Posts Tagged Manhattan

‘Sharknado’ sequel has bite and lots of laughs

In this image released by Syfy, Ian Ziering, as Fin Shepard battles a shark on a New York City subway in a scene from "Sharknado 2: The Second One," premiering Wednesday at 9 p.m. EDT. (AP Photo/Syfy)

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t worry about me. The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season. But I’ll be ready.

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NYC’s aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

A man sits resting as commuters head to departure gates at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, Wednesday July 23, 2014 in New York.  The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved $90 million for urgent repairs at the 64-year-old complex used by both commuters from New Jersey and travelers from the rest of the country.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NEW YORK (AP) — At the nation’s busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans.

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Baldwin, LaBeouf share a role _ defendant_ in NYC

In this April 10, 2014 file photo, Alec Baldwin arrives 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival's Opening Night Gala at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan courts. Both stars appeared in crowded downtown courtrooms, a few blocks apart, in separate disorderly conduct cases: LaBeouf charged with allegedly disrupting a Broadway performance, and Baldwin accused of getting belligerent with police who said they stopped him for riding a bicycle the wrong way down a one-way street. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.

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Mavericks’ Felton pleads guilty in NYC gun case

Dallas Mavericks basketball player Raymond Felton leaves Manhattan state Supreme Court after sentencing,  Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Felton pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm. He admitted he knowingly had a large-capacity ammunition magazine and a pistol without a license. He was immediately sentenced to 500 hours of community service and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine. (AP Photo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail.

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Jeter turns small part of attention to business

In this Feb. 19, 2014 file photo, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter answers a question during a news conference in Tampa, Fla. Jeter, saluted at the All-Star game and making a long goodbye this season, finishes his baseball life this fall. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Pedestrians craned their necks as Derek Jeter stood in front of a food truck parked across the street from Central Park.

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