Category Archives: Michael Bloomberg

High Line Curse Plays Out

It’s no coincidence that it’s done nothing but rain ever since the ribbon was snipped on the High Line railtrail park earlier this week. In fact, any student of elementary New York City demonology knows the story of Ezekiel Marcus, … Continue reading

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Bloomberg to Christen Yankee Stadium Stop

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and some of the still-remaining MTA bigwigs will assemble at the new Metro-North Yankee Stadium stop tomorrow at 12:30 to christen the new E. 153rd Street station. Metro-North says  a “special, non-revenue train will leave Grand Central … Continue reading

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Doomsday Approaches

The MTA has voted for its so-called doomsday budget that would see subway fare hiked up 50 cents and the commuter rails costing another 20-30%. The latter would go into effect June 1. A commuter riding Long Island Railroad from … Continue reading

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Bloomie’s Bike Lanes

There’s an interesting article in the Times today about Mayor Bloomberg getting serious about making life easier for bikers and encouraging them to bike to work. He’s bullish on building bike lanes–200 more miles by 2010!–and erecting bike racks. The … Continue reading

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Bloomie’s Bike Lanes

There’s an interesting article in the Times today about Mayor Bloomberg getting serious about making life easier for bikers and encouraging them to bike to work. He’s bullish on building bike lanes–200 more miles by 2010!–and erecting bike racks. The … Continue reading

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Bloomberg 86’s 86th Street

Funny Times story today about New York mayors and their love-hate-indifference relationship with the subway. Of course, there’s Mayor Koch, stepping out of the 1/9 at Sheridan Square, muttering “How’m I doing? How’m I doing?” There’s John Lindsay, taking City … Continue reading

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Bloomberg 86’s 86th Street

Funny Times story today about New York mayors and their love-hate-indifference relationship with the subway. Of course, there’s Mayor Koch, stepping out of the 1/9 at Sheridan Square, muttering “How’m I doing? How’m I doing?” There’s John Lindsay, taking City … Continue reading

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