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A man with unkempt hair wearing a long shiny overcoat was waving a three-foot sword on the pedestrian path at 41st Street on the West Side Highway, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.
The medians that divide the West Side Highway are being choked with trash from 59th Street to Battery Park City and the Manhattan Borough President is not happy about it.
It was morning rush hour in New York City, but things came to a dead stop on the West Side Highway for the convenience of a convoy of New Jersey police officers. Why were cops from across the river stopping traffic in New York?
The 8-foot by 10-foot panel posted on the side of a Chelsea gallery features a nude woman partially covered in water, completely exposing her bare chest.
Officials say the woman nearly collided with another car on the Henry Hudson Parkway which caused her to skid off the highway onto a service road at 96th Street and then through a cyclone fence and into the river.
The Anti-Defamation League called the ad “crude and offensive,” and in a press release said it “reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes.”
Events and parades throughout New York City Sunday will cause some road closures and traffic tie-ups.
Police said a motorcyclist died after being hit twice, being knocked off his bike first by a white Honda SUV, then struck and killed by a Chevy.
It was an Independence Day with a flair, as the 35th Annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Show over the Hudson River lit up the night sky in every color of the rainbow.
The Macy’s folks say this year’s show is going to be a 25-minute show with more colors, shapes and effects.
If approached from the south on the West Side Highway, the structure appears to be akin to a pyramid. Approach from the north, and you’ll see a glass tower and a number of terraces.
New Yorkers are facing real road dangers. A new study shows some of the city’s busiest intersections are also some of its most dangerous.
A fire department spokesman said the victims all suffered minor injuries. They were taken to Harlem Hospital.
The cyclists pedaled for 30 miles on closed roads to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis, and in support of hundreds of programs and services organized by the Southern NY Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Around 5,000 cyclists circled Manhattan on 30 miles of closed roadways during the Bike MS NYC event.