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Blogging From the Five Boroughs
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Metropolitan Diary: A mild request by postal clerks, updated for the digital age, is seen on a sign in Queens.
What you need to know for Wednesday: Looking down from 1,000 feet, gusty weather, and a police social-media effort goes awry.
Metropolitan Diary: Trying to do a good deed by delivering a package to its owner, a girl encountered only nastiness.
What you need to know for Tuesday: Earth Day celebrations, warmer and eventually rainy weather, and a World's Fair gem reopens.
What you need to know for Monday: resistance to banning carriage horses, more lovely weather, and a museum's expansion draws critics.
Metropolitan Diary: The giant man outside a Lower East Side rock club took it personally when a young person sneaked in.
New Yorkers across the city dressed to impress to celebrate Easter on a cheerful Sunday. Blooming trees, strollers on Fifth Avenue and Brooklyn churchgoers all looked grand under the gleaming sun.
Runners, including those who were injured in the Boston Marathon bombing last year, participated in the Boston Marathon Tribute Run on Saturday.
Evolution has guided the skunk cabbage to a series of highly unusual adaptations through which the plant attracts spring’s earliest insect pollinators.
A cross was prepared for the Good Friday procession at the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church of Red Hook, Brooklyn, on Friday. The Gothic church, built in 1855, is still struggling to make repairs from the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
The Times asked readers to share their memories of the 1964 New York World’s Fair. Here is an edited selection of those stories.
A few structures from the fair stand in good condition; others have have fallen into disrepair or have been reinvented.
A slide show of photographs of the past week in New York City and the region includes a spring scene at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a meat market in the East Village and the funeral for a New York police officer.
The death of Gabriel García Márquez set off a flurry of obituaries and appraisals, as well as appreciations from Latin American readers in New York who grew up in the world Mr. García Márquez described.
A 12-room penthouse with panoramic park views in the venerable Prasada co-op building.
Muralists are honoring the singer Cheo Feliciano, who died Thursday in a car accident in Puerto Rico.
Metropolitan Diary: Empathy with a dirty rodent created a lingering sense of guilt about why there was no similar feeling for the homeless.
What you need to know for Friday and Easter weekend: a guide for children, sunny skies, and a deal with transit workers.
East Village Meat Market, opened by Julian Baczynsky in 1970 and a vestige of the old Eastern European community, is contending with scores of customers at its busiest time of year, the weeks just before Easter.
Metropolitan Diary: In a quiet moment on the subway, he was reading sheet music, and she was concentrating on a book about a murder spree.