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Blogging From the Five Boroughs
Updated: 18 min 57 sec 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.
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.
What you need to know for Wednesday: A review of the Russ & Daughters cafe, clouds arrive, and Honey Day at the High Line.
Metropolitan Diary: When a fitness instructor asked for exercise requests, the responses soon jumped from the practical to the silly.
What you need to know for Tuesday: Outdoor films galore, suspiciously perfect weather, and a Soul Train in Brooklyn.
What you need to know for Monday: A Muslim holy festival, possible showers, and a slam dunk over a police car.
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.
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.
A three-bedroom at 15 Central Park West, owned by the daughter of the fashion designer Perry Ellis, was the sale of the week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.