The MetroCard got a promotional redesign Thursday with the famous I Love NY logo to promote tourism in neighborhoods still rebuilding from superstorm Sandy.
Starting next Tuesday, there will be 300,000 of these MetroCards issued as part of the state-funded "Come See the Comeback" tourism campaign. There are six commemorative designs on the MetroCards, each with a message on the back... » more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he won't sit around and let Washington shut down Lady Liberty.
Cuomo reopened the Statue of Liberty Sunday, the first time since the Oct. 1 federal stalemate put the national parks in limbo. As dozens of anxious tourists from around the world got onto ferries to Liberty Island, the governor urged the president and Congress to think about the consequences of their shut... » more
Hillary Clinton hasn't decided whether she will run for president, but a Quinnipiac University poll released yesterday shows she would destroy her competition.
The survey said the former secretary of state and New York senator leads the pack of Democratic hopefuls with 61%. Vice President Joe Biden comes next with 11% followed by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts with 7% and Gov.... » more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gunning a black Harley-Davidson, and music icon Billy Joel, on a blue and white Kawasaki Drifter, led several dozen firefighters on a tribute ride from FDNY Rescue Company 1 on West 43rd Street to the World Trade Center site, as part of the 9/11 commemorative events.
The route was a tribute to "the ride that the Rescue 1 firefighters would have taken 12 years ago when they... » more