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Blogging From the Five Boroughs
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Metropolitan Diary: Mark B. was an institution within an institution, the benevolent doorman at Bowlmor Lanes in Greenwich Village, which closed on Monday.
What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: croquet gear from a hurricane's splinters, fair weather continues, and a drop in student obesity.
Metropolitan Diary: A poet's grim look at the Far West Side as she remembered seeing it with her mother 31 years ago.
What you need to know for Thursday: train unrest explained, more-than-fair weather, and a bill to regulate Times Square Elmos.
Metropolitan Diary: An Independence Day crowd at the Brooklyn Promenade got less congested as complainers left early, not realizing that they had been watching the wrong show.
What you need to know for Wednesday: Brooklynites favor a new drug policy, a sunny day, and a hip-hop festival.
Firefighters on Tuesday attended the Staten Island wake of Lt. Gordon Matthew Ambelas, 40, who died in a Brooklyn fire Saturday.
Metropolitan Diary: After a woman had carefully settled her injured husband in the back seat, the cabby had just one question.
What you need to know for Tuesday: The High Line you never knew, more steamy weather, and a baby abandoned in the subway.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo with Amanda Houser, 10, on Monday in the ceremonial signing of a bill authorizing medical marijuana in New York.
Michael Powell has written the Gotham column for a little more than three years, covering wayward bishops, egocentric governors, and varieties of suffering and inspiration. We asked him to share some of his favorite columns.
City Room has dug up articles from The New York Times archives during the past week that tell tales of city summers past. We’ll end the series with articles that are all about the heat.
What you need to know for Monday: catching up after a long weekend, sticky weather, and end times for a venerable bowling alley.
Metropolitan Diary: When a man dropped his music player between the boards of a Hudson River pier, a fisherman offered his wife a tool previously used for gutting.
City Room is digging up articles from The New York Times’s archives that tell tales of New York City summers past. Today looks at the challenges outdoor concerts pose for musicians.
During this holiday weekend (and the week past), City Room is digging up articles from The New York Times’ archives that tell tales of New York City summers past. Today we’re sharing a couple stories about summer life in the city.
Despite the rainy weather, the fireworks shows must go on, and did, making for spectacular views.
A slide show of photographs from the past week in New York City and the region includes a police informer and Police Academy graduates.
A three-bedroom apartment at the glassy One57 condominium tower is the sale of the week.
During this holiday week, City Room is digging up stories from The New York Times’ archives that tell tales of New York City summers past. Today’s collection of stories reflect on summers in the late 1800s and early 1900s.