| Jun 27, 2009
Subway and bus fares in New York City will go up Sunday. The cost of a single ride will go from $2.00 to $2.25. A 30-day Metrocard will jump from $81 to $89, while the price of a 7-day unlimited Metrocard will rise from $25 to $27. Express bus fares are...
| Jul 13, 2009
Often the second choice of drivers taking the Throgs Neck Bridge to the Bronx, the Clearview Expressway is the only option Monday for thousands of commuters since a fire caused massive traffic disruptions.
The ramp off the Cross Island Parkway will...
| Feb 22, 2009
The "Muse of Music" fountain in front of the Hollywood Bowl was completed in 1940 and designed by George Stanley, who also created the Oscar statuette. Lori Shepler, Lost Angeles Times
The Causeway of the Triborough Bridge, which spans New York's East...
| Jan 2, 2010
| 11:36 AM
A drunk city worker was slapped with a DWI Friday, as he was on his way to pick up Commissioner Robert Hess and drive him to City Hall for the 2010 inauguration ceremonies.
Nathaniel Chambers, 45, was flagged down by police at the toll plaza of the...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 1:39 PM
NEW YORK (PIX11) -- The Good Samaritan who stopped at the scene of a nasty accident on the Major Deegan Expressway has been busted for insurance fraud, grand larceny and falsifying business records.
Gabriel Leon Hernandez, 33, of the Bronx, collected...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 10:18 AM
Two men will spend decades behind bars for the beating death of an Ecuadorian immigrant after mistaking him and his brother for a gay couple.
Hakim Scott, 26 and Keith Phoenix, 30, were initially charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime in the...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 2:44 PM
"AMORE: The Story of Italian American Song"
By Mark RotellaFarrar, Straus & Giroux, 320 pages, $26.00
1947 was a splendid year for Italian Americans. For decades, Italian immigrants, especially those from the poorer southern regions, were feared,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:36 PM
All seven of the ``regular readers'' of my column have noticed that I stopped writing about the threat to us all from the animals.
Well, you see, one of the senior editors of this opining department is in cahoots with the animals. She warned me...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Millions of people in the path of Friday's powerful storm knew what was coming and braced for the worst. Many hunkered down in their basements, warned by meteorologists who had tracked the storm over 600 miles as it gathered speed and strength and drew...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Hopes for President Barack Obama's visit to Harlem are as high as the level of funds in his war chest, but this visit uptown is intended to show that donations toward the president's reelection don't all come from high rollers. Whether or not that...