The DOT sends teams to 50 locations around the city twice a year to gauge pedestrian volume, and they said the city’s sidewalks have become more crowded this year than at any time in the part five years.
In a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 69 percent of the respondents said they would shop at a Walmart in the city if it was convenient, while 63 percent said city officials should allow a local Walmart to open.
Start spreading the news — but clean up when you’re done. The Big Apple is no longer number one … when it comes to filth.
A 22-year-old Marine visiting Manhattan for the first time was struck and killed by a car while crossing 12th Avenue.
A report released this week by a pair of economists from Columbia University showed groceries cost 10 percent less in New York City than in other big cities across the country.
The USS New York, which includes 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the collapsed World Trade Center, steamed into her namesake’s harbor Wednesday as Navy ships and Coast Guard cutters dropped anchor for Fleet Week.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New Yorkers shouldn’t feel any more concerned going around the city today than they did before U.S. agents killed Osama bin Laden.
The New York City Department of Transportation started using 12 new electric screeds to fix potholes, paid for with $1.14 million in federal funds.
Craig thinks it’s laughable that Mike D’Antoni would be upset with the “We Want ‘Melo” chants, saying if he wants them to stop, he should see to it that his team does not take the floor ill-prepared – which certainly seemed to be the case against Blake Griffin and the Clips.
Thursday’s storm made January 2011 the snowiest the Big Apple ever saw since records were kept. And consider this: February is usually our snowiest month.
Getting around New York City after Tuesday morning’s sleet storm can be a full physical workout.
On the day after the day after, New Yorkers were left wondering what happened. There are still many streets that haven’t seen a plow yet.
The snow was expected to be deep enough to keep sanitation crews busy non-stop Sunday into Monday.
Walk or don’t walk? Malfunctioning crosswalk signals continue to confuse and endanger pedestrians across the Big Apple.
Election Day is a true test, in a highly-anticipated midterm election, of how efficiently voters are actually able to use a pencil on paper ballots in combination with new electronic scanners. The results were mixed.