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Yellow Cabs and Strip Clubs:New York Sells Inequality

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 12.16.2016 | New York
Taina Bien-Aime

I get angry about things, then go on and work. ― Toni Morrison Gloria Steinem often reminds us that the strongest predictor of whether a country...

Driving While Tired May Be a Felony in New York

Andrew Stengel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Crime
Andrew Stengel

Most people have heard of the acronyms DWI, DUI and OUI. But what about Driving While Tired or DWT, is that a crime? Yes, if DWT is due to reckless behavior and results in an injury or death, then DWT can have serious criminal consequences.

WATCH: Horrible Cab Driver Horrifies Passengers With GIANT Snake

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.11.2014 | Weird News

Comedian and former cab driver Jimmy Failla has a new book coming out. To promote said book, he picked up a bunch of hapless New Yorkers, and then fil...

The Taxi Wars

Daily Intelligencer | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York

It's been a roller-coaster week for Uber, the San Francisco–based order-a-ride app. Earlier this week, a judge removed the last barrier to the compa...

Unconditional Authenticity: The Future of Marketing

Michael Parrish DuDell | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business
Michael Parrish DuDell

"Some of the safest drivers in the world are behind New York City taxis," David Yasskey says. "But accidents still can happen." If you've ridden in a NYC taxi even once, you know how grossly inauthentic this message feels.

Cab Won't Take You To Brooklyn? Drivers To Face Increased Fines

Bed-Stuy, NY Patch | C. Zawadi Morris | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York

Coming soon are stiffer penalties on yellow cab drivers that refuse to pick up passengers based on their destinations. The bill passed yesterday an...

The Taxi of Tomorrow

Tony Hiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tony Hiss

How would you recapture the pleasure and sense of adventure the Checker once gave? I'd say, at a minimum, big windows; seats made for bodies, not parcels; cheerful colors.