Tri-State area residents are encouraged to avoid driving in New York City on Saturday, if possible. It is widely advised to take mass transit, as numerous events will cause several street closures.
Albany leaders have agreed to fund the last three years of the MTA’s current five-year capital plan, but it could mean fare hikes down the line.
The FDNY will hold the exercise for the Second Avenue subway from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday.
There’s more bike bedlam in New York City, as the Department of Transportation starts installing new bike lanes in heavy traffic areas on First and Second Avenues in Manhattan.
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has written the MTA asking for air tests at the construction site.
Police say the driver of a black sedan struck a 58-year-old woman and sped off with her on the hood of the car.
The late owner of Manhattan’s famed Elaine’s restaurant was a strong-willed woman, but may not get her way when it comes to where she wished to be laid to rest.
Police are asking for help to find a man wanted in connection with the theft of a tourist’s motorized wheelchair.