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A train car on Metro North's New Haven Line (Credit MTA/Metro North)

State Takes To MTA Trains With New Tourism Campaign

New York State is spreading the word that it is best to spend your money closer to home, in a new campaign that includes a novel relationship with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

10/26/2013

I Love NY logo on NYS LGBT tourism website. (credit: lgbt.iloveny.com)

New York State Launches LGBT Tourism Website

The iconic I Love NY logo has gotten a makeover in the form of a rainbow colored heart for the new tourism marketing aimed at the LGBT community.

06/30/2013

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Staten Island, Bronx Prisons Among Those Now Closed In New York

The state recently closed the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility on Staten Island, the seventh prison, camp or work release facility shuttered in 2011 as New York transferred about 2,600 inmates and 1,400 staff to its 60 remaining penal units in an effort to save millions of dollars and remove excess capacity.

01/03/2012