Long Island

MTA gets ready to dump the Metrocard

The MTA is ready to roll out a new payment system to completely replace the Metrocard by 2023 — and riders will be able to start using the system by …

New York City

How Do You Build a Subway Tunnel Under Water?

Skill and determination.<p><i>In early 2019, the L train in New York City will shut down for 15 months to repair damage caused during Hurricane Sandy. Leading up to the closure, VICE will be providing relevant updates and policy proposals, as well as profiles of community members and businesses along the</i> …

New Jersey Transit

Stay (if You Dare!) in One of These Haunted Coastal Vacation Rentals

<b>Yachats, Oregon; From $174 per night</b><br>Constructed in 1892, the Heceta Head Lighthouse is the brightest light on the coast of Oregon and claims a rare …

Isle of Wight

Theresa Caputo Gives Readings to an Emotional Kelsey Grammer, Chrissy Metz on Long Island Medium

It looks like things have gotten bumpy between Theresa Caputo and her husband Larry.<p>In a PEOPLE exclusive first look at season 11 of TLC’s <i>Long Island</i> …

Kelsey Grammer

Jets are considering shutting down Muhammad Wilkerson

The health status of Jets starting defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has forced the team to discuss shutting him down.

How de Blasio and Cuomo made NYC a rotten suitor for Amazon

It will be more Amazin’ than the 1969 Mets if Amazon picks New York City for its huge new corporate campus. And two men would share the primary blame …

Opinion

Water Experts Tout Progress In Saving Long Island Sound

<b>NORTHPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> – Dozens of water experts gathered at the Merchant Marine Academy with a vision for the future of Long Island …

Oceans

Haunted Car Wash, Tattoo Convention, Apple Fest: Long Island Weekend Picks

Looking for family fun and things to do on this fall weekend on Long Island? Patch has you covered.

Travel

Easthampton mayoral candidates debate sanctuary city status, keeping city affordable, marijuana and more

EASTHAMPTON — The two candidates campaigning to be the city's next mayor were peppered with questions by a three-person panel during a 90-minute …

Hamptons

Cops find body after scouring Long Island woods for two days

At least one body has been recovered in a Long Island thicket of woods police have spent the last two days searching, according to a report …

Crime

Mixed reviews for Walsh on handling of opioid crisis

<i>Editor’s note: Fourth in a series of articles examining the record of Boston’s mayor and his leading election challenger.</i><p>Nine months after he took …

Boston

Hunter’s Point South phase 2 moves forward with plans for 1,200 apartments

TF Cornerstone finally filed plans after four years of delays<p>The second phase of the Hunters Point South megaproject in Long Island City is finally getting back on track following years of delays, Crain’s reports. Developer TF Cornerstone had been having a rough time negotiating with a host of …

Untapped Staff Reads: Vintage Photos Show Dismantling of High Line, the 5Pointz Trial

<b>The High Line is Dismantled and the West Side is Transformed</b> <b>[Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation]:</b> We’ve just added to our …

Bill de Blasio

Police: Long Island Child Care Worker Accused Of Slapping 1-Year-Old Girl

<b>MANHASSET, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) —</b> A Long Island child care worker has been arrested for allegedly slapping a 1-year-old girl in her care.<p>Jeanine Sammis, …

Crime

Private island off the north shore of Long Island lists for $125M

Dosoris Island came on the market, sitting just north of Glen Cove<p>While we’d like to think that all the interesting real estate stories on Long Island are concentrated to the East End, sometimes something rare enough pops up that we can’t help but talk about it. In this case, a private …

Real Estate

Fall Fun on Eastern Long Island

<i>The fun doesn’t end once Long Island’s beaches are closed. There’s plenty of fall fun to be had.</i><p>BY GAIL KIM-IRVINE<p>I love everything about fall – from …

Travel

'There's no future for taxis': New York yellow cab drivers are slowly drowning in debt

Ride-hail services like Uber and Lyft have saturated the market, and an exodus of drivers from cabs has made medallion values drop – leaving many owing money<p>The premise is familiar: MD Islam left Bangladesh and came to the United States in search of a better life. He arrived in New York, became a …

Uber

Technology Will Kill Bitcoin

Big governments and big banks will crush Bitcoin, but they won’t kill it. The technology that created Bitcoin will do it, one day.<p>Investors chasing after Bitcoin as its price trades close to $6000, hoping that they will find other investors to sell at higher prices, are confusing the promise of the …

Bitcoin

New York’s 5Pointz graffiti artists are suing a real estate developer for destroying their work

Graffiti’s transformation from a kind of vandalism to a high art form is almost complete. In the last half century, street art has evolved from a stain on neighborhoods to a tourist draw and the toast of museums and galleries, embraced in pop and high culture.<p>As its market value rises, the …

Street Art

Should Graffiti Be Protected? Artists Make the Case in Unprecedented Trial Over 5Pointz Street Art Mecca

Art and Law<p>The case, now underway in Brooklyn, could have major implications for artists.<p>,<p>Does graffiti qualify as important fine art? And if so, …

Street Art

$355K cut from waterfront Southampton home with bay and pond views

Seriously, those water views are amazing<p>Three months ago, the home at 52 East Beach Drive in the North Sea neighborhood of Southampton came on the market under Sotheby’s International Realty listing agent Pat Petrillo for $3.95 million. The home, which is located at the very end of East Beach …

Architecture

City's official Amazon bid highlights administration's, and Crain's, top sites for HQ2

The four candidates include Long Island City, Lower Manhattan, the Brooklyn Tech Triangle and Midtown West's Hudson Yards and Penn Plaza<p>The city has …

Manhattan

NYC Reveals Amazon HQ Pitch, De Blasio Says Amazon Hurts NYC Businesses

<i>Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday, September 23, 2017. (Michael Appleton / Mayoral Photography</i> …

New York City

Let’s All Hope New York Gets Outbid for Amazon

Today is deadline day for bids to become the home of Amazon’s new second headquarters, and New York City is among the dozens of cities and states …

New York City

Privately situated A-frame cottage on over five acres in East Quogue asks $754K

Oh, and there’s an indoor pool<p>A-frame cottages are always an architectural favorite. And one on the East End sitting on over five privately located acres of land for under $1 million is definitely something we can get on board with.<p>The home at 24 Central Boulevard in East Quogue went on the market …

Architecture

Deer Park massage therapist with 'heart of gold' dies at 39

Kindness for all, generosity and a welcoming spirit, all set off by her characteristic "sparkle," helped define the life of Nicole Elizabeth …

Orioles sign reigning independent-league MVP, bolstering organizational depth

This is the time in the offseason when clubs start supplementing their organizational depth by signing minor league free agents, and the Orioles …

Baseball

Call for submissions: Show us your spooky Hamptons home

We’ll feature our favorite ones on Halloween<p>How much do you decorate for Halloween? Do you just do a couple cotton ball cobwebs over the trees, or you do set up a full haunted house? Curbed wants to see your Halloween-decorated home.<p>We’ll be featuring our favorite spook-tacular homes on Tuesday, …

Hamptons

Nets lose Jeremy Lin for the season

Jeremy Lin’s season is over after less than one game.<p>The Nets point guard was diagnosed with a ruptured patellar tendon of the right knee, the team …

Basketball

Enfield going forward with Amazon bid despite Conn. governor excluding it

ENFIELD -- Enfield business boosters submitted an Amazon headquarters pitch Thursday that looked not just at their town, but also at a 3 …

Western Massachusetts