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  • NY transit strike averted, tentative contract deal reached

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A threatened strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road was averted on Thursday when the transit authority and labor unions reached a tentative contract deal, bringing relief to thousands of riders who had been dreading a painful commute.
  • Long Island rail strike may cost economy $50 million/day: N.Y. comptroller

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A strike by workers at New York's Long Island Rail Road could cost $50 million a day in lost economic activity, a blow for a region still overcoming the effects of the recession and Superstorm Sandy, the state's top financial watchdog...

    Long Island's shoreline still vulnerable two seasons after Sandy

    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's Hamptons and a swath of Long Island's South Shore are facing the second hurricane season since Hurricane Sandy ripped apart the coast. Twenty months after the storm, much of the shoreline isn't any better protected than it...

    Clothing-optional holidays: Nudists on cruises

    Clothing-optional holidays: Nudists on cruises
    Americans are, on the whole, much more squeamish about public nudity than Europeans. Even a toddler frolicking naked on a sunny beach attracts disapproving frowns. No federal law bars public nudity, but plenty of state and local rules do. Last summer, for...

    LGBT show "Little House on the Ferry" at Broward Center

    LGBT show "Little House on the Ferry" at Broward Center
    What’s with all the deer? They appear in much of the marketing and the YouTube videos for “Little House on the Ferry,” an original musical comedy that takes place on Fire Island, a barrier island off New York known for being a gay...