Blog Profile / City Room

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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

New York Today: Ride the Heat Wave

Wednesday: Heat wave tips, local clips, and artsy trips.

Pajama Man on the Subway

Metropolitan Diary: A couple of riders carefully prevented a scruffy man, sleeping in pajamas, from falling out of the train with his suitcase.

New York Today: In the Wings

Tuesday: La Guardia's makeover, Bloomberg's new digs, and New York's first mass civil rights protest.

Condolences at Grand Central

Metropolitan Diary: Learning in mid-commute that his mother had died, a man had to make a good many phone calls at Grand Central Terminal.

Strange Case in the Emergency Room

Metropolitan Diary: A woman complained that her boyfriend had hit her with an ax, but the doctor discovered something different.

New York Today: Love in the Hot Season

Friday and the weekend: Summer love, weekend thunderstorms, and a hot day in history.

Information Retrieval for Seniors

Metropolitan Diary: A poet likens a task of aging, recalling old memories, to filling out a call slip at a public library and waiting for a clerk.

New York Today: A High-Wire Act

Thursday: A train's wiring flaws, the sun comes out to play and a lesson in New York music history.

A Well-Meaning Umbrella Throw

Metropolitan Diary: Hearing an umbrella fall to the platform as the train was about to leave, a woman did what she thought was the right thing.

New York Today: Rome in a Day

Wednesday: The roving mayor, more tolerable weather, and $22-a-night accommodations -- in a van.

The Wonder of a Book

Metropolitan Diary: Discovering that normally jaded New York subway riders will become fascinated at the sight of a reader happily engrossed in a volume.

New York Today: Just Add Twinkies

Tuesday: One more day of heat, a fugitive's tale, and Hostess corn dogs.

Following the Sun

Beachgoers relaxed on the boardwalk on Monday in Coney Island, Brooklyn, where the temperature reached 94 degrees. It is expected to hit 90 degrees in New York City on Tuesday.

Big City Book Club’s Discussion of ‘Open City’

Readers can share observations of Teju Cole's novel, which has been praised for asking the big questions, at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time.

New York Today: Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot

Monday: A heat advisory; a rise in violent crime; and adventures in space.

Stalled Subway Inspires Word Game

A bored passenger, stuck on the E line in Queens, passed the time writing appropriate sentiments using some of the letters in "signal problems."

New York Parking Alert: Alternate-Side Parking Rules Suspended This Weekend

Because of Eid al-Fitr, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Saturday and Sunday.

Thoughts While Sitting at the Grand Central Library

Metropolitan Diary: A reader at a library branch mused poetically about the bug that crawled out of his book.

New York Today: A Family Still Shaken

Friday: A year after tragedy, the sun won't be shy, and protesting through art.

Looking for Mr. Fusion

Metropolitan Diary: Seeing an oddly dressed man on the subway, an observer recalled the significance of 2015 in "Back to the Future."

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