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Memo to U.S. Open Players: The Subway Is the Easiest Way to Get to Your Match

Rather than complaining about the city's traffic, we recommend you make use of the excellent public transportation.

The Quest to Design the Ultimate Public Chair for Battery Park

Should New York's newest outdoor furniture look like a pretzel, a folded-up newspaper, or Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending a Staircase?

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Adorable Runaway Kittens Shut Down Part of the New York Subway

A train delay you can get behind.

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When Airport Hopping in New York Was Cheaper, Faster, and a Little More Dangerous

New York Airways used to help air travelers get from airport to airport (and Manhattan) by helicopter.

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The Suburbs Are Dead, Long Live the Suburbs

Leigh Gallagher on her new book, The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving.

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Storage Space in New York Now Costs More Than Your Entire Home

Meet the $300,000 underground closet.

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'This Is Unacceptable': One Hit-and-Run Victim's Disappointing Experience With the NYPD

Four friends standing on a sidewalk were struck by a driver who fled, but police closed the case seemingly without even bothering to investigate.

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5 Apartment Horror Stories Worse Than Having a Kitchen Filled With Raw Sewage

Rotting deer, migrating roaches, and icy stalactites, oh my.

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4 Questions for New York's Next Mayor About a New Penn Station

So far the plan has received all cheers, but a historic opportunity requires a serious conversation.

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Where New Yorkers Run Up the Biggest Power Bills

And where they pay the heaviest price for it.

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Mayor Bloomberg Can't Stop Override of Veto on NYPD Oversight

The vote will make it easier for residents to sue the police department for profiling and bias.

Awesome Photobooth of the Day: The One in the New York Public Library

Lovely self-portraits of people and their books.

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The Patent Troll That's Been Bilking Transit Agencies Finally Slinks Away

ArrivalStar settles after facing its own lawsuit from the American Public Transportation Association.

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Can a Hockey Arena Survive Once the Hockey Team Moves Out?

Nassau Coliseum will lose the Islanders in 2015. But developers say with a serious revamp, that might not be a problem. 

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2 Unpublished Studies Say Stop-and-Frisk Doesn't Work

There's no evidence stop-and-frisk works, but there's burgeoning evidence that it doesn't. 

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3 U.S. Cities Are Among the World's Most Vulnerable to Flood Disasters

The geography of where rising sea levels will likely cost us the most.

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How to Ease Congestion in Manhattan? Pave Over the Hudson River

An improbable proposal from the 1930s would have joined New York to New Jersey with a new neighborhood built over water.

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One New York Developer's Ingeniously Awful Plan to Segregate the Poor

Send them through the back door!

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The 'Two Bloombergs' of New York's Three-Term Mayor

The very things that made Bloomberg's tenure so transformative also helped to hurt the city.