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Filed Under:United States / New York
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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Big Ticket | Park and River Vistas for $30 Million

A three-bedroom at 15 Central Park West, owned by the daughter of the fashion designer Perry Ellis, was the sale of the week.

New York City’s Week in Pictures: July 25

A slide show of photographs from the past week in New York City and the region includes images from the funeral of a Staten Island man and white flags on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Tell Us About Finding Your New York City Neighborhood

For the rest of the summer, City Room will be taking a look at how people live in New York City, and what’s changed in recent years. We want to hear your story.

Correcting a Tour Guide’s Errors

Metropolitan Diary: A man couldn't sit by and hear a tour director mangle New York's geography, so he interrupted with a few words about Jackson Square Park.

New York Today: Finale for a Ferry

What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: life aboard the Rockaway Ferry, nice weather, and G train woes begin.

Ode to Grand Central

Metropolitan Diary: A poetic tribute to the celestial-ceilinged railroad terminal the author calls a polyglot of promise.

New York Today: Planes, Trains And …

What you need to know for Thursday: meeting the region's transit needs, slightly cooler weather, and the funeral for a man who died in police custody.

Reading Other People’s Job Applications

Metropolitan Diary: Reviewing résumés on a crowded train, a man was surprised to find a passenger reading the comments he was writing about each one.

New York Today: Dispatch From Italy

What you need to know for Wednesday: A vacation with the mayor, afternoon showers, and an investigation into state ethics inquiries.

Stranded in SoHo, With No Phone and No Money

Metropolitan Diary: Unable to find her friend's SoHo apartment, a woman was ready to sleep on a bench until she decided to hail a cab and hope for the best.

New York Today: Live From the Line

What you need to know for Tuesday: Waiting for Shakespeare in the Park, a gorgeous day, and a Brazilian dance party.

An Elk Is New

A Roosevelt elk, born June 10, has joined the herd at the Queens Zoo.

New York Today: Not Hot, and That’s Cool

What you need to know for Monday: One more day of cooler weather, the focus on a death in police custody, and the wealthy fail to flee.

A Street Master of the Claw Prize Game

Metropolitan Diary: A homeless-looking man outside Papaya Dog proved himself a virtuoso at using an arcade-style claw machine to collect stuffed animals.

A Sunday With Friends

A group plays cards in the afternoon in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

Week in Pictures for July 18

A slide show of photographs from the past week in New York City and the region includes the Long Island Rail Road, the World Cup and a preserved frog.

Big Ticket | Upper East Side Townhouse for $27.25 Million

A 16-room, 6,700-square-foot neo-Georgian townhouse on the Upper East Side is the sale of the week.

An Interview With Elaine Stritch? Are You Crazy?

A reporter recalls that to be up close and personal with Elaine Stritch was to be caught up in a maelstrom of dramas -- plural.

Mets Fans at the Handicap Elevator

Metropolitan Diary: Two familiar faces met at the subway station: a regular Mets fan at Citi Field and a woman in charge of security in that section.

New York Today: A Strike-Free Weekend

What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: railroad riders rejoice, more welcome weather, and progress in post-hurricane home repairs.

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