Horse-drawn carriages

A horse-drawn carriage is ridden near Central Park.  (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Cabbie Chaos

Before Bill de Blasio bans carriage horses, he’s trying his hand at horse trading.

12/05/2014

A carriage horse trots near Central Park on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Horse Carriage Driver Pleads Guilty To Reduced Charge, Loses License Indefinitely

Saverio Colarusso pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct. He was sentenced to five days of community service, but lost his license indefinitely.

11/26/2014

Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders and two men in horse masks call for the replacement of New York City's horse-drawn carriages with electric cars. (Credit: CBS2)

Chrissie Hynde Endorses Plan To Replace Horse Carriages With E-Carriages

A legend of punk and new wave threw her support behind a plan to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City Wednesday.

11/05/2014

A screen grab of a video of a horse being chased by police in Manhattan. (credit: NYCLASS Ban Horse Carriages/YouTube)

Video Shows Police Cruisers Chasing Carriage Horse Through Manhattan

The video shows a carriage horse that got away from its handler and bolted up 11th Avenue with police in pursuit, the animal advocacy group NYCLASS said.

10/20/2014

A carriage horse trots near Central Park on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Council Vote On Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban Stalled

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says the council may not vote to outlaw horse-drawn carriages any time soon.

09/11/2014

City Council Chair of Consumer Affairs Rafael Espinal Jr. announces he does not support a ban on horse-drawn carriages on Sept. 10. 2014 (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

City Councilman Espinal Announces Support for Horse-Drawn Carriage Industry; Ban Supporters Protest

City Council Chair of Consumer Affairs Rafael Espinal Jr. said on Wednesday he does not support a ban on horse-drawn carriages in New York City.

09/10/2014

Animal rights advocates protest use of horse-drawn carriages at New York Fashion Week kickoff event (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Animal Rights Activists Protest Fashion Week Kickoff Featuring Horse-Drawn Carriages

Animal rights advocates are protesting the use of the horse-drawn carriages at the opening event for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Central Park.

09/03/2014

(Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Group Protests Horse-Drawn Carriages Outside Gracie Mansion

Opponents of horse drawn carriages are not letting Mayor Bill de Blasio forget his campaign promise.

08/26/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Anti-Carriage-Horse Activists Take Message To Times Square

Activists hit Times Square to distribute information to tourists explaining why they believe horse-drawn carriages should be outlawed in New York City, WCBS 880’s Ginny Kosola reported.

06/12/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio’s Approval Rating Improves In New Quinnipiac Poll

A survey released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University said that 51 percent of New York City residents approve of the mayor, while 28 percent do not.

06/11/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Judge Orders NYPD Turn Over Public Records On Horse-Drawn Carriage Incidents

A Manhattan Supreme Court judge ruled the NYPD must comply with a Freedom of Information Act request from an animal rights group.

04/28/2014

Liam Neeson (credit: Getty Images)

Liam Neeson: Proposal To Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages ‘A Class Issue’

Actor Liam Neeson is again speaking out against New York City’s plan to ban horse-drawn carriages in a New York Times editorial Tuesday.

04/15/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban By Year’s End

Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing back his self-imposed deadline to ban horse-drawn carriages from New York City’s streets.

04/11/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Quinnipiac Poll: New Yorkers Do Not Support Many Of De Blasio’s Key Policies

Two months into his administration Mayor Bill de Blasio finds himself at odds with New Yorkers on a whole host of issues — from education to horse-drawn carriages.

03/19/2014

Liam Neeson (credit: Getty Images)

Liam Neeson Takes On De Blasio Over Horse-Drawn Carriages

Actor Liam Neeson says he’s “a little bit pissed off” at Mayor Bill de Blasio for wanting to shut down the horse-drawn carriage industry in New York City.

02/27/2014

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