| Jun 13, 2011
| 7:46 AM
An alternate route into Manhattan has opened for commuters on the east side. Despite the gloomy skies, the East River Ferry, run by NY Waterway took its inaugural ride at 7 a.m. Monday.
The ferry operates between Manhattan, on Wall Street and East 34th...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:03 AM
Con Edison calls it a voltage reduction. Its customers call it a brownout. In any case, it is a controlled reduction of power for tens of thousands of homes in the Tri State area, thanks to Friday's record high temperatures.
In thirteen neighborhoods and...
| Dec 20, 2008
| 4:05 PM
Chicago-area supermarkets, gourmet shops and bakeries routinely sell mislabeled products that pose a danger to those with food allergies, according to Tribune testing and a comprehensive check of grocery aisles.
When informed of the findings, more than a...
| Oct 22, 2008
One of the two transit officers from Long Island shot by an alleged fare beater on a Queens subway platform was back home Wednesday, saying he is "feeling great" but is concerned about his critically injured partner.
Jason Maass, 28, who police said...
| Dec 17, 2008
LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. - Unlike CC Sabathia, who had to be dragged kicking and screaming and enticed with a $161-million contract and an opt-out clause, Francisco Rodriguez actually wanted to be in New York.
He got to see New York on Wednesday -- well,...
| Jan 24, 2009
LONG ISLAND CITY - New York City police have released shocking surveillance video, showing robbers viciously beating innocent people in Long Island City.
In total, four teenagers were arrested and are accused of six robberies between January 12 and...
| Feb 26, 2008
| 9:23 AM
From the airports
Taxi: It may not be the most cost effective, but the most convenient way to get into town is to collect your bags and get in line for a taxi. From John F. Kennedy Airport, taxis are required to charge a flat fee to Manhattan of $45 plus...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 2:00 PM
An all-immigrant Queens high school, which only accepts students who have arrived in the county in the past year, has managed to crack the top 10 of the U.S. News & World Report's list of the nation's best 100 high schools.
Newcomers High School, which...
| Jul 20, 2009
Bus riders traveling through Brooklyn may have an easier commute in January 2010.
The 10-mile B61 bus route will be split into two bus lines in an effort to reduce passenger wait times and provide consistent service.
The B61 currently runs from Long...
| Sep 8, 2009
An early morning three-alarm fire broke out in Queens Tuesday morning.
At 6am, firefighters arrived at a two-story brick commercial building at 50-10 27 Street in Long Island City. Fire officials declared the blaze three-alarms by 6:23am.