Having Apple products on sale nearby has been a "super" boost for other stores in Grand Central Terminal, MTA officials said Monday.
Since Apple opened its megastore therel in December, other shops throughout the terminal have seen a bump in profits of about 7.5%, according to Nancy Marshall, the MTA's director of development for Grand Central Terminal.
"We've seen a very... » more
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are moving beyond their past troubles without burying their issues.
"I can't ever take back the things I've said or done to anybody," Disick admitted in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired on OWN's "Next Chapter" on Sunday night.
In recent seasons of Kardashian family reality shows, Disick, 28, has calmed down. However,... » more
Tuesday is the start to New York's election season, as the state holds its Democratic and Republican primaries for congressional races. Polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 9 p.m.
Republicans Wendy Long, Bob Turner and George Maragos are competing to take on Sen Kirsten Gillibrand in November.
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The city has been making a big push for its upcoming bike-share program, but City Comptroller John Liu warned Monday that it could be both a safety and financial liability.
Liu sent a report to the city Department of Transportation urging the agency to improve the Citi Bike plan, which will offer New Yorkers 10,000 two-wheelers for rent at 600 kiosks spread... » more
Dozens of students at a prestigious city high school are being investigated for cheating on state tests last week, according to a report.
A junior at Stuyvesant High School was busted for snapping photos of a Spanish exam with a cellphone and sharing test questions with more than 50 other students, according to the Daily News. The student was kicked out of the elite school, the report said,... » more
Regis Philbin could be eyeing NBC's "Today" show, where he could appear with former "Live!" co-host Kathie Lee Gifford, according to a report.
NBC execs are considering Philbin to return to the show as a special contributor and entertainment specialist if Hoda Kotb -- the front-runner to replace Ann Curry on "Today" -- becomes Matt Lauer's new co-host, Radar Online... » more
Straphangers are getting free Internet service this summer at six subway stations in Chelsea that already have paid Wi-Fi service, officials announced Monday.
Transit Wireless, the company contracted by the MTA to wire its underground stations to get cellphone service, said its Wi-Fi partner, Boingo, will offer the free service at the A/C/E station at 14th Street, the L station at Sixth Avenue,... » more
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Colette Malouf: June 27-28, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 594 Broadway (Suite 1216), btwn Prince and Houston sts., 212-941-9588. Hair accessories and pieces of jewelry are up to 70% off.
Rachel Zoe: June 27-29, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10... » more
"Fake toys 'R' us" -- that should have been the slogan for three men busted for allegedly dealing counterfeit playthings bearing Disney, Angry Birds and other companies' trademarks, according to the Queens district attorney's office.
Among the goods being shipped to merchants across the city were watches, toy cars and toy guns. The merchants were not identified by officials.
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The NYPD has been boosting its presence on city buses and subways to battle a surging number of fare-beating riders, officials said Monday.
Rookie cops hopped on buses approximately 1,000 times over the last month, according to NYPD and MTA officials, resulting in 160 arrests. That doesn't include undercover cops acting as decoys on buses.
"This increased uniformed police presence on... » more