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Police Evacuate Penn Station After Reports Of Suspicious Package

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 06.05.2014 | New York

Parts of Penn Station in New York City were temporarily evacuated on Thursday evening following reports of a suspicious package, NBC New York reported...

Let NJ Transit's Trains Use PATH Tunnels to NYC

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 05.14.2014 | New York
Mark W. Schleisner

Ever since NJ Governor Christie cancelled funding for the Trans-Hudson ARC railroad tunnel to NY Penn Station, mass transit pundits seem to be at a lo...

Unmiraculous 34th Street

Francis Levy | Posted 06.21.2014 | New York
Francis Levy

There are no miracles on 34th Street anymore. 34th Street is the paradigm of all that is wrong with an American street or a street anywhere for that matter.

12 Beloved New York City Places That Don't Exist Anymore

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford and Emily Cohn | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

There's a lot to love about New York City today: A flood of new, ambitious architecture, refurbished river-fronts, miles and miles of additional bike ...

Is This The Future Of Penn Station?

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts

By Vanessa Quirk (Read the original story here) Four architectural firms, invited by the Metropolitan Art Society (MAS), have laid out prop...

Penn Station Still A Congested Hellhole

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 07.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The busiest passenger train station in the United States is a 1960s-era, utilitarian labyrinth in the basement of a basketball arena....

Should Madison Square Garden Move?

| Posted 05.10.2013 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser MIDTOWN — Madison Square Garden could be given just 15 years to operate from its current location, a move that could potentiall...

LIRR Train Will Run Straight From Penn Station To Hamptons

Newsday | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York

Long Island Rail Road customers this summer will be able to take an express train from Penn Station to the Hamptons without making any stops, LIRR off...

Smelling the New York City Roses

Simi Lichtman | Posted 05.14.2013 | New York
Simi Lichtman

Today, I did the New York City equivalent of stopping to smell the roses: I stopped to listen to the train station musicians. I had 20 minutes until my train, and there were a couple of men sitting in Penn station playing beautiful music.

Should Madison Square Garden Be Relocated?

DNAinfo | Posted 04.17.2013 | New York

MIDTOWN — Madison Square Garden’s bid to permanently renew an expired permit that allows it to operate as a high-capacity arena got the thumbs-dow...

What You Don't Know About This Iconic Train Station

Michael Davis | Posted 03.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
Michael Davis

Architecture can be pretty powerful.

New York Then And Now: Stunning Portraits of Our Beloved City by Evan Joseph

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.02.2013 | Books
Holly Cara Price

I fell in love with Manhattan over thirty years ago and it is a love affair that has never waned. It is clear that photographer Evan Joseph knows this great love and shares this passion.

CHAOS: Penn Station Suspends Service On One Of Busiest Travel Days

cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 11.21.2012 | New York

Just in time for the Thanksgiving-eve getaway, all service into and out of Pennsylvania Station – including Amtrak, New Jersey Transit and Long Isla...

Katherine Bindley

The Long Way Home: New Jersey Commuters Face Nightmare Delays

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

It should have come as a welcome announcement. At 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, the line to get on a Manhattan-bound train from Newark Penn Station was so lo...

The Fight For The Old Penn Station

The New York Times | Posted 10.01.2012 | New York

By David W. Dunlap The architects Peter Samton and Diana Goldstein can tell you exactly where they were a half century ago, at 5 p.m. on Aug. 2, 19...

PHOTOS: When Penn Station Was Beautiful

Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

Penn Station wasn't always a claustrophobic, cement labyrinth of chain stores and lost tourists. The original Penn Station was a towering and grand en...

School Bus Catches Fire Near Penn Station

| Mathew Katz and Patrick Hedlund | Posted 01.22.2012 | New York

MIDTOWN -- A group of students escaped a school bus that caught fire on Seventh Avenue near Penn Station Tuesday morning, authorities and witnesses s...

1500 Commuters Stranded Underneath Hudson For Two Hours

AP | By KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 11.22.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A power outage on the busy rail line between New York City and New Jersey stranded 1,500 commuters under the Hudson River for more than tw...

WATCH: Local Videographer 'Harassed' By Cops For Filming Armed Soldier

Posted 07.27.2011 | New York

Joey Boots, a Howard Stern regular and local videographer with an extensive YouTube channel, had a run-in with some nasty cops at Penn Station this we...

WATCH: Penn Station Turns 100

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Penn Station turned the ripe old age of 100 a few weeks ago and BBC News put together a lovely video in honor of the architectural gem -- or rather, i...

Entire Northeast Threatened By Deteriorating NYC Bridges: Study

Yahoo! Finance | Michael Gormley, Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch warned Thursday that the entire Northeast is threatened by rapidly deteriorating New York City ...

LIRR Wants to Redo Its Penn Station Space

wsj.com | ANDREW GROSSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Long Island Rail Road is eyeing changes to its cramped, dingy space at Penn Station. Railroad officials had been delaying major alterations to ...

Long-Awaited Penn Station Moynihan Expansion Underway

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York's top elected officials took sledgehammers to a fake brick wall in a symbolic groundbreaking Monday for the long-delayed exp...

Open House New York: Exploring the (Nearly!) Empty Post Office Building on 8th Ave

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

2010-10-05-po.jpgOHNY graciously allowed me to take a few tours in advance to help spread the word. My first choice? A tour of the James A. Farley Post Office at 33rd Street & 8th Ave.

Penn Station Amtrak Train

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — An electrical malfunction outside New York City brought train service to a standstill Wednesday and spotlighted problems on Amtra...