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Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the expansion of the No. 7 subway line is on schedule and on budget. On a tour of the half-finished tunnel, more than 100 feet underground, with MTA chief Jay Walder nearby, the mayor says workers have not run into unexpected problems.
Paul Jareck is a foreman ...
Monday, February 01, 2010
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
The themes of Obama's speech? Jobs, spending and the economy.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Apple has posted its most profitable quarter ever. In the last three months of 2009, the company sold twice as many iPhones and 33 percent more computers than the same quarter last year.
Monday, January 25, 2010
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Air America Radio is shutting down its operations.
Launched in April 2004, Air America was billed as the liberal alternative to right-wing radio. A statement on the company Web site explains the decision: "This past year has seen a 'perfect storm' in the media industry generally. National and local advertising ...
Monday, January 11, 2010
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
John Lennon was shot dead 29 years ago today.
The 40-year-old singer, songwriter, and peace activist was entering his apartment building, the Dakota, at around 11:00 p.m. when he was shot four times in the ...
Monday, December 07, 2009
Wednesday, December 02, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg is suing his former rival, City Comptroller Bill Thompson, for blocking his plan to re-open a Brooklyn jail. Thompson has refused to sign off on a $34-million contract to renovate the Brooklyn House of Detention, a project he calls flawed, wasteful, and a "product of favoritism."
But Jonathan Becker, ...
Tuesday, December 01, 2009
The facts: On Dec. 1, 1955, a seamstress got off work at the Montgomery Fair department store and boarded a bus. She took a seat in the fifth row, the 'Colored Section,' and ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Monday, November 16, 2009
Saturday, November 14, 2009
The Brooklyn-born, American composer Aaron Copland was born Nov. 14, 1900. He is best known for incorporating indigenous American music, jazz and folk, into his compositions. A child of Jewish immigrants from Lithuania, he eventually went on to study music in France. When he ...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Today is Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day, a remembrance of the end of the 'Great War,' WWI. The signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, ...
Monday, November 02, 2009
On the eve of election day we combed through the WNYC archives to find what New York's first three-term mayor, ...
Friday, October 23, 2009
It goes by many names: pierogi, gnocchi, tamale, pot sticker, wonton, palitaw, kuih koci, idli or just dumpling. It can be found in dozens of countries and ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
The museum known for its distinct spiral and ramp, which the architect Frank Lloyd Wright said was designed to create 'an atmosphere of the unbroken ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Parents of elementary school children in New York City are receiving swine flu vaccine consent forms this week. The citywide voluntary - and free - vaccine program is starting next Wednesday at local elementary schools.