Grand Central Terminal

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New York City’s Best Secret Places To Visit

New York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.

10/15/2014

As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

MTA Receives $203M In Additional Funding For East Side Access Project

The MTA is building tunnels and tracks under Manhattan so that the Long Island Rail Road can connect to Grand Central Terminal.

09/27/2014

A view of the outside clock of Grand Central Terminal (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Developer Unveils Proposal That Includes Upgrades To Grand Central

Three new staircases, a new entrance on 42nd Street to the Times Square shuttle platform and knocking out a wall to create a larger mezzanine near the Lexington Avenue line were among the proposed upgrades.

09/09/2014

Vendors serve customers at an indoor picnic in Grand Central Terminal on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Grand Central Terminal Hosts An Indoor Picnic

The iconic transit hub’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into an indoor picnic space as part of a special promotion this week.

08/18/2014

A subway pulls into the Lexington Ave. 86th Street station (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lawyer Of Subway Slashing Suspect: It Was Self-Defense

Defense attorney Alan Abramson said DeLeon “had to fight for his life” while being “viciously beaten by a group of men.”

08/18/2014

FILE -- Mae Jemison was the first African-American woman in space. (Credit: Getty Images)

Astronaut Mae Jemison Teaches Science To Kids At Grand Central

The exhibit is part of a program called Making Science Make Sense. The goal is to get kids excited about science.

07/09/2014

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Roads, Rails Expected To Be Packed For July Fourth Weekend Getaway

About 41 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles or more.

07/02/2014

Entrance to Grand Central Terminal has been dedicated to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Grand Central Entrance Named For Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

A newly-renovated entrance at Grand Central Terminal has been named for former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

06/30/2014

Handlers and their dogs pose during the MTA PD 2014 Canine Unit Graduation held at Grand Central Terminal on June 13, 2014. (credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

19 Dogs Join MTA Police Department’s Canine Unit

The canine officers are taught to sniff out explosives and patrol the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and Staten Island Railway.

06/13/2014

7 Train (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

No. 7 Train Fills With Smoke After Track Fire

There were some scary moments aboard a No. 7 train when a fire broke out on the tracks. The incident occurred Monday night on a Queens-bound train near Grand Central Terminal.

06/03/2014

A view of the outside clock of Grand Central Terminal (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

1,200-Foot Tower Planned Near Grand Central Terminal

New York City officials have announced rezoning plans for the area around Grand Central Terminal including new skyscrapers and transportation improvements.

05/30/2014

A Metro-North Railroad commuter purchases a ticket at Grand Central Terminal. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cops Find Skimming Device On Ticket Machine At Grand Central, Queens Man Arrested

Police have found several skimmers on ticket machines in the last month. The MTA is reportedly planning to introduce an app that would allow commuters to buy tickets on their smartphones and tablets.

05/19/2014

As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

East Side Access Project Encounters Another Setback

The rail link is projected to be completed in 2023 and cost nearly $11 billion. In 2006, the agency estimated the East Side Access project could be finished by the end of 2013 at a cost of $6.3 billon.

04/29/2014

Metro-North Meeting

Commuters Take Metro-North President To Task At Public Meeting

Fed up commuters on the Metro-North Railroad got a chance to give the railroad’s new president a piece of their minds Wednesday.

03/26/2014

Firefighters respond to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

3 Dead, Several Missing After Explosion Levels Buildings In East Harlem

The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.

03/12/2014

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