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Filed Under:United States / New York
Posts on Regator:12836
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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Don’t Worry, the Calendar Will Catch Up

Keana Durrant and James Thomas enjoyed the sun on the Brooklyn Heights promenade on Tuesday. Spring starts on Thursday.

Asking a Homeless Man His Name

Metropolitan Diary: A passer-by, surprised at a person's sense of childlike wonder, was courteous as well as generous.

New York Today: Play (Brrr!) Ball

What you need to know for Tuesday: softball season begins, plenty of sunshine, and a basketball giant returns to New York.

A Parade Goes On Without the Mayor

The St. Patrick’s Day parade marched its way up Fifth Avenue in Manhattan past a cheering crowd and protesters.

New York Today: Cold, Yes. Snow, No.

What you need to know for Monday: a snowstorm misses us, chilly parade weather, and everything you've always wondered about roast ducks in restaurant windows.

Hey, Subway Hog

Metropolitan Diary: A sprawling napper insisted to crowded standees that the subway car was his private bedroom.

The Week in Pictures for March 14

A slide show of photographs of the past week in New York City and the region includes snow removal in Bryant Park, a restored landmark in Brooklyn and the aftermath of an explosion in East Harlem.

Big Ticket | Rupert Murdoch Pays $43 Million for Bachelor Pad

The newly single media tycoon Rupert Murdoch closes on a downtown triplex penthouse, delivered raw so he can create his own design.

In the Snow With Two Canes

Metropolitan Diary: An elderly woman, bundled up against the snow, found an inspiring use for one of her two canes.

New York Today: After the Frost

What you need to know for Friday: flowers survive the cold snap, warmer weather today, more snow coming, and searches continue in East Harlem.

Remember the Traveling Knish Man

Metropolitan Diary: In the 1940s, a knish from a mobile vendor was one of the few street-food options for schoolchildren.

New York Today: Extreme Drop

What you need to know for Thursday: a return to winter temperatures, and the aftermath of a deadly building collapse.

Metro-North Service Into and Out of Manhattan Is Suspended

The M.T.A. said that Metro-North Railroad service into and out of Grand Central Terminal would remain snarled until further notice.

Shoveling In a Parking Space

Metropolitan Diary: One driver had a novel use for snow, heaving it back into the parking space he had just shoveled out.

New York Today: Let It Rain

What you need to know for Wednesday: a rainy day, a workshop for street trees, and a mayoral selfie.

In 9 Years of Work, Just 3 Public Toilets Go Live

The Spanish company contracted in 2006 to install public toilets around the city says it must wait for the Transportation Department to approve the sites -- a complicated process.

A Kindly Detour From the Bronx

Metropolitan Diary: A young woman guided a newcomer from Italy in the right direction on the subway, leaving a permanent impression.

New York Today: The Battle of Marble Hill

What you need to know for Tuesday: an intra-borough border war, balmy weather, and a runaway boy returns.

Discussing ‘Bright Lights, Big City’ With Gary Shteyngart

At 6:30 p.m., join an online discussion of Jay McInerney's "Bright Lights, Big City" with Gary Shteyngart and Ginia Bellafante tonight.

New York Today: Spending Those Daylight Savings

What you need to know for Monday: evening light returns, cloudy skies, and the city is sued over charter schools.

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