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In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...
Times Staff WriterNew York's secret gardens Surprising, serene refuges soften the city's hard-edged corners, cacophony and crowds. By Susan Spano Times NEW YORK Broadway runs on a diagonal; the D train goes to Yankee Stadium; for bagels, go to H&H on the Upper West...
Times Staff WriterBroadway runs on a diagonal; the D train goes to Yankee Stadium; for bagels, go to H&H on the Upper West Side. There are plenty of guidebooks to tell you things like that. What they don't explain and what many visitors never understand is how residents...
Times Staff WriterThe first American bombs are hours from falling on Kabul, and Haron Amin, the lead spokesman for the rebel forces fighting the Taliban, is holed up in the war room of the Northern Alliance. There is no place to sit. The only chair is occupied. So he lands...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Koch's favorite moment as mayor of New York City, fittingly, involved yelling. Suddenly inspired to do something brash about the rare transit strike that crippled the city in 1980, he strode down to the Brooklyn Bridge to...
David Plowden's second-floor office in his Winnetka home is not the sanctuary that was his now-shuttered basement darkroom. It is more prone to distractions, but that is just one of the allowances that the celebrated 80-year-old photographer has made to...
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They've lost their homes, their businesses and many are still stranded -- but residents in the hurricane-battered northeast are overcoming the after effects of Superstorm Sandy with a gritty resolve. "It's sort of like the transit strike a few years...
pix11.comFirst, the park was getting a French modernist nude sculpture to grace a corner of the park, but the beauty might be diminished by the copious amounts of pigeon poop collecting. "It's not very pleasant. I guess you can hope for rain I suppose," said a...
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PIX11.comA pedestrian is dead and two are injured after a vehicle flipped and landed on its roof on a sidewalk in Queens early Monday. Police say the accident happened just after 4 a.m. just feet away from the Queensboro Plaza Station on the N, R and 7 lines,...
pix11.comThe bridge formerly known as the “Queensboro” will now be called the “Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge” the City Council decided Wednesday. The measure, proposed by Mayor Bloomberg, passed with a 38 to 12 vote. The cost of updating...
wpix.comHere we go again: a car came off the Queensboro-Ed Koch Bridge Saturday and slammed into a building in Queens Plaza -- the very same area where there have been two deadly car crashes in the past couple of months. Police say the vehicle careened into a...
wpix.comPolice say a naked man punched a bicyclist while running across the Queensboro Bridge early Friday morning. Cops say a 65-year-old man, who they described as an "emotionally disturbed person," was running on the lower level of the Queensboro Bridge at...
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