Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    The Outsider: Zephyr Teachout Will Never Be Governor, So Why is Andrew Cuomo Worried?

    It was a strange July morning in Lower Manhattan, and getting stranger by the minute. On the Brooklyn Bridge, sometime during the night, someone had swapped all the American flags for bleached white ones. As police and reporters swarmed the bridge, less than a mile away, in front of the 150-year-old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    Badass 16-Year-Old Parkourist Justin Casquejo Climbs One World Trade Center

    11:27 am: This post has been updated throughout. One World Trade Center has a security system estimated back in 2008 to cost at least $20 million (a figure that has since doubled to $40 million) -- "a state-of-the-art integrated security system that includes closed-circuit television, coupled with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Read All 2040 Pages of Subpoenaed Documents in Chris Christie's Bridgegate Scandal

    We've got your Friday news dump, and it's a doozy: thousands of pages of documents subpoenaed by the New Jersey Legislature in connection with their investigation of the scandal we've come to know as "Bridgegate." The treasure trove includes emails, letters, and traffic schematics from various Por ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    A Guide to Chris Christie's Fun Traffic Jam Scandal

    If you were on Twitter earlier today, you might have noticed every reporter on the planet hyperventilating and repeating a number of words, chief among them "Chris Christie," "emails," and "traffic." Oh, Jesus. Traffic? This sounds like one of those Important Civic Stories You Should Care About, do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    UPDATE: A Drone Flies in Brooklyn? Pilot Reports Unmanned Aircraft Sighting

    Cue the heavy drums and eerie science-fiction score. It looks like drones have already made their way to New York City skies, according to a CNN report. The pilot of an Alitalia passenger jet heading in to John F. Kennedy Airport for landing yesterday afternoon reported sighting a small unmanned ai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Former State Senator Shirley Huntley Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

    In late August, Democratic State Senator Shirley Huntley called a emergency 11am press conference at her home in Jamaica, Queens. There, she announced to the crowd that she would be arrested the following Monday by authorities for embezzlement charges regarding a non-profit education group she start ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Attention, New Jersey: Water Is Supposed To Be Clear

    When you travel overseas, it's often advised that you only drink bottled water, don't get ice in your drinks and avoid drinking water while brushing your teeth or showering because foreign water -- in many cases -- is disgusting. It's become painfully clear that the same warning should apply to anyo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2012

    Political Dysfunction Over the 9/11 Museum Continues!

    As we all know, Tuesday marks the 11th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks - more than a decade has passed since the day that will forever live in New York and America's memories. Over time, the City has undergone a long and arduous process of moving on from the terrible events that occurr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2012

    NJ Teen on Party Bus Dies After Striking Head on GWB Underpass

    On the way to a Sweet 16 in New Jersey, Daniel Fernandez, a 16-year-old from Sayreville, was one of 65 passengers on Designer Limo's double-decker party buses. The party-goers had just crossed the George Washington Bridge and merging onto the I-95 when something went terribly, terribly wrong. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2012

    'The Sphere' To Leave Battery Park

    "The Sphere" -- a sculpture that survived the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center -- will leave Battery Park at the end of the month, according to the Associated Press. The sculpture sat in the plaza between the two towers and became a memorial after it was recovered from the rubble. Despite an o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    New York City Airports Are the Best at Being the Worst

    We win! Once again, you guys! New York City airports are liked by few but used by many, which makes them generally problematic to all. According to Frommer's, and they know from travel, JFK is the worst of the worst, with La Guardia and Newark (which is, apparently, "dull" -- isn't that actually sor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Cruise Ships in Brooklyn to Get 'Giant Electrical Outlet' to Plug Into

    ​We've come a long way, people. At one point we thought the world was flat! Now cruise ships docking at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal will get to plug into a giant electrical outlet instead of spreading their diesel fumes into Red Hook. It's taken two years of "plug negotiations" (not the offic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2010

    New York Airports to See Your Naked Body Soon

    New Workout Plan​The much-discussed full-body airport security scanners are indeed coming to New York City. Officials took the opportunity to announce the implementation on a summer Friday afternoon, possibly hoping no one will notice. Oh, but they'll notice all right -- they'll notice when th ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007

    Congestion Pricing Panel Named

    According to a press release from Mayor Bloomberg's office, the 17-member congestion pricing panel —3 appointees each from Bloomberg, Governor Spitzer, the City Council, Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and one each from the Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith a ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    March 20, 2007

    Roman Holiday

    New York's ambassador lives high, large, and loose

  • News

    September 5, 2006

    Google: The New Port Authority

    A juggernaut gets ready to inject a big glob of silicon into New York City

  • News

    November 9, 2004

    Converting Red Hook

    A lawsuit to preserve a working waterfront takes aim at condo zoning variance

  • News

    October 5, 2004

    Taken to the Cleaners

    Political ties won big government loans, but a Bronx plant still goes belly up

  • NYC Life

    February 25, 2003
  • News

    January 28, 2003

    Pataki's Man in Harlem

    How Randy Daniels Helped Put Chain Stores and Market Prices Uptown

  • News

    March 5, 2002
  • News

    March 6, 2001

    Trust Fund Trussed?

    World Trade Center Lease Deal Could Slash Housing Revenue

  • News

    January 4, 2000

    The WTC Bombing—Revisited

    Court Says to Port Authority: No More Appeals