Health officials have confirmed that the New York City doctor who has tested positive for the Ebola virus traveled on the subway and rode a taxi on Wednesday evening. Given the amount of people who use taxis and subways to travel from commuter towns like West Orange to the city, officials are working quickly to track down anyone who may have come in contact with Dr. Spencer, and is now at risk of contracting the virus.
Patch.com, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 11:14 PM
A series of problems forced delays for commuters on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven line in Connecticut and the Harlem and Hudson lines in New York. The commuter rail system said Friday morning a train with mechanical problems at the 125th Street station led to congestion and trains were rerouted.
WTEN-TV Albany, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 12:59 PM
Calvin Hunt, along with his petition, brought a sign with a picture of Rubenstein's face above the words: 'He did it.' Rubenstein, 70, was accused of sexually assaulting a 42-year-old woman at his E. 64th St. penthouse hours after attending Sharpton's 60th birthday bash on Oct. 1. Calvin Hunt, a longtime Harlem activist, gathered thousands of signatures on a petition urging authorities to transform Sanford Rubenstein from defense lawyer to rape defendant.
New York Daily News, Sat, Oct 18 2014 @ 11:12 PM
Disgraced lawyer Sanford Rubenstein is so toxic after being accused of rape that he can no longer get into the sex clubs he loves so much. The aging, pint-sized lothario - who is accused of raping a top aide to his onetime buddy , the Rev.
New York Post, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 04:53 AM
JPMorgan Chase's potential jump from Park Avenue to two office towers to be built in Hudson Yards on the West Side mark the latest - and largest - sign of that neighborhood's allure to tenants as a state-of-the-art office district. It is also a sign of something else: the desire by a growing number of the city's largest banks and corporations to save money by packing more of their operations into less space.
Crain's New York Business, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 10:30 AM
Demi Lovato performs on ABC television's "Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series" show in Central Park in the Manhattan borough of New York June 6, 2014. Taylor Swift has been taking some heat lately: Several critics didn't care for "Welcome to New York," and the singer had to defend her songwriting process -- which sometimes draws on experiences from relationships -- during an interview in Australia.
Billboard, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 10:44 AM
City, state and federal agencies piled up $25 million in tax credits and grants to open a housing complex on Franklin Ave. between E. 170th and E. 169th Sts., to be run by the Manhattan-based Lower East Side Service Center. The building includes 98 studio apartments, including 71 to be set aside for the indigent, according to the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
New York Daily News, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 02:11 AM
A nightclub-loving husband-and-wife team have launched a new Manhattan company called CirKiz bringing EDM dance parties to families. This weekend one of the hottest nightclubs in Manhattan's meatpacking district is hosting an EDM dance party for kids as young as 6 years old.
SFGate, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 04:54 PM