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TA’s High-Wired Act Grows

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

New York City subway users now have access to Wi-Fi and cellular coverage in 76 stations in Manhattan and Queens. The Transit Authority’s wireless program is entering its third stage. Brooklyn will not see Wi-Fi and cellular coverage until Phase 5 sometime next year.

Subway Help is on the Way

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Help Point intercoms, which offer subway information or emergency help with the push of a button, have arrived on platforms in four Bronx station. That brings to 68 the number of stations around the city with the intercoms, designated by a distinctive blue light. Transit officials expects the Help Point intercoms to be in place on 100 platforms by the end of the year.

Artists Share Prayer for Peace

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Artists from Christian, Muslim and Jewish backgrounds are teaming for an exhibition called, “AMEN: A Prayer for the World.” The exhibition, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, features life-size fiberglass sculptures in four different poses of prayer.

The art show, which runs through Nov. 23, marks the sixth produced by the non-profit group CARAVAN and co-curated by the organization’s president and founder, the Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler.

Coin Show is on the Money

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Some of the buried treasure from the Saddle Ridge Hoard – a trove of recently found 19th century currency –  is in town for a three-day coin show. The gold collection, unearthed last year in California and valued at $10 million, is widely consider the most notable hidden fortune discovered in the United States.

Other rare coins are also were shining in exhibits for buyers, sellers and other enthusiasts to explore.

Food for All at Hunts Point

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Balance Eludes Housing Market

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Wheels Turn on Climate Change

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Capitalizing on Cannabis

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Throwing a Political Party

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014