Freeze Frame

Friday, 09 January 2015 by

A fountain at Bryant Park was a popular photo backdrop on a frigid Thursday in New York City.

Bringing Home a Cactus

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 by

Metropolitan Diary: It was a mediocre cactus at best, but the woman on the N train was cradling it so tenderly that it seemed like the ideal present.

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A Different Sort of Santa Suit

Friday, 02 January 2015 by

Dick Shea braved the icy waters off Brooklyn during the Coney Island Polar Bear Club’s annual plunge on New Year’s Day.

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Finding the Bus With the Backpack

Thursday, 01 January 2015 by

Metropolitan Diary: Frantic that her 3-year-old had just left her stuffed tiger on a city bus, a mother used modern electronics to track the bus down.

Pick Your Favorite New York Zoo Animal

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 by

Ten photos of adorable, fearsome or otherwise noteworthy creatures await your judgment.

Metropolitan Diary: After a local barbershop shutters, a yearslong search for a new barber ends with a cut and a surprise.

Live coverage of the funeral of Officer Ramos, who was shot dead with his patrol partner as they sat in their car.

Holly trees, common in New York City’s woodlands, have long been associated with winter resilience, good fortune and a touch of forest mythology.

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Merry Christmas From Lou Reed and John Cale

Thursday, 25 December 2014 by

Lou Reed and John Cale had a real good time together at Mr. Reed’s apartment on Christmas Day 1977.

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All Aboard for the Whimsical Tour

Thursday, 25 December 2014 by

Visitors check out the models at the New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train show.