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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:07:25 GMTTracks leading away from Pennsylvania Station in New York. Amtrak, which owns and operates the terminal, says the rail infrastructure there has become so brittle that it urgently needs a major overhaul.Officials say the move, which would cause huge disruptions for commuters, is needed because infrastructure at the terminal urgently needs an overhaul.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:32:04 GMTAn elevated subway station in Brooklyn. More than 75 percent of New York’s subway stations are not accessible to disabled people, a lawsuit says.Two lawsuits contend that more than 75 percent of the city’s subway stations do not have elevators, lifts or other methods that make them accessible for people who are unable to use stairs.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:08:24 GMTMaria Comella, second from right, in 2014, during her time working for Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey. Ms. Comella had worked as an outside consultant for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York this year.Ms. Comella, who has served several Republicans as part of presidential campaigns, said she accepted the position in part out of a desire to remain involved in the democratic process.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:07:19 GMTAlong the East River at 53rd Street in Manhattan. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that the city would develop the gap of the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway between 41st and 61st Streets, the largest gap in the 32-mile loop.Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans for an esplanade to shrink the East Side gap between 41st and 61st Streets in the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:21 GMTElizabeth Garraway, principal of Public School 118 in Park Slope, Brooklyn, said that students had taken on voluntary projects at home since the school changed its homework policy last fall.At some city public schools, worksheets are out, passion projects are in, but some say the push against homework favors families with money and time.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:12:13 GMTAssemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, a Republican who represents parts of Staten Island and Brooklyn, has filed to run for New York City mayor.Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis has filed paperwork to run in the election, with a screening on Wednesday set to give candidates a chance to appeal to party leaders.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:33:42 GMTA new project offers an aural trip to the New York City of 400 years ago, when the din was from the frogs, not the cars.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:14:29 GMTJoon H. Kim, the acting United States attorney in Manhattan, announced charges against three retired police officers and a former Brooklyn prosecutor in a federal corruption investigation.New York policemen took bribes, like cash, an $8,000 watch, vacations and guns, to issue permits without background checks, federal prosecutors said.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:36:10 GMTTourists taking in the views from the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. The bridge, which crosses the river at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., long carried trains before falling into disrepair.After visiting the world’s longest elevated pedestrian bridge, explore the industrial architecture in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and pause for a craft beer.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:01 GMTHumming during a checkup, and getting an unlikely accompaniment.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:06:27 GMTIn the garment district in Midtown Manhattan.Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has a plan that would strip the garment district in Manhattan of special zoning protections.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:38:12 GMTGreg Marius, founder of the Entertainers Basketball Classic, attended the introduction of a new basketball shoe in August at Holcombe Rucker Park in Harlem, the site of the classic.Mr. Marius’s Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park in Harlem featured playground legends, professional basketball players, corporate sponsors and exuberant crowds.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:24:50 GMTDaniel Humm, left, and Will Guidara at their new fast-casual restaurant, Made Nice, in the Flatiron district.Empire Diner unveils its latest iteration, chef moves and other restaurant news.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:23:22 GMTAs before, there is an upstairs balcony, but now it’s roomier.The reboot of Danny Meyer’s first restaurant replicates much of the look, taste and comfort that made the original so popular.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:38:57 GMTThat sounds heavenly.Tuesday: Remembering the “First Lady of Song,” soggy weather, and narrating Brooklyn’s past.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:01:12 GMTWes Moore, an author, combat veteran and entrepreneur, will become the chief executive of Robin Hood, which distributed $130 million last year.Wes Moore, an author, combat veteran and entrepreneur, will lead the foundation, which distributed $130 million to organizations in New York City last year.