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SantaCon revelers face alcohol ban on New York commuter trains

Thousands of people dressed in Santa Claus outfits invaded taverns around the U.S. on Saturday for the annual bar crawl known as “SantaCon.”<p>In the New York City area, the revelers faced a bigger crackdown than in past years, as rail-system operators banned alcohol from their trains into …

News (U.S.)

Homage to Fidel Castro in Washington D.C. Features Prominent Media Critics of President Trump

Posted: Dec 09, 2017 12:01 AM<p>“Tribute paid to Fidel Castro from the U.S…In remembrance of the first anniversary of the physical disappearance of the …

Conservative View

Mistletoe at Grand Central Terminal kissed goodbye

A day after getting their chestnuts roasted over a p.r. fire, an organization removed a display of holiday mistletoe around Grand Central Terminal …

New York City

'Detective Chinatown 2' wraps up filming in New York

<i>Detective Chinatown 2</i>, the upcoming sequel of the titular franchise starring comedian Wang Baoqiang, recently concluded filming in New York.<p>The movie …

News (China)

MTA, NJ TRANSIT Ban Alcohol For SantaCon This Weekend

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> You better watch out because SantaCon is coming to town!The bar crawling Kris Kringles have occasionally misbehaved, but …

SantaCon

MTA Issues Alcohol Ban On LIRR Trains During SantaCon

Drunk Santas, keep your alcohol at home.<p>LONG ISLAND, NY - Any Santas traveling to Manhattan for the popular SantaCon will have to leave their booze …

New York City

9 alternatives to the most crowded holiday attractions in NYC

New York City might be magical at Christmastime, but the hordes of tourists it draws to the five boroughs are not. Some mainstream events, like the …

New York City

Back Home in Williamsburg

Alison and Adam Sadel met in 2011 at the Equinox health club in Grand Central Terminal, where she worked and he was a member. They later moved in together, living with two roommates in a rental building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.<p>Nearly four years ago, Equinox transferred Ms. Sadel, then Alison …

New York City

'There Would Be No Pearl Harbors for Us'

On the morning of December 7, 1941, my father, in his knicker pants, went to his friend Walter Stickney’s house on Macombs Road in the West Bronx to …

Jewish Culture

LIRR launches tender for East Side Access EMUs

LONG Island Rail Road (LIRR), a subsidiary of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Agency (MTA), has invited companies to prequalify for a tender …

13 Things to Do in NYC This Week: December 8th - December 14th, 2017 - Untapped Cities

The second week of December brings a bit of joy, horror and discovery to New York City. Here are our top event picks for the adventurous:<p>Friday, …

Alice In Wonderland

Mistletoe at Grand Central Terminal is shockingly tone-deaf

A plan to invite some holiday cheer around Grand Central Terminal is just as likely to invite creeps to plant kisses on total strangers, some New …

New York City

Oscars ruling body adopts code of conduct post-Weinstein

Academy kicked him out; its first code says organization won't tolerate "people who abuse their status, power or influence" in indecent ways

Harvey Weinstein

'Most Christmassy' Cities List Includes NYC

Another top Christmas town is a just a train ride away from Manhattan.<p>NEW YORK, NY — The giant Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and the elaborate …

New York City

More Brands Opt For Experiential Marketing While Ad Budgets Shrink

Traditional Advertising Is Dying<p>Excuse us for the sensationalist heading but nobody likes being bombarded by advertising and everyone knows it. On …

Marketing

The shock of Pearl Harbor

Short Title: The shock of Pearl Harbor The Japanese bombing of the US naval base in Pearl Harbor 75 years ago sent a seismic shock around the world. …

Military History

Cops Brag That They Bullied a Woman Out of Town After a Neighbor Said She Sells Sex

"People living on Vine Street in Larksville say they knew something was going on at a home in their neighborhood and that is probably wasn't anything …

Crime

New York Today: How Trains Helped Create the Holidays

<i>All aboard on this semi-sunny Wednesday.</i><p>There’s one train show at Grand Central Terminal and another at the New York Botanical Garden. Vintage subway cars are making special runs, model trains are zipping through Macy’s Santaland, and tales of the Polar Express abound.<p>Trains seem to be inextricably …

New York City

Grand Central Fire Injures 4, FDNY Says

Four people suffered non life-threatening injuries after a fire broke out in the Graybar building above Grand Central Terminal.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY …

New York City

Fire Breaks Out At Grand Central Terminal In New York City

A two-alarm fire broke out at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal Wednesday morning. The small fire was in an office building above the station …

News (U.S.)

MTA, NJ Transit Ban Booze For SantaCon 2017

Santas taking the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North Railroad into the city could be fined or arrested for boozing on the train.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, …

New York City

Here's Why Metro-North Trains Are Crowded

This week's inclement weather is a factor.<p>Did you feel a little more squeezed than normal during your commute on Metro-North's New Haven Line on …

Fire Breaks Out In High-Rise Near Grand Central Terminal

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – Crowds gathered to observe firefighters tackle a fire in a high-rise building at 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue.<p>The fire …

Penn Station

Grand Central station is about to get a retail revitalization

For the first time in years, some prized commercial real estate inside one of New York’s most iconic buildings is up for grabs — and new tenants want …

Iron Chef

Ireland to start collecting €13bn in tax from Apple amid legal tussle with EU

The European Commission has ordered Ireland to collect back taxes for the years 2003-2014.<p>Ireland has struck a deal with Apple to collect up to €13bn …

Fraud

Gift Suggestions for the Power Readers in Your Life

Sponsored by PageHabit.<p>The gift that gives back! PageHabit offers a monthly book subscription service that connects readers to authors. Each box …

T.S. Eliot

Shoe-devouring escalator is a heel-wearer’s worst nightmare

Looks like a modern-day Cinderella didn’t quite make it to the ball.<p>An escalator ground to a halt at New York’s Grand Hyatt Hotel next to Grand …

Lifestyle

Top Tips for visiting New York City at Christmas

No other city does Christmas quite like New York City. With dazzling light shows, whimsical window displays and the city dress up in her holiday …

Saks Fifth Avenue

Why You Should Live In Waterbury

<b>Population:</b> 5,064 <b><br>Median Home Price:</b> $288,000 <b><br>Miles from a chairlift:</b> 17<p>Chuck Hughson was in his late-20s when he found his home in the mountains. He …

Skiing

The Topics Studied in Population Geography

Population geography is a branch of human geography that is focused on the scientific study of people, their spatial distributions and density. To …

Geography