We're hearing reports that there's a school bus or another vehicle on fire at 35th Street and 7th Avenue, near Macy's. The Corcoran Group has Tweeted a photo, saying, "A truck is on fire outside Macys on 7th Avenue, sounds of explosions nearby." The FDNY tells us there is smoke in the area a ... More >>
The Community/Labor march to Wall Street is on, with thousands of people filling Foley Square, where marchers are assembling prior to the march, which begins at 5 p.m. They're scheduled to head past City Hall and to Zuccotti Park to "unite in solidarity." Nick Pinto (@macfathom) and Rosie Gray (_@ro ... More >>
Everyone's been criticizing the MTA of late (and always) for upping fares and sketchily trying to make our unlimited MetroCards more expensive and limited. But it turns out you really can't say they never did anything for you. Per amNewYork, the philanthropic MTA has been busy helping out nee ... More >>
The Jedi Foodie E./YelpR.I.P.Carmine's, the Italian seafood restaurant that stood at 140 Beekman Street for 107 years, has closed. amNewYork reports that the South Street Seaport mainstay -- no relation to the Carmine's chain -- shuttered last Wednesday, reportedly because the owners didn't w ... More >>
Well, if you're looking for a good cause but protesting BP or getting involved with PETA or, say, human rights or something seems a little excessive, you can always start a little closer to home. Like, with your lunch. The Energy Project, which "offers organizations and individuals a ground-b ... More >>
Yesterday, NYC Transit started tweeting about all kinds of goodies -- including a divine 5" black and white Coby TV that probably weighs more than your flatscreen -- that have been left behind on trains and are now up for grabs. "All those iPods, cameras, jewelry and more is waiting for your ... More >>
NYC Transit just spent $10,000-plus on a bunch of high-tech work boots (plus vests, safety glasses, and flashlights) for IT workers who "typically spend their days messing around computer servers, not walking the tracks," reports amNewYork.
Okay, people. There are some scary things going on in the world, things that make us an eensy bit concerned. I mean, hello ... Mayan Calendar? I Ching? Nostradamus? That Nicolas Cage movie? Nicolas Cage himself? We at Runnin' Scared have uncovered 10 reasons you may want to hold off on payi ... More >>
Oh, the G-train. If you talk to your typical rider, G stands for any number of things before it implies actually Getting you anywhere -- Grumpiness, aGgression, and Goddamn. is it not running this weekend, again? Pity the poor G-trainer because there's more where that came from. Per amNewYor ... More >>
TrainPigsA pig in his native habitat.Full disclosure: We hate it when people eat on the subway. It grosses us out even more than a subway bathroom, likely because we've never actually ventured into a subway bathroom, but we have seen multiple people eating multiple foodstuffs al tren. (If one ... More >>
Just like at Mom's house.If you've ever had to go -- like, really go -- while confined to the innards of the New York City subway system, you've gotten your own little private taste of hell. And if you haven't, the fearless hand-sanitizer-toting journalists at amNewYork have done the dirty wo ... More >>
BKSK Architects LLPIt's bathroom day in New York City. No, that's not what we mean. But it's some kinda coincidence that on the same day that amNewYork reveals the results of its six-month adventure into the bowels of hell spelunking for the best (and mostly worst) places to relieve yourself ... More >>
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