At least for now, it looks like Wal-Mart is deescalating its push to break into New York City's retail market.
Although the big-box chain has reaffirmed its commitment to exploring opportunities to open up stores in the city, it seems clear that the company is tampering down the capacity of its cam ... More >>
The Long Island Railroad has been all kinds of messed up today: a switch problem and cable fire resulted in suspended service that now has only 60% of the trains that typically run out of Penn Station during Rush Hour moving commuters home tonight. Here's what you should know:
The NYPD is looking for two suspects in the homicide of Nadeem Khan, 39, of Valley Stream, New York. On Sunday, July 25, 2010, at 1:39 a.m., police responded to a call about an unconscious person at 133-11 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, Queens. Upon arrival, Khan -- the gas station attendant at the loc ... More >>
On yesterday's rumors that Wal-Mart was yet again trying to move in on the five boroughs -- and Wal-Mart's subsequent denial -- there appeared a curious bit of language in the statements issued by The Big Blue Box. Specifically, the bit about New Yorkers who want Wal-Mart -- a crushing force ... More >>
Maybe Pete King and Susan Molinari haven't got the stomach to run against Kirsten Gillibrand as the Republican candidate for Senate this year, but Bruce Blakeman does. Having floated the possibility in December, he today notifies us that he'll announce formally on Sunday in Valley Stream, his "boyho ... More >>
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Thanks to Memorial Day it was a short week, but seemed as eventful as a full one. Why is it always like that? The weekend was full of excitement, with a weak-ass Coney "festival" and a bombed Starbucks. Times Square went carless, pissing off Andrea Peyser.
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The Notorious-related weekend violence seems to have held steady at four stabbed at a Brooklyn post-premiere party and one North Carolina shooting. (There was a fistfight at a Trumbull, Connecticut screening, but that hardly counts.) But we have a new, late entrant in the movie-audience violence swe ... More >>