The city's Taxi and Limousine Commission has delayed a decision about whether to approve advertisements on taxi receipts.
Commercial ads are everywhere, from computer screens to bus shelters. And they'll soon be appearing on the back of taxi receipts, if the Taxi and Limousine Commission approves the proposal on Thursday.
A few days ahead of the South Carolina primary, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney held a fundraiser in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday where economy was a keystone of the frontrunner’s remarks and the topic that was at the forefront of supporters’ minds.
Hundreds of volunteers around the city participated in anti-hunger activities as part of the ninth annual Serve-A-Thon to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Patti Smith canceled a private concert for residents of the Chelsea Hotel — her old haunt — after some tenants who face eviction from the storied building protested the show. SEE A SLIDESHOW INSIDE THE FAMED HOTEL.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending the terms of a 20 year city deal with Donald Trump to operate a golf course at Ferry Point in the Bronx.
After weeks of demanding details about the death of their son in Afghanistan, the parents of Private Danny Chen said investigators told them that Army superiors knew of at least one abusive incident in the weeks leading up to their son's death.
Walk onto any subway car, especially during a crowded commute, and you're likely to see a bag or two on the floor. Putting a bag down on the ground may lighten the load for a while, but riders may want to think about the hygiene of their bag once it is picked up. It may be toting more than just dirt.
A memorial service will be held on Friday for the Brooklyn woman who was torched in an elevator, allegedly by a man who did repairs in her apartment, and now faces murder charges.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is focusing on the positive as the year comes to a close. With the police and fire commissioners at his side, Bloomberg announced the city is on track to record just over 500 murders for 2011.
Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio is hoping to publicly shame apartment owners who’ve violated the law by not fixing their buildings. He’s added 318 landlords to his third annual list of the worst in the city.
Continuum Partners, the company that runs St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, said it has already contracted with a nursing agency, in the event its nursing staff goes out on strike next month as threatened.
In a decision that's the first of its kind in the country, a federal judge barred the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission from issuing medallions for taxis unless they are accessible to people with disabilities.
The path for Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s outer borough taxi plan was much like a cab ride: bumpy and expensive.
WNYC reporter Kathleen Horan explains the governor-brokered deal to allow livery cabs to pick up street hails, increase medallions and make cabs more accessible to the disabled. Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief of The Daily News, talks about the impact the taxi deal might have on future city-state negotiations.
No matter what shape the economy is in, plenty of New Yorkers stay in the outer boroughs to find the perfect holiday gift and the ultimate bargain. WNYC toured The Queens shopping hub of Jamaica Avenue to see if buying fever is in the air.
Flanked by livery and yellow cab drivers, Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky and legislative supporters — Mayor Michael Bloomberg savored the outer borough taxi agreement with Governor Andrew Cuomo that he called an “historic victory.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo has agreed to sign Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial taxi legislation with some big tweaks.
Taxi industry insiders attended a meeting in Albany on Wednesday in a last bid attempt to resolve issues surrounding the Bloomberg administration’s outer borough taxi bill. The 2-hour discussion was convened and chaired by Governor Andrew Cuomo himself.
A little more of old-time Coney Island will stick around, despite the city's redevelopment plans for the area. Ruby's Bar and Grill and Paul's Daughter, two boardwalk businesses that had been fighting eviction, will be staying put.