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3 hrs ago | Sheepshead Bites
Local leaders are putting pressure on the MTA to restore express service on the F train in Brooklyn, last experienced by commuters in 1987, while the MTA remains a bit iffy on the issue. In a letter sent to MTA Chairman Thomas F. Prendergast today, a bipartisan group of 14 city, state, and federal leaders said that the "benefits of restoring the F train express service in Brooklyn would be felt throughout the borough with decreased travel time to Manhattan, decreased delays along the entire line, and a better quality of life for all subway riders in our communities."
7 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com
On a busy Manhattan thoroughfare, the artist Andy Golub painted the bodies of nude models. Passing New Yorkers tried not to gawk.
11 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Matthew Wada remains jailed on $250,000 bail for allegedly scamming apartment hunters by showing units for rent that were already occupied. A pair of con artists bilked more than 20 apartment seekers out of $60,000 using Craigslist and other real estate websites by listing apartments for rent that were already occupied, prosecutors said Tuesday.
12 hrs ago | Patch.com
A new ferry, which will serve Monmouth and Ocean County residents out of Belford, will be christened the Molly Pitcher , NY Waterway Founder & President Arthur E. Imperatore and Monmouth County Freeholder Serena DiMaso announced Tuesday. The first NY Waterway ferry built in the Garden State since the Weehawken-based ferry service started in 1986, the Molly Pitcher currently is under construction at Yank Marine in Tuckahoe.
13 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Two Columbus Circle vendors were charged with felony assault after they got into a physical altercation that involved each of the two slashing each other. Two Columbus Circle vendors have been charged with felony assault after slashing each other in a wild fight, police said Tuesday.
16 hrs ago | Hyperallergic
This week, New York continues to celebrate the fall season and nothing is slowing down. Here are some key suggestions.
The East River Skyway, proposed by CityRealty's Daniel Levy, would connect Brooklyn to Manhattan via an aerial gondola system. The head of a New York City real estate data and listing site is set to propose Tuesday at the Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit an aerial gondola system that would run along the Brooklyn waterfront and into Manhattan.
An anonymous school-gossip website that saw a sharp rise in popularity over the past year has become a campus cause cA©lA bre since an enterprising journalism student outed the site's top-secret editor. The editor, New York University senior Aristotelis Orginos, founded the site, NYU Secrets, with the goal of uniting a huge and disparate student body in an online space where everything from race relations to suicidal thoughts to bad hangovers could be talked about openly.
Later this month, the Clinton Foundation is throwing a big gala to honor its 2014 Global Citizen Award winner, actor Leonardo DiCaprio. But with this hoity-toity gala, so much for Hillary being the "populist" woman of the people.
"The One with the Free Trip to New York City." What better way for fans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Friends than with their own friends on a free trip to New York City, including a visit to the Central Perk pop-up ? Warner Bros.
It's not as well-known as other historic sites associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, but a six-story Manhattan town house where the Roosevelts lived for decades is reclaiming its place in history as a living testament to their legacy. The home was given to Franklin and Eleanor as a wedding gift in 1908 by FDR's mother, Sara Delano Roosevelt.
Like most non-traded REITs, equity is generated in a blind pool format, so investors really don't know what they're buying. NYRT and ARC New York REIT have the same external manager, and they also have many of the same officers and board members.
Commuters can once again ride the R train between Brooklyn and Manhattan nearly a year after the train's East River tube was shut down to repair widespread water damage from Hurricane Sandy . The link was finally restored at 6 a.m. Monday after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority completed a $250 million project to fix and upgrade the Montague Tunnel's infrastructure, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced.
The House last week quietly cleared a dozen bills renaming post offices, among them 90 Vermilyea Ave. in Inwood, which will become the Corp. Juan Mariel Alcantara Post Office Building. Alcantara died at 22 in Baqubah, Iraq, in 2007.
Standing at Fulton St. and Broadway one recent morning, a gentleman tilted his head back and looked up at the bright blue sky above him in lower Manhattan. The Fulton Center - the MTA's $1.4 billion transit hall that initially will provide a new means of access to nine subway lines - is not yet open.
From Luxury Listings NYC: Palm trees in Gramercy Park? It seems unthinkable. But you should think again, because anything is possible in Las Vegas.
As a Staten Island native, I sometimes feel responsible for hyping up the underdog of the five boroughs. Yes, people know it as the forgotten borough , and yes, it was once home to a dumping ground rumored to be seen from outer space.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:36 pm
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