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The actual opening of "Tough Kid From Brooklyn," and the life of the man who wrote it, may surprise you.
Metropolitan Diary: When a Staten Islander gave a newcomer a Hanukkah present and was invited inside for what he thought would be a latke, he got a surprise.
Wednesday: Counting down to Christmas, sloppy weather, and protests continue despite the mayor's plea.
You read, you voted, now see who won the 2014 Crushed Fedora.
Metropolitan Diary: A Christmas wish for the old Schrafft's, the Pan Am Building, opera without the subtitles and a quiet, uncrowded St. Patrick's.
Tuesday: tell us your subway pet peeves, warm and rainy weather, and the mayor calls for calm.
Transit schedules, parking rules and various closings that will take effect on Christmas.
Monday: A city mourns, rain coming later, and the accused Columbia University rapist speaks out.
Arrangements for Christmas dinner in a two-room Upper West Side walk-up, in a non-doorman building, were complicated. How to arrange for deliveries; whom to tip?
Coverage of the evening news conference and other developments after two police officers were killed in Brooklyn.
Metropolitan Diary: An Ellis Island tour guide recounted the interest shown by four Texas women who had seen traces of the native wildlife.
Friday: holiday preparations, partly sunny skies, and the week in pictures.
If you are a Jew with a gentile partner who has a story to tell about the first time you agreed to have a Christmas tree, tell it to us.
Metropolitan Diary: Three Motown singers looking for donations on the subway abruptly changed to a somber tune when they saw the headlines.
Thursday: Environmentalists celebrate in the streets, gusty weather, and the quest for a quieter jackhammer.
A candlelight vigil was held on Coney Island Avenue, in Midwood, Brooklyn, on Wednesday, for the victims of a school massacre in Peshawar, Pakistan.
We've chosen the 28 finalists out of more than 1,100 opening passages you wrote for the actual noir novel "Tough Kid From Brooklyn." Now you pick the winner.
Metropolitan Diary: Walking near Astor Place, a burly, blue-collar type and a woman leaving a Historic Districts Council meeting shared their disapproval of an outsize condo building.
Wednesday: The M.T.A. honors its workers, oddly warm weather, and a vigil for Pakistan.
Metropolitan Diary: A Bronx childhood memory about the change of the seasons, when the ice cream man was replaced by a man selling candied apples or marshmallows.