More New York City Articles

  • NYC's aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

    NEW YORK (AP) — At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans. Dark corridors of Manhattan's aging Port Authority Bus Terminal are populated by...

  • Strike threat plays to Cuomo's image as pragmatist

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's work to avert a strike on the nation's largest commuter rail system won praise from commuters and political observers alike — while playing nicely into his aggressively cultivated image as a pragmatist skilled at managing chaos. The...

  • Railroad deal relief for vacation-bound NY mayor

    NEW YORK (AP) — Now the mayor can take off without taking heat. A tentative labor deal Thursday at the nation's biggest commuter railroad was a lifeline for riders — and a political relief for Mayor Bill de Blasio. He rankled commuters, got roasted by the city's tabloids and even took a...

  • Lyft still trying to start New York City service

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With its bid to enter the New York City market challenged in court, the on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft says it's trying to resolve issues with authorities about insurance and operations and expects to start soon. The state suit was filed Friday, alleging the company...

  • EXography: Wall Street migrates south to low-cost Southern cities

    When we think about American finance, the default Image is of a pinstriped banker on Wall Street. But increasingly, the financial services sector, which employs eight million people, is shifting away from the traditional bastions of money.

  • MTA head cites wide gulf in LIRR contract talks

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Pessimism grew about the prospects of a strike at the nation's largest commuter railroad this weekend after union negotiators said Monday that talks had collapsed amid a dispute over whether future Long Island Rail Road employees should be required to contribute to their...

  • Hey, Snotty Bloomberg: Mind your own crumbling city

    The former New York City mayor mouthed off about my adopted hometown of Colorado Springs and my friends in nearby Pueblo in Rolling Stone magazine this month.

  • Proposed bill to regulate NYC costumed characters

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City Council member is drafting legislation to regulate the costumed characters who roam Times Square. The bill being proposed by Councilman Dan Garodnick would require that the costumed performers be licensed and go through a background check. Garodnick says there...

  • Joe Biden: China airports better than New York's LaGuardia

    Vice President Joe Biden took a swipe at New York's LaGuardia Airport Wednesday, calling the aging facility not even up to Chinese standards.

  • 2 women raped, 3rd attacked in city neighborhood

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Buffalo say they've increased patrols in a section of the city where two women have been raped and a third assaulted since late last month. Officials tell local media that the first attack occurred June 29, when a 33-year-old woman was raped and robbed on the...

  • Overnight storm caused some power outages on SI

    NEW YORK (AP) — Strong winds overnight knocked out electricity for some residents of Staten Island. In the Lower Hudson Valley, downed trees and branches caused some road closures. More than 1,000 Staten Island homes were without power at the height of the storm. Nearly all power was...

  • NYC's school superintendents must reapply for jobs

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's 41 school superintendents will have to re-apply for their jobs this summer under a new policy that sets stricter job qualifications. Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina (fah-REEN'-yah) made the announcement Tuesday. New applicants will need at least 10 years of...

  • Rodents winning New York rat race, but humans fight back

    NEW YORK — Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark. Sticky traps scattered around the tidy, fifth-floor walkup yield as many as three rats a night, what she believes is just a fraction of the invading...



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