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NYC ‘Taxi of Tomorrow’ Investigation for The New York Observer

‘Taxi of Tomorrow’ Investigation for the New York Observer

When New York City initiated their plan (headed by mayor Bloomberg) for the next fleet of mandatory city taxis (named the “Taxi of Tomorrow”) starting from 2013 onwards, there were no plans to introduce any models that would be wheelchair accessible. 2,025 more words

Revealed: The Secret Origin of the Feud Between Chris Christie and NYPD

The law-and-order governor of New Jersey and the largest police force in America used to be mad love. But now we get bad blood. And it dates back four years to the day. 1,951 more words

The History of the Big Gulp

In the 1970s the average can of soda weighed about six ounces. Nowadays you can buy one weighing 32 ounces or more from 7-11s and other convenience stores. 717 more words


Conversation with Hitchens Photographer

You probably know these images, or others by this photographer (and you may even have appropriated them for a posting or used them for a meme).   311 more words

‘The Walking Dead’ Actress Shannon Richardson Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison

In May 2013, while going through a divorce, Richardson called the police and accused her husband, Nathan Richardson, of mailing letters laced with the poison… 299 more words

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Listen to Mayor de Blasio's dramatic reading of the Onion's NYC storm article

NEW YORK (PIX11) – In the aftermath of the “historic” blizzard that wasn’t, Mayor de Blasio is taking things in stride — including reading aloud from an Onion article lampooning the city’s dire warnings. 258 more words


Flushing High School's overcrowding link to failing performance grades

By: Mathias Kranacher

Walking through New York City, coming across a public school that either closed or immensely overcrowded is not something out of the ordinary and Flushing High School is no exception. 813 more words