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Bob Schwartz, owner of Eneslow Shoes, at the announcement about 2nd Avenue Restaurant & Retail Week - May 31, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

2nd Avenue Restaurant And Retail Week Kicks Off Saturday

Discounts and specials will be offered by 27 restaurants and 30 retailers of businesses and will run through June 8. They run from 66th Street to 97th Street.

05/31/2013

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Worker Recovering After Being Trapped For Hours Below Subway Site

The worker was pulled out shortly after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and is being treated for various injuries including hypothermia.

03/20/2013

2nd Avenue Subway blasting sign near 86th Street - New York, NY - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

MTA: Blasting For 72nd Street Second Avenue Subway Station Completed

The MTA said the final blast, which completed the excavation for a future elevator at the corner of 72nd Street and Second Avenue, took place around 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 28.

03/04/2013

Workers at the scene of a blast on 72nd Avenue and 2nd Avenue following a blast gone awry on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Second Avenue Subway Blasting Resumes At 72nd Street Station

On Thursday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that all blasting for the project will now be subject to more scrutiny and protections.

09/14/2012

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Work Halted At 2nd Avenue Subway Site As Blast Investigation Under Way

Human error is being looked at as a possible cause of an underground explosion that rocked the Upper East Side Tuesday.

08/22/2012

Workers at the scene of a blast on 72nd Avenue and 2nd Avenue following a blast gone awry on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Blasting Goes Awry Along 2nd Avenue Subway; Buildings, Sidewalk Damaged

Blasting along Manhattan’s still-under-construction 2nd Avenue subway line caused some damage Tuesday afternoon.

08/21/2012

A tunnel boring machine from the East Side Access project emerges in Sunnyside, Queens (file / credit: MTA)

MTA Completes Tunnel Boring On East Side Access

A fleet of massive tunneling machines that has spent 4 1/2 years digging 13 miles of new train tubes deep beneath New York City finally fell silent this week after the last of the monsters finished its mission.

07/26/2012

2nd Avenue subway construction (credit: CBS 2)

MTA: Air Safe Around 2nd Avenue Subway

It may be ugly and noisy, but there is good news for those living around the 2nd Avenue Subway construction site, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

06/08/2012

2nd Avenue Subway blasting sign near 86th Street - New York, NY - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

New Blasting Begins For 2nd Avenue Subway

If you live on the Upper East Side, be prepared for some shaking. There is new blasting under way for the 2nd Avenue Subway.

04/09/2012

Commuters step off the subway (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

City Council Warns Transportation Bill In DC Could Hurt NYC Commuters

The bill in Congress could cut close to $1 billion in MTA funding. City Council members say that would mean many of the improvement projects that are planned would be stopped short and straphangers could end up paying the difference.

03/14/2012

The cavern that will ultimately house the 72nd Street Station. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority)

New Photos Reveal More Of The Second Avenue Subway Dig

While some neighbors have complained about the blasting, the MTA has released new images showing progress in the construction of the long-awaited new subway line.

02/28/2012

2nd Avenue subway construction (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Considers House Calls To Experience 2nd Avenue Subway Noise

The MTA says restrictions in the hours of blasting have forced the jack hammering, the drilling, and the other noisy byproducts of the 2nd Avenue Subway into the nighttime hours.

02/22/2012

2nd Avenue Subway Tunnel (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Congressmen Rip House Transportation Bill

The Federal Transportation bill would change how mass transit is funded by the government, taking away gas tax revenue and instead make a one-time deposit into a mass transit trust fund.

02/06/2012

MTA officials present their findings at Hunter College. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

MTA Presents Air Quality Findings Of 2nd Avenue Construction Project To Public

Upper East Side residents sat through the nearly hour and a half presentation at Hunter College in which the MTA reiterated claims it made last week — that there was no danger to public health.

01/26/2012

Passengers on the subway after the system came online following Hurricane Irene - New York, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign Lists Bests And Worsts For Year In Transit

The Straphangers Campaign’s Gene Russianoff says among the worst things is that the 2nd Avenue subway project is behind schedule and over budget.

12/13/2011

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