The 150-year-old Staten Island Railway is one of the NYC Transit Authority's little known gems. There's no charge if you travel between any of the 20 intermediary stations. It serves the St. George Ferry Terminal for the ferry trip to Manhattan.
Jun 5, 2010 Staten Island Real-Time News
More than 100 photographers were set out on the streets of New York as part of a six month project to document the changes the city has gone through over the past decade.
Jun 5, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
After backing down on a campaign promise to remove a U.S. military installation from the prefecture of Okinawa, Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama has been forced to resign.
Jun 3, 2010 The New York Times
It's the nation's shortest commuter route, less than 3 miles with no intermediary stops. The train composed of two electrified cars, with presidential history in its 145 years. If Princeton University has its way, it will soon be replaced by a bus.
Jun 2, 2010 The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
This article from <em>The Daily Mail</em> takes a historical look at ten maps that changed the world.
Jun 2, 2010 The Daily Mail
Rachel Maddow ventures seven stories below Manhattan to watch the boring machine move six feet forward, and then back, as it digs the on & off again subway in soft soil that must be frozen before it can be drilled.
Jun 1, 2010 The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBS)
It's the nation's shortest commuter route, less than 3 miles with no intermediary stops. The train is composed of two electrified cars, with presidential history in its 145 years. If Princeton University has its way, it will soon be replaced by a bus
Jun 1, 2010 The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
A new amusement and entertainment section has opened at New York City's Coney Island. Long suffering from disrepair and neglect, the new development marks a turnaround. But some locals still object.
May 31, 2010 Yahoo News
Residents of Birmingham, Alabama are rallying against a drive-through Chick-fil-A going up in their neighborhood, showing a growing awareness of the effect of development on the character of their community.
May 29, 2010 The Birmingham News
As South Africa prepares to host the soccer World Cup, questions remain about whether the estimated $6 billion investment will be worth it. Some say those questions won't be answered for years.
May 28, 2010 Sports Illustrated