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It’s Thursday. Yes, that was Lynne Patton, a Trump associate who runs the HUD office in New York, who was a focus of attention at the Michael Cohen hearing yesterday.
Weather: Sunny skies may help melt whatever snow stuck around from last night. Wear good shoes.
Alternate-side parking: In effect until March 6 (Ash Wednesday).
First came dire warnings that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority needed so much money that even with a fare increase, service cuts might be necessary.
Then Governor Cuomo intervened, saying that paying more money for this transit service was a bad idea, humiliating the cash-strapped agency he said he did not control.
Naturally, there was more outrage — this time from people who said Mr. Cuomo does, indeed, control the agency.
More wrangling occurred, but the need for a fare increase never went away.
Yesterday, it arrived.
The M.T.A.’s board voted to increase the cost of weekly and monthly MetroCards, as well as most rides on the commuter rails, as well as tolls for its bridges and tunnels.
[Read the full story about the fare increases.]
The takeaway: Even with the 6 million that the fare increase is expected to bring, the M.T.A. needs more money. That’s where congestion pricing becomes a factor.
The latest version of that plan will charge drivers for entering Manhattan below 60th Street. It will happen only if state legislators approve it, and it is uncertain if they will.
The math: The pay-per-ride MetroCard costs are increasing because the M.T.A. board voted to eliminate the bonus you get when purchasing several rides at once. (This chart from the M.T.A. has details about the bonuses being abolished.)
Subway and bus prices:
The price for unlimited rides on the following MetroCards will change beginning April 21.
• 7-day MetroCards: , up from
• 30-day MetroCards: 7, up from 1
Bridge and tunnel prices:
For cars, tolls will increase on March 31.
For example, here is how fees will rise on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge (where tolls are collected only when entering Staten Island):
• E-ZPass toll: .24, up from .52
• Toll by mail: , up from
Commuter rail prices
Fares on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North are increasing.
• Here is a list of new L.I.R.R. fares.
• Here are the new fares for Metro-North’s Harlem, Hudson and New Haven lines.
There was some good news for commuters. In May, the M.T.A. will introduce technology that could make “swiping” into the subways and buses faster.
Instead of using a plastic MetroCard, riders will be able to tap a card or smartphone at an electronic reader — and poof — you’re in.
The technology is called OMNY, which stands for One Metro New York (or, as one person wrote on Twitter, “Our Management Neglects You”).
The OMNY system will begin in May on the 4, 5 and 6 lines, between Grand Central Station in Manhattan and Barclays Center in Brooklyn. OMNY will also be used on all Staten Island buses.From The Times
School of rap: The improvisational rap group co-founded by Lin-Manuel Miranda will offer classes in rap, beatboxing and improv next month.
18 skeletons: A Revolutionary War burial ground may have just been discovered upstate.
Back story: The crossing where two Long Island Rail Road trains slammed into a vehicle, killing three people, had been considered dangerous and was supposed to be eliminated.
Public art: Five giant yellow sculptures are coming to Park Avenue on Monday, and they’re called “Tension Sculptures.”
[Want more news from New York and around the region? Check out our full coverage.]
The mini crossword: Here is today’s puzzle.
Investigate the leak: Jumaane Williams, who was elected public advocate on Tuesday, said he would support a police investigation into how his decade-old arrest became public just days before the election. [FAQ NYC]
After 0 million, a reset: The city is rethinking its mental health initiative after years of opaque budgets and obscure performance metrics. [Politico NY]
Arrested: A man turned himself in to the police in Brooklyn after surveillance video showed two drivers bypassing school buses by driving on a sidewalk. [NBC New York]
That’s how much New York City tax collectors say the billionaire Ken Griffin’s Central Park West penthouse — for which he recently paid 8 million — is effectively worth, according to The Wall Street Journal.Quote of the day
“When the culture of graffiti I grew up with died out at end of the ’80s, I longed for something as sublime and as useless as spraying art on a wall. I found it on a porcelain plate in a French kitchen.”
— Edward Lee, a chef and author, who recently wrote about his upbringing in New York City.
Listen to disco while in downward-facing dog at Bogart House’s wellness happy hour in East Williamsburg. 7 p.m. [; includes a yoga mat]
Get a crash course in the history of chocolate at the Brooklyn Brainery. 8:30. p.m. 
Youth of color will perform works by black L.G.B.T. poets at the Brooklyn Museum. 6 p.m. [Free]
Oops! We told you this was happening yesterday; it’s actually happening tonight. The rapper Talib Kweli will be on the 1s and 2s at Brooklyn Bowl in celebration of Black History Month. 11 p.m. 
— Iman Stevenson
Events are subject to change, so double-check before heading out. For more events, see the going-out guides from The Times’s culture pages.And finally:
New York City has no shortage of discount stores.
The small discount retailer known as “Jacks” has two stores on 40th Street in Manhattan (one on the East Side, one on the West Side). Throughout the five boroughs, there are 10 LOT-LESS Closeout stores. And within a 10 miles of Times Square, there are 74 Dollar Tree stores.
Just to name a few.
Joining the mix will be Daiso, which Eater called “a Japanese ‘Dollar Store.’” The company will open its first store on the East Coast on March 8 in Flushing, Queens.
So, if you’re in the market for a “sushi mold” or “stainless soap,” your wait may soon be over.
It’s Thursday — Happy birthday to the actor and Brooklyn native John Turturro.Metropolitan Diary: Looking back
In January 1958 I moved to New York from Davenport, Iowa. I was 23 and starting a new job in the marketing department at Look magazine.
I had no place to live. My father had advised me to take a cab from La Guardia into Manhattan and to ask the driver to take me to an apartment building off Broadway where I could get a temporary residence on a week-to-week basis.
I did exactly as my father had suggested, and during the ride from the airport I told the cabdriver all about my life and how excited I was to be coming to live in New York.
Ten years later, I was living in Detroit with my wife and two children and managing the Look sales office there when I came to New York for a business meeting.
After the meeting ended and it was time to return home, I got a cab at 51st Street and Madison to take me to the airport.
Halfway there, the cabdriver pulled to the side of road and turned around.
“I know you,” he said. “You’re from Iowa and you work for Look magazine.”
We had a great chat, and when we got to the airport, I have him a tip. It was a lot at the time.
— Alan Waxenberg
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【第】【六】【百】【一】【十】【八】【章】【整】【顿】【三】【军】【进】【入】【异】【魔】【势】【力】 “【哟】【呵】，【挺】【会】【教】【啊】。”【听】【着】【血】【陨】【军】【团】【大】【吼】，【渔】【梦】【却】【不】【高】【兴】【了】，【死】【死】【盯】【住】【江】【克】，【不】【知】【道】【在】【酝】【酿】【什】【么】。 “【不】【不】【不】，【我】【只】【是】【随】【便】【提】【示】【一】【下】，【关】【键】【还】【是】【龙】【奇】【自】【己】【的】【造】【化】。”【江】【克】【脸】【刷】【一】【下】【就】【黑】【了】，【有】【种】【大】【祸】【临】【头】【的】【感】【觉】。 “【回】【去】【在】【收】【拾】【你】。”【白】【了】【江】【克】【一】【眼】，【渔】【梦】【直】【接】【追】【了】【出】
（【求】【收】【藏】！【求】【订】【阅】！【求】【推】【荐】！） 【的】【确】【有】【人】【被】【清】【除】【了】。 【但】【不】【是】【步】【凡】，【而】【是】【被】【嫉】【妒】【心】【控】【制】【了】【理】【智】【的】【查】【理】【曼】！ 【加】【里】【塔】【诺】【把】【查】【理】【曼】【下】【放】【到】【了】【二】【队】。 【这】【迫】【使】【查】【理】【曼】【自】【己】【主】【动】【提】【出】【转】【会】。 【打】【二】【队】，【他】【丢】【不】【起】【那】【个】【人】！ 【把】【查】【理】【曼】【清】【除】【出】【队】【后】。 【莱】【加】【内】【斯】【队】【内】，【便】【没】【有】【了】【不】【和】【谐】【的】【声】【音】。 【而】【四】【天】【后】，【球】
“【之】【前】【租】【房】【给】【他】【的】【房】【东】，【还】【活】【着】【吧】？……【算】【了】，【反】【正】【是】【相】【关】【的】【信】【息】【你】【都】【给】【我】【一】【份】【吧】。【至】【于】【那】【些】【还】【活】【着】【的】，【相】【关】【的】【人】【员】，【给】【我】【一】【份】【名】【单】【就】【好】【了】。” “【拜】【托】【你】【了】。”【斯】【落】【给】【钟】【痕】【重】【重】【鞠】【了】【个】【躬】，【以】【表】【示】【自】【己】【的】【感】【谢】。 【说】【实】【话】，【他】【们】【这】【些】【兔】【子】，【数】【量】【还】【是】【太】【少】【了】，【而】【且】【出】【于】【安】【全】【考】【虑】，【警】【局】【那】【边】【的】【数】【据】【库】【并】【没】【有】【底】【层】【的】114历史图库2016【老】【板】【娘】【闻】【言】【不】【禁】【愣】【了】【一】【下】，【然】【后】【她】【就】【对】【着】【萧】【瑟】【缓】【缓】【的】【开】【口】【说】【道】。 “【小】【伙】【子】，【这】【些】【事】【儿】【我】【可】【不】【能】【跟】【你】【说】！【如】【果】【你】【要】【惹】【到】【他】【们】，【再】【把】【我】【给】【卖】【了】，【那】【么】【我】【这】【个】【生】【意】【也】【就】【不】【用】【做】【了】！【要】【不】【你】【再】【去】【问】【问】【别】【人】【吧】！” 【萧】【瑟】【闻】【言】【不】【禁】【眼】【前】【一】【亮】，【看】【来】【这】【个】【老】【板】【娘】【是】【知】【道】【一】【些】【什】【么】【事】【情】。 【只】【见】【萧】【瑟】【从】【钱】【包】【里】【再】【次】【拿】【出】【一】【些】【钱】，
【天】【罡】【异】【族】【的】【首】【领】，【竟】【然】【在】【一】【瞬】【间】，【便】【叶】【星】【辰】【给】【轰】【飞】【了】。 【咻】！ 【乍】【然】【之】【间】，【又】【见】【一】【名】【武】【者】【被】【一】【股】【不】【知】【名】【的】【力】【量】【拍】【飞】【了】。 【不】【到】【三】【息】【的】【时】【间】，【天】【罡】【异】【族】【跟】【地】【煞】【异】【族】【的】【两】【位】【首】【领】，【都】【已】【经】【被】【叶】【星】【辰】【轰】【出】【了】【上】【百】【丈】【开】【外】。 【一】【时】【间】，【天】【罡】【异】【族】【跟】【地】【煞】【异】【族】【的】【族】【人】，【都】【恐】【慌】【了】【起】【来】。 【连】【星】【眸】【异】【族】【的】【族】【人】，【都】【不】【曾】【想】【到】
【坠】【落】【之】【中】，【司】【徒】【静】【只】【是】【手】【诀】【一】【动】，【脚】【下】【便】【呈】【现】【了】【一】【件】【青】【色】【丝】【带】【法】【器】，【眨】【眼】【间】【便】【载】【着】【司】【徒】【静】【飘】【浮】【在】【了】【三】【人】【面】【前】！【而】【钟】【会】【一】【瞥】【司】【徒】【静】【的】【容】【颜】【之】【下】，【却】【不】【由】【显】【露】【了】【几】【分】【的】【不】【测】【之】【色】！ 【天】【地】【元】【氣】，【隨】【處】【可】【見】，【但】【是】【钟】【会】【需】【求】【吸】【收】【煉】【化】，【星】【鬥】【之】【力】，【質】【量】【層】【次】【高】，【吸】【收】【之】【後】【不】【用】【煉】【化】，【可】【惜】【比】【擬】【少】。 【钟】【会】【便】【闻】【到】【了】【空】【气】【中】【洋】