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|Archived Since:||March 7, 2008|
Wednesday: Heat wave tips, local clips, and artsy trips.
Metropolitan Diary: A couple of riders carefully prevented a scruffy man, sleeping in pajamas, from falling out of the train with his suitcase.
Tuesday: La Guardia's makeover, Bloomberg's new digs, and New York's first mass civil rights protest.
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.
Metropolitan Diary: A woman complained that her boyfriend had hit her with an ax, but the doctor discovered something different.
Friday and the weekend: Summer love, weekend thunderstorms, and a hot day in history.
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.
Thursday: A train's wiring flaws, the sun comes out to play and a lesson in New York music history.
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.
Wednesday: The roving mayor, more tolerable weather, and $22-a-night accommodations -- in a van.
Metropolitan Diary: Discovering that normally jaded New York subway riders will become fascinated at the sight of a reader happily engrossed in a volume.
Tuesday: One more day of heat, a fugitive's tale, and Hostess corn dogs.
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.
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.
Monday: A heat advisory; a rise in violent crime; and adventures in space.
A bored passenger, stuck on the E line in Queens, passed the time writing appropriate sentiments using some of the letters in "signal problems."
Because of Eid al-Fitr, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Saturday and Sunday.
Metropolitan Diary: A reader at a library branch mused poetically about the bug that crawled out of his book.
Friday: A year after tragedy, the sun won't be shy, and protesting through art.
Metropolitan Diary: Seeing an oddly dressed man on the subway, an observer recalled the significance of 2015 in "Back to the Future."