Nicole Gagne doesn't remember the fall itself, or any of the month that followed. She spent almost all of it in a hospital bed, pumped full of a painkiller that had the happy side effect of causing temporary amnesia. So she doesn't remember the concrete staircase dissolving under the weight of her ... More >>
In a speech this morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg praised New York's official response to Hurricane Sandy, called for more action to control climate change, and laid out the next steps in the city's rebuilding process. "Even as our recovery operations remain our top priority, we now have enough per ... More >>
The saga over NYU's 2031 expansion plan continues.We recently took a trip to City Hall to hear about the university's expansion plan and while most of the dissenting voices in attendance were from residents of the Greenwich Village, it was mentioned that nearly 35 of NYU's departments had also op ... More >>
The Observer portrays the impending demise of the W train as "Another W New Yorkers Not Sad to See Go," because the line, which runs on weekdays from Whitehall Street in Manhattan to Ditmars Boulevard in Queens, offers crappy service -- the lowest-ranked by the Straphangers' Campaign. This follows t ... More >>
Image: Mike Frumin MTA Executive Director Elliott Sander raised the possibility of a tri-borough subway line running from Brooklyn to Queens to the Bronx during the first “State of the MTA” address. The idea sounds ambitious, particularly considering the agency’s inability to run even a si ... More >>
Will a toll booth at the corner of 60th and Fifth solve midtown's traffic nightmare?
. . . Trade the horse, at left, for this rubber stamp Critics of Bruce Ratner's enormous development plan for Atlantic Yards, including the Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Municipal Art Society, and the Regional Plan Association, had called on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silv ... More >>
Yanks and Mets plans leave little room for public debate
Heroes had different motives, but they shared scorn for the Jets deal
With a strong push from city hall, MTA moves the ball for the Jets
Whether a stadium is built, the Olympics may get off at another stop
A costly, developing problem for New York City that's three decades old
Many builders dislike the West Side stadium. Only one says so out loud.
Details of stadium financing as an 'investment' seep into public view
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Is Back From the Brink of 9-11
Could The World Trade Center Become The World Cultural Center?
The City's Olympian Development Plans Rest on Smoke and Mirrors
Community Says 'No' to Reopening Depot