City Payphones to Become WiFi Hotspots

The city's payphones are about to start pulling double-duty as wireless hotspots. Officials unveiled a pilot program Wednesday that will transform some of the city's thousands of aging payphone kiosks...

Con Edison Negotiations Continue As Lockout Enters 11th Day

Consolidated Edison and its unionized workers are back at the bargaining table as they try to end an 11 day lockout. The two sides resumed negotiations yesterday, but failed to...

City Expands 20 M.P.H. Zones Across More Neighborhoods

New York City drivers, anguished by bike lanes and pedestrian plazas, have long insisted that the Bloomberg administration was slowing them down. On Tuesday, in a rare moment of harmony,...

Swastikas Scrawled on Borough Park Sidewalk AGAIN

Police are investigating three swastikas scrawled in black marker on a Brooklyn sidewalk, officials say. The graffiti was found Tuesday morning on the corner of 49th Street and 10th Avenue...

Sarah Fox Murder Scene DNA linked to “Occupy Wall Street” Subway Vandalism Scene

The unsolved, eight-year-old Manhattan park murder of a young Juilliard student today took a bizzare turn — as investigators linked DNA from the crime scene to DNA collected from...

From Bad To Worst: New Slays Shake Apple to the Core

The Big Apple just kept getting bloodier yesterday, with at least eight more people struck by gunfire – three fatally – as NYPD statistics revealed a jaw-dropping jump in...

Smoke Reported In Elevator Shaft Of Newark Airport Air Traffic Control Tower

NEWARK, N.J. — Officials have lifted the “ground stop” at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport following a report of smoke in the control tower’s elevator shaft. Flights couldn’t take off...

Mayor Bloomberg launches contest to stir development of tiny 300-square-foot apartments for singles

And you thought your apartment was small. Mayor Bloomberg launched a contest Monday to stir development of teeny-tiny apartments – called micro units – for young singles willing to cram...

NY Man Nears 3 Millionth Mile in Beloved ’66 Volvo

It just keeps going, and going, and going. No, it's not a battery. It's Irvin Gordon's 1966 Volvo P1800S. Gordon's small, red two-door has well more than 2 million miles...

NJ Shop Owner Discovers Customer’s 1942 Mercedes Was Hitler’s

A North Jersey classic car specialist discovered a 1942 Mercedes Benz in his possession has a dark and mysterious past. Zenop Tuncer, who owns Euro Tech Motors in Edgewater, said...
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