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Filed Under:United States / New York
Posts on Regator:13276
Posts / Week:38.3
Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Fake News Story Causes Real Headache on Coney Island

A hoax article about a roller-coaster crash opens a window onto the weird world of untrue news.

Love Locks on a Hudson Pier

Metropolitan Diary: The Parisian lovers' fad of attaching a padlock to a bridge has come to the Hudson River, but one couple appeared to be hedging.

New York Today: Fair and Fall-like

Wednesday: Golden days, the mayor plays softball, and a vegetable version of the Manhattan skyline.

Late Summer Play

Preschoolers racing at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on the East Side of Manhattan on Tuesday. Autumn arrives next week.

Death and Poppy Seed Bagels

Metropolitan Diary: Told that her favorite bagel place was out of poppy seed and that the owner had died, a shopper made her priorities clear.

New York Today: Joyless in Mudville

Tuesday: The Yankees' fading hopes, rain then sun, and a Beastie Boy builds a fancy house.

New York Today: The R Roars Back

Monday: a subway link is restored, superlative weather, and a long night for marooned jet-skiers.

A Fly Trapped in an A.T.M.

Metropolitan Diary: Seeing a fly trapped, helpless, behind the screen of an A.T.M. reminded a customer of a famous horror movie scene.

Cuomo and de Blasio Attend Feast of San Gennaro

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio both enjoyed an Italian sausage at the Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy on Saturday.

Big Ticket | Mansion in the Making for $45 Million

A historic building in the West Village ready to be repurposed as a single-family home was the sale of the week.

Autumn in New York, 2001

Metropolitan Diary: A poetic look back at the weeks after the attacks: the posters and photographs everywhere, the desperate messages, the unanswered appeals.

New York Today: Last Chances for Art

Friday and the weekend: exhibits closing soon, partly delightful weather, and a smell map of the city.

New York City’s Week in Pictures: September 12

A slide show from the past week in New York City and the region includes images outside Joan Rivers’s memorial service and scenes from the primary election.

The Aftermath

Metropolitan Diary: A poetic recollection of trying to donate blood after the World Trade Center attack, and wondering why the hospital seemed so empty.

New York Today: The City Remembers

Thursday: a Sept. 11 guide, moody weather, and the governor reviews his primary performance.

Stood Up? A Good Cabby Can Help

Metropolitan Diary: When, already on her way downtown, a woman was told by phone that her dinner date was canceling, her cabdriver knew just what to say.

New York Today: Easy Act to Follow

Wednesday: Primary results, humidity returns, and the million dollar parking spot.

Meeting an Old Acquaintance for the First Time

Metropolitan Diary: After 20 years of passing each other on a Brooklyn block several times a week, two women introduced themselves.

New York Today: Happy Honey Week

Tuesday: Primary Election Day, cloudy skies, and Honey Week gets underway.

Happy 350th Birthday, New York

Today is the 350th anniversary of the surrender of Dutch New Amsterdam to the British and the settlement’s renaming as New York; no official commemoration is planned.

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