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  • Video purportedly shows bedbugs on CTA; agency says it's never seen a bedbug

    Video purportedly shows bedbugs on CTA; agency says it's never seen a bedbug
    A YouTube video circulating on social media purportedly shows bedbugs on a CTA rail car, but the transit agency said Wednesday it has never seen a bedbug or confirmed a report of bedbugs on its buses or trains. "We've never found one and we have no...
  • Facing Higher Metro-North Costs, State Officials Open Fight

    With Connecticut facing the prospect of sharply higher costs for Metro-North service, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Thursday both publicly proclaimed that fare increases wouldn't be justified. But the railroad said fares for...
  • Report Blames Metro-North Woes On Weak Safety Culture

    A long-awaited report on Metro-North's disastrous series of crashes makes 29 recommendations to improve safety, but gives no insight into specifically who was responsible. The 50-page report released on Wednesday largely repeats the conclusion that...
  • Ancient Metro-North Desperately Needs Huge Investments

    It's a terrible irony that on Thursday, the day after a report on Metro-North railroad safety came out, a century-old overhead wire snapped, delaying trains during rush hour in Norwalk. The final report by the panel assigned to study the commuter rail's...
  • Marking Grand Central's Centennial, Just In Time

    The time to appreciate Grand Central Terminal is on a weekday morning. The sheer energy, the dizzying movement, the frenetic ballet of striving, driving hustle, it all feeds the soul. To paraphrase "New York, New York," you want to be a part of it. I...
  • Akiva Goldsman completes his 'Winter's Tale' quest

     Akiva Goldsman completes his 'Winter's Tale' quest
    You might not peg the guy who wrote "I, Robot" and adapted "The Da Vinci Code" as a self-described "shameless romantic." But then, when looking back on "A Beautiful Mind," the movie that won him a screenplay Oscar, Akiva Goldsman remembers it as a...
  • Adam Sternbergh on the gleeful dystopia of 'Shovel Ready'

    Adam Sternbergh on the gleeful dystopia of 'Shovel Ready'
    Who knew that what was on the mind of Adam Sternbergh, the acute and witty observer of pop culture, was an assassin-for-hire in a forsaken New York? In his first novel, “Shovel Ready,” Sternbergh envisions a New York that’s largely...
  • Broadway Review: 'Machinal' Starring Rebecca Hall

    Enthralled as we are to our digital gadgetry, you'd think we'd identify with the heroine of "Machinal," Sophie Treadwell's 1928 Expressionistic melodrama (inspired by the infamous Ruth Snyder case) about a woman driven to murder trying to escape her...
  • Audrey Tautou - Poetry in Motion

    PARIS - She bursts into the room, apologizes for being late (she hardly is), asks for a coffee. Some actors are bigger than you expect: Think Tim Robbins, a gentle giant. Many are smaller (Mel Gibson). Audrey Tautou is just mega-slender, mignon, as the...
  • Train derails north of New York City; deaths reported

    NEW YORK -- A passenger train derailed in New York City early Sunday, and initial reports said there were four deaths and dozens of injuries. The derailment occurred north of the Spuyten Duyvil station of the Bronx, and it was the third major accident...
  • New York train derailment: Survivors recount ordeal; 4 confirmed dead

    NEW YORK -- At least four people died and 63 were injured, some of them critically, after seven cars of a passenger train flew off the tracks in New York City on its way into Grand Central Terminal, authorities said. Police boats were scouring the...