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  • James Murphy has a musical plan for NYC subways

    James Murphy's post-LCD Soundsystem life has been more befitting a Victorian renaissance man than a former rock star. He's dabbled in outside productions, yes, but he's also perfected his own coffee blend, lobbied for MMA fighting and is now looking...
  • State DOT Must Take Stronger Hand With Metro-North

    State DOT Must Take Stronger Hand With Metro-North
    It's been a rough year for Metro-North, which operates the commuter rail service between Connecticut and New York's Grand Central Station. First derailments, power failures and other accidents raised questions about the railroad's safety and its...
  • Feds slam New York's Metro-North rail line for poor safety

    The Metro-North Railroad, where at least five passengers and employees have been killed in less than a year, is plagued by shortfalls in safety operation, a stinging federal report said on Friday. The report, released by the Federal Railroad...
  • 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...
  • New York train crash could have been prevented, Feinstein says

    The New York commuter train crash that killed four passengers over the weekend was "preventable," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Thursday, pushing for stronger rail safety standards as fallout over the tragedy continued to spread. As the...
  • Mulholland Bridge, which sparked 'Carmageddon' fears, reopens

    Mulholland Bridge, which sparked 'Carmageddon' fears, reopens
    The MulhollandĀ Drive Bridge, whose two-phased demolitions in 2011 and 2012 sparked fears of terrible traffic gridlocks widely known as “Carmageddon,” reopened Wednesday morning. County and state transportation officials removed the traffic...
  • Blind man credits guide dog, 'Orlando' for saving his life in subway miracle

    Blind man credits guide dog, 'Orlando' for saving his life in subway miracle
    A black lab named Orlando quickly jumped to the tracks from a New York City subway platform after his blind owner lost consciousness and fell in front of an oncoming train. Cecil Williams, 61, and Orlando avoided serious injury when the train passed...
  • Power Failure Halts Metro-North Service

    An electrical problem that forced Metro-North to suspend commuter rail service between Stamford and New York City on Wednesday could take weeks to repair, leaving limited service available to the 125,000 people who use the New Haven Line each day,...
  • 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...