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Blogging From the Five Boroughs
Updated: 43 min 45 sec ago
Metropolitan Diary: A poetic tribute to the celestial-ceilinged railroad terminal the author calls a polyglot of promise.
What you need to know for Thursday: meeting the region's transit needs, slightly cooler weather, and the parking-spot critic of Glendale, Queens.
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.
What you need to know for Wednesday: A vacation with the mayor, afternoon showers, and the mystery around two white flags.
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.
What you need to know for Tuesday: Waiting for Shakespeare in the Park, a gorgeous day, and mysterious white flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge.
A Roosevelt elk, born June 10, has joined the herd at the Queens Zoo.
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.
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 group plays cards in the afternoon in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
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.
A 16-room, 6,700-square-foot neo-Georgian townhouse on the Upper East Side is the sale of the week.
A reporter recalls that to be up close and personal with Elaine Stritch was to be caught up in a maelstrom of dramas — plural.
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.
What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: railroad riders rejoice, more welcome weather, and progress in post-hurricane home repairs.
Summertime dreams syncopated with the sounds of basketballs beating the asphalt around New York City.
Metropolitan Diary: Maurice sold discarded newspapers in Greenwich Village in the 1960s, and protected his privacy until he asked some friends to accompany him to a station.
What you need to know for Thursday: the governor joins railroad strike talks, great weather ahead, and the city gathers its artifacts.
Metropolitan Diary: A trio of musicians filled a car on the No. 1 train with hits from the '60s, and ended with a clever tribute.
What you need to know for Wednesday: Storm spotters, some final showers, and the mayor appears on "The Colbert Report."