fatigue.

Party Time With an Old Friend

Metropolitan Diary: Two 21-year-olds on a cold day in a great bar in Bushwick decided the beer was the best ever.

New York Today: Striving for Success

Tuesday: Striving at Success Academies, rain rain (go away), and New York's smallest park.

Edward Snowden Is Honored, Then Censored

A group of artists hauled a 100-pound sculpture of Edward J. Snowden, the whistle-blower who is now exiled in Russia, into Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn and set it up early Monday by the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument. Later, parks workers covered it before removing it.

New York Today: A New Season

Monday: Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, balmy weather and the day the city went dry.

50 Years Ago on Fulton Street

Metropolitan Diary: Remembering a long-ago trip to a restaurant in a seedy part of town, when a good-hearted cabby made sure his riders would be protected.

A Day for Bonnets and Eggs

New York City celebrated Easter with a parade of bonnets and Easter hunts at every turn.

In New York Waters, It’s Time for the Spring Peeper’s Love Song

In just days, the tiny tree frogs will begin an amphibian mating chorus loud enough to drown out human conversation.

The Dancing Garage Attendant

Metropolitan Diary: A poetic tribute to a parking attendant on West 13th Street who throws his whole body into his job, turning car jockeying into an art form.

New York Today: ’80s Flashback Friday

Friday and the weekend: Basquiat's notebooks, women indicted in a terror plot, and wet weather turning nice.

Not Just for Reptiles

On a visit from Sweden, Sophie Loven and her daughter, Elsa, took a moment to bask in the sun on Thursday in Central Park.

New York Parking Alert: Alternate-Side Parking Rules Suspended through Sunday

Because of Good Friday and Passover, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City through Sunday.

Happy Passover, or Not: Gefilte Fish Is Back

Last year, the Passover staple was harder to find than the afikomen, but so far, supplies are holding out this season.

It’s Not as if We’re Strangers

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.

New York Today: Some (Old-Fashioned) Spring Sports

Thursday: Surprising sports in the city, a warm breeze blows, and it's Children's Books Day.

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