Grand Central Terminal

People make their way on a red carpet set up as part of the centennial celebrations for Grand Central Terminal. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

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02/02/2013

People gather in Grand Central Terminal beneath a '100' sign during centennial celebrations. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Grand Central Terminal Turns 100

The majestic Beaux Arts building is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations and one of New York City’s most recognizable landmarks.

02/01/2013

Grand Central Terminal (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

One Day Until Grand Central Terminal’s 100th Birthday

The celebration will include remarks from Caroline Kennedy, whose mother Jacqueline is credited with saving Grand Central from the wrecking ball. A centennial fanfare will also be performed by the West Point Brass Ensemble.

01/31/2013

Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Grand Central Terminal Turning 100-Years-Old

Grand Central terminal is one of the top 10 most visited attractions in the world with more than 20 million visitors each year.

01/30/2013

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MTA Releases App With Real-Time Subway Countdown Clocks

You can now find out when the next subway train will arrive simply by looking at your smartphone.

12/28/2012

Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Renovations Complete At Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Renovations have been completed at the whispering gallery in Grand Central Terminal, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced.

11/27/2012

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

Adis Medunjanin Sentenced To Life In Prison For Plot To Blow Up NYC Subways

A jury found Adis Medunjanin guilty of all counts for his role in a terror plot that federal authorities say was one of the closest calls since Sept. 11, 2001.

11/16/2012

Depature board at Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line Stamford station - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Additional Mass Transit Restoration Plans

Crews are quickly working to get rail networks back on track following the devastating toll Superstorm Sandy took on New York City Transit and parts of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad.

11/01/2012

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Train at Grand Central Terminal (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Metro-North Adding Dozens Of Trains To Its Schedules

You might not even need a train schedule to ride the rails as Metro-North Railroad is adding 79 trains to its three lines starting on Sunday, October 14.

10/04/2012

Prescription painkillers (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Awareness Campaign Launches To Fight Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

According to the The Partnership at Drugfree.org, one in six teens has used prescription painkillers to get high and nearly two-thirds of teens who misuse prescription medication get the pills from family members and friends.

09/25/2012

The Teen Masters Bowling Championship at Grand Central Terminal on Aug. 7, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Vanderbilt Hall At Grand Central Terminal Turned Into Bowling Alley For National Competition

Eight of the top high school bowlers in the country are competing for the top prize of a $64,000 college scholarship.

08/07/2012

Apple Store in Grand Central Station (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Audit: MTA Gave Apple Unfair Advantage In Bid For Grand Central Terminal Space

An audit by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office charges that the MTA allowed Apple to make it difficult for rivals to get in a bid by requiring that potential tenants be willing to front $5 million in cash within a 30-day window.

07/30/2012

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

Firefighters Receive Specialized Training (Credit: CBS 2)

Suburban Firefighters Receive Specialized Training In Rail-Rescue Operations In Westchester

Firefighters were taken to a place where fire is the least of their worries, where one misstep can be fatal. It’s a world that they could be asked to enter at a moment’s notice to save you.

07/13/2012

LIRR Commuters (credit: CBS 2)

East Side Access Project Work To Impact Evening LIRR Commute

Long Island Rail Road riders will need to budget extra time into their evening commute as crews begin work Monday on a month-long project that will cancel and delay trains out of Penn Station.

07/09/2012

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