Blog Profile / City Room

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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

New York Today: Last Moments of Zen

Thursday: Saying goodbye to Jon, perfect weather, and the Voting Rights Act.

A Sergeant Is Laid to Rest

The funeral for Frank Musella, 37, a New York City sanitation officer who died on the job, was held in Brooklyn on Wednesday.

Times Have Changed: Senior Version

Metropolitan Diary: Three elderly women waiting for the bus have a frank discussion of things their grandmothers would not have discussed.

New York Today: Sinking In

Wednesday: Sinkholes and more, sunny weather, and tips for city gardening.

Commuters With Long Memories

Metropolitan Diary: After 14 years, an ex-New Yorker revisiting Grand Central Terminal encountered a former fellow commuter.

New York Today: The Heat Is (Almost) Off

Tuesday: The heat wave is ending (but not until tomorrow), it's still hot, and local songbirds.

New York Today: Hope Is in Season

Monday: The Mets rally, it's still hot, and honoring James Baldwin.

Missing Below Ground (Amen)

Metropolitan Diary: A good word for the isolation that lasts for a few blocks on the subway: no cellphone service, no tweets, and time to read.

A Half-Marathon in Brooklyn

Metropolitan Diary: From the long early journey to the abrupt end around the bend, a road race becomes a metaphor of life to a participant.

New York Today: Call Us Ishmael

Friday and the weekend: Herman Melville's birthday, more heat, and a blue moon.

Bad Day for Dry Cleaning

A man tried to protect his clothes as he crossed 26th Street at Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Thursday. Forecasters say Friday will be sunny, with a high in the 90s.

What’s Your Secret to a Long Life? Tell Us in a Video

The Times is asking readers to submit a 15-second video of a person age 85 and older answering that age-old question.

A Moment With Mr. Trump

Metropolitan Diary: A Canadian visitor who appreciated the availability of the restrooms in the Trump Tower got a chance to thank the Great Man personally.

New York Today: If You Can’t Stand the Heat

Thursday: Restaurant Week, more heat, and a holiday sweet.

An Aroma From the Past

Metropolitan Diary: Riding in a crowded elevator up to an art gallery in Chelsea, a woman in her 70s recognized the familiar smell of marijuana.

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.

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