"When I first started, I couldn’t wait to get up and go to work every day. But you know when the job becomes just about, ‘OK wow, I can’t feed my kids again this week….Ok wow, I have to skip a meal just to make sure my kids can eat,’ it’s depressing. It’s very depressing."
Confirmed: 5 Pointz graffiti Mecca was painted over last night
"You still see some cars in front, not knowing any better or just being idiots and going in the lane, but the speed of the bus is definitely moving."
—Lynn Whitmore, Select Bus Service Debuts in Brooklyn
60 years ago in 1953 on WNYC Robert Moses growled, “You can’t make an omelet without breaking some eggs.” http://wny.cc/ZVKNOz
Free Ride: New York’s MTA to Waive Fares for Some Subway Lines on Sandy Anniversary
According to an email sent from Governor Andrew Cuomo: “From 12:01 Tuesday morning until 11:59 Tuesday evening, riders entering stations on the A line between Howard Beach and the Rockaway Peninsula and riders entering stations on the R line between Bay Ridge-95th Street and Court Street will not be charged a fare.”
Banksy’s latest “The Sirens of the Lambs” is cute and heartbreaking. WNYC’s intrepid Stephen Nessen tracked it down in the Meatpacking District with the editors of Animal New York.
"This is the first time in my entire life, working career, that I’ve had to file for unemployment." —Shawnee Swinton, furloughed government worker
Her story here
Have you checked out our series on the Bloomberg legacy: New York Remade? You can read essays, listen to reports and dig deep into data.
Stop & Frisk Sentiment Grid
The NYPD’s practice of stop and frisk has been controversial, with concerns about civil liberties pit against concerns about crime. Where do you fall?
|—||Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director of Carnegie Hall on the cancellation of tonight’s opening night concert due to a strike by stage hands.|