Protesters Storm Sen. Skelos' LI Office Over Property Tax Program For WealthyProtesters want Skelos to stop letting multi-million-dollar condos, like those at the One57 building in Manhattan, get out of paying most real estate taxes while Long Islanders pay double or triple the amount.
Zephyr Teachout Uses New York Times' Nonendorsement To Attack CuomoZephyr Teachout called The New York Times' decision not to endorse a candidate in the Sept. 9 primary "a really powerful rebuke to Andrew Cuomo's four years in office."
Fire Breaks Out At Midtown High Rise One57The Fire Department said the fire at the 75-story building was reported just before 9 p.m.
Troublesome 57th Street Crane Being Taken DownWork to lower the boom and all other parts continued on Saturday evening and was expected to go all night long and into the morning.
Crane Returns To Top Of Luxury Condo Project Over 6 Months After SandyA huge metal crane that was toppled by Superstorm Sandy and left hanging precariously over the road was finally going back up Saturday.
Report: Crane That Dangled Dangerously During Sandy Rebuilt In GingerbreadThe crane that collapsed and terrified Midtown residents and visitors as it dangled over the road during Superstorm Sandy has been rebuilt by an area hotel in gingerbread form, according to a published report.
Limited Police Escorts Available For Residents, Hotel Guests Evacuated Near Midtown Dangling CraneThe New York City Department of Emergency Management announced Thursday afternoon that residents and hotel guests who were forced to evacuate due to the crane collapse will be escorted into the buildings by the NYPD to retrieve 'absolute necessities' such as medication.
Top Of Crane Dangles From Luxury High Rise 75 Stories Above 57th StreetThe top of the crane, about 75-stories up, could be seen dangling down from next to the luxury building.