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Friday and the weekend: Oysters yawning open, fog and thunderstorms, and a Bronx woman married 10 times.
Because of Good Friday (Orthodox) and Passover, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Friday and Saturday.
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.
Metropolitan Diary: A poem about three generations on a park bench, thinking about dumplings.
Thursday: Spring break ideas, a soggy day, and Eleanor Roosevelt's baby cage.
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.
Metropolitan Diary: Two 21-year-olds on a cold day in a great bar in Bushwick decided the beer was the best ever.
Tuesday: Striving at Success Academies, rain rain (go away), and New York's smallest park.
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.
Monday: Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, balmy weather and the day the city went dry.
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.
New York City celebrated Easter with a parade of bonnets and Easter hunts at every turn.
In just days, the tiny tree frogs will begin an amphibian mating chorus loud enough to drown out human conversation.
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.
Friday and the weekend: Basquiat's notebooks, women indicted in a terror plot, and wet weather turning nice.
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.