Metropolitan Diary: At an Upper West Side spa, a facialist and her client go back and forth about their Passover traditions.
Metropolitan Diary: Fondly remembering a wino on the Upper West Side, his favorite cheap wine and his dog, Bill, who guarded them both.
Metropolitan Diary: An emigrant from the Upper West Side emailed her family complaining about the sounds of the suburbs.
Metropolitan Diary: A rabbi, a superintendent and a doorman were seen on the Upper West Side on a snowy day deliberating on whether parking rules had been suspended.
Metropolitan Diary: A toddler being pushed in her stroller on the Upper West Side made it clear what she thought of her attendant's behavior.