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Here He Goes Again: Bloomberg Wants Pedestrian Mall On Vanderbilt Near Grand Central

After building pedestrian malls all around the city, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is finally coming clean about why he’s doing it. In his heart of hearts he believes streets are for feet — not cars.

07/09/2012

FASTRACK Disruption (Credit: CBS 2)

MTA Increases Frequency Of L Trains, But FASTRACK To Cause Disruptions This Week

Starting this weekend, the MTA has stepped up the frequency of L Trains by adding 98 more round trips a week. But it’s not all good news for mass-transit riders. The Lexington Avenue subway line will be hit with major service disruptions this week.

06/10/2012

Grand Central Oyster Bar (oysterbarny.com)

Two New Restaurants Planned For Grand Central Terminal

Commuters, meet comestibles. Grand Central Terminal is making space for two new sit-down restaurants.

05/21/2012

The East Side Access project will connect the Long Island Rail Road with a new concourse underneath Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows construction underway on September 19, 2011. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority Flickr/Patrick Cashin)

Lhota: LIRR East Side Access Project Facing Delays

MTA chairman Joseph Lhota says there have been problems tunneling underneath a rail yard in Queens. The MTA has brought in experts from Europe to help with developing a plan going forward.

05/08/2012

Metro-North Railroad (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

All Metro-North Lines Running Again Following Suspension Due To Signal Problems

Metro-North Railroad lines are running again after signal problems caused suspensions to and from Grand Central Terminal on the Hudson Line, New Haven Line and Harlem Line.

05/06/2012

An artist's rendering of Adis Medunjanin in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Adis Medunjanin Convicted Of Plotting To Attack NYC Subways

Adis Medunjanin, a former security guard, agreed to become a suicide bomber targeting the New York City subway system, prosecutors said. The plan has been called the most significant terror plot on United States soil since 9/11.

05/01/2012

Citi Field (credit: CBS 2)

Bovis Lend Lease Settles In Historic NYC Construction ‘Overbilling Scheme’

The settlement comes after a three-year investigation in which FBI Assistant Director Janice Fedarcyk said Bovis “Habitually added one to two hours of unworked overtime per day on time sheets.”

04/24/2012

An artist's rendering of Adis Medunjanin in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Najibullah Zazi, Confessed Ring-Leader In NYC Subway Terror Plot, Testifies

In court Tuesday, Zazi, with short hair and a beard, was asked if he could identify one of the two men who were committed to killing New Yorkers. He pointed to the defendant and said in a clear voice, “I see Medunjanin.”

04/17/2012

An artist's rendering of Adis Medunjanin in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: NYC Subway Terror Suspect Considered Times Square, Grand Central, Other Targets

As a stoic Adis Medunjanin looked on, one of his alleged partners, Zareim Ahmedzay, told jurors on Monday that Medunjanin was a willing participant in the terrorist plot against New York City.

04/16/2012

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New York’s 6 Best Culture Spots (On A Budget)

Sample New York’s diverse arts and culture without breaking the budget.

04/09/2012

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FDNY, Con Edison & MTA To Hold Full-Scale Exercise In Grand Central Terminal

The exercise will simulate a steam release in Grand Central Terminal and will result in some street closures.

03/23/2012

Grand Central Terminal 100th anniversary sign (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Parade Of Trains, Other Events To Mark Grand Central Terminal’s 100th Year In 2013

The majestic transit hub opened at the stroke of midnight on Feb. 1, 1913 and MTA Executive Director Joe Lhota announced on Tuesday that some grand plans are in the works for its 100th birthday.

03/20/2012

Subway tracks are seen in New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Police Rescue Man From Subway Tracks At Grand Central On St. Patrick’s Day

It was St. Patrick’s Day and NYPD Sgt. Robert Critelli was checking bags at Grand Central when someone ran up yelling about a man on the subway tracks.

03/20/2012

Apple Store at Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Apple Stores Worlwide To Be Sites Of Protest Over Working Conditions

If you want to cozy up to the Genius Bar today, you might have some competition getting to the door.

02/09/2012

The East Side Access project will connect the Long Island Rail Road with a new concourse underneath Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows construction underway on September 19, 2011. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority Flickr/Patrick Cashin)

Key Part Of MTA’s East Access Project Fast-Tracked

The $7.4 billion mega project has been plagued with delays and far-off completion date, putting it on the back burner in the minds of many commuters.

01/26/2012

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