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Updated: 18 min 57 sec ago

Detective Injured in Greenwich Village Shootout Leaves Hospital

9 hours 12 min ago
Mario Muniz, the New York police detective who was injured in a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, was released from Bellevue Hospital Center on Wednesday.

Children Replacing Dogs in Walt Whitman Park

14 hours 32 min ago
Metropolitan Diary: From her window near Walt Whitman Park in Brooklyn, a woman watched the 9 a.m. shift change when dogs were leashed and children took over.

New York Today: Fish and Knish

17 hours 17 min ago
What you need to know for Wednesday: A review of the Russ & Daughters cafe, clouds arrive, and Honey Day at the High Line.

Different Needs at Pilates Class

Jul 29, 2014
Metropolitan Diary: When a fitness instructor asked for exercise requests, the responses soon jumped from the practical to the silly.

New York Today: Films Alfresco

Jul 29, 2014
What you need to know for Tuesday: Outdoor films galore, suspiciously perfect weather, and a Soul Train in Brooklyn.

New York Today: Happy Eid

Jul 28, 2014
What you need to know for Monday: A Muslim holy festival, possible showers, and a slam dunk over a police car.

A Subway Rider’s Scary Jewelry

Jul 27, 2014
Metropolitan Diary: A subway rider realized that what he had thought was a bracelet worn by the man seated next to him was, in fact, alive.

Smooth Dogfish Shark: A Threat, if You’re a Clam

Jul 25, 2014
The smooth dogfish (Mustelus canis) never grows much larger than three feet long and can be surprisingly abundant off the beaches along New York City’s Rockaway Peninsula.

Big Ticket | Park and River Vistas for $30 Million

Jul 25, 2014
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

Jul 25, 2014
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

Jul 25, 2014
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

Jul 25, 2014
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

Jul 25, 2014
What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: life aboard the Rockaway Ferry, nice weather eventually turning cloudy, and G train woes begin.

Ode to Grand Central

Jul 24, 2014
Metropolitan Diary: A poetic tribute to the celestial-ceilinged railroad terminal the author calls a polyglot of promise.

New York Today: Planes, Trains And …

Jul 24, 2014
What you need to know for Thursday: meeting the region's transit needs, slightly cooler weather, and the parking-spot critic of Glendale, Queens.

Reading Other People’s Job Applications

Jul 23, 2014
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

Jul 23, 2014
What you need to know for Wednesday: A vacation with the mayor, afternoon showers, and the mystery around two white flags.

Stranded in SoHo, With No Phone and No Money

Jul 22, 2014
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

Jul 22, 2014
What you need to know for Tuesday: Waiting for Shakespeare in the Park, a gorgeous day, and mysterious white flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge.

An Elk Is New

Jul 21, 2014
A Roosevelt elk, born June 10, has joined the herd at the Queens Zoo.
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