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Taxi Fares Hike Starts Today

The average taxi ride will cost 17 percent more starting Tuesday.

Long Island City »

Mayor Bloomberg Drops in on Hot Long Island City Restaurant

Mayor Bloomberg dined at Alobar restaurant in Long Island City.

New Springville »

Select Bus Service Headed to Staten Island

Express bus service could shave off nearly 20 percent of time for riders of the S79 on Staten Island.

New York City »

Judge Declares Outer-Borough Taxi Plan Unconstitutional

A judge has blocked the city's attempt to legalize livery street hails.

New York City »

Teacher Tenure Rate Drops to Record Low

The percentage of teachers getting tenure has plummeted over the past two years.

New York City »

City's Bike Share Program Delayed Until March

A software glitch has delayed the city's new Paris-style bike share program, Mayor Bloomberg said.

Coney Island »

Mayor Bloomberg Gets Smooched by Osborne the Sea Lion

Unlike Staten Island Chuck, Osborne didn't bite.

Coney Island »

Giant Shark Tank Headed to Coney Island Aquarium

The New York Aquarium will soon break ground on a giant new shark exibit.

Parkchester »

Montefiore Hospital Joins City's Breastfeeding Campaign

The Bronx hospital announced this week that it's joining the city's breastfeeding campaign.

Greenwich Village »

Hands off My Chick-fil-A, New Yorkers Say

New Yorkers don't care about Chick-fil-A's anti-gay marriage stance, a poll found.

New York City »

Mayor Bloomberg Defends Drop in Gun Seizures by NYPD

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that fewer guns recovered means stop-and-frisk is working.

New York City »

Ironman Championships Gets Green Light After Sewer Pipe Break

A spokeswoman for the Ironman Championships said the competition will go on as scheduled.

Jamaica »

Cop Shot in Queens Released From Hospital as Police Hunt Suspect

Sgt. Craig Bier, who was shot in his legs, was sent home Friday afternoon.

Jamaica »

Cop Shot During Chase in Queens Alley

Sgt. Craig Bier was shot in both legs in Jamaica late Wednesday, becoming the 10th cop shot this year.

Flushing »

Mets Unveil 2013 MLB All-Star Game Logo

Logo features the same baseball with orange stitching and skyline used in the team's primary logo.