Skip navigation
Help

Independent Subway System

warning: Creating default object from empty value in /var/www/vhosts/sayforward.com/subdomains/recorder/httpdocs/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 33.


A pedestrian waited to cross Broadway in the Financial District on Jan. 12. Heavy rains made for a wet commute for New Yorkers on Thursday morning. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Occupy Wall Street protesters packed up after a night at the West Park Presbyterian Church on Jan. 11. The church on the Upper West Side agreed last week to house 60 to 100 protesters. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Riders at the Grand Central-42nd Street subway station participated in the 11th annual No Pants Subway Ride, staged by Improv Everywhere, on Jan. 8. (Marcus Santos for The Wall Street Journal)


A batch of bagels was boiled before being baked at the Davidovich Bagel factory in Woodside, Queens, on Jan. 10. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal )


Firefighters responded to a fire at 33 Graham Ave. in Brooklyn. on Jan. 9. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


The egg sandwich at Dominique Ansel Bakery at 189 Spring St. in SoHo. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Michael Arad, the designer and architect of the 9/11 Memorial, at the memorial fountain on Jan. 6. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal )


Twin glass staircases bracket a grand piano on the main floor of the penthouse at 189 Bridge St. in Brooklyn. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Instructor Hayley Roberts photographed a kindergarten student during class Wednesday to post on Twitter at World Class Learning Academy, a for-profit private school in the East Village. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


A crepe on the griddle at Crepes on Columbus at 990 Columbus, between 108th and 109th streets, in Manhattan (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


Alice Browne, mother of Duane Browne, stood with 75th Precinct Deputy Chief Jeffrey B. Maddrey Friday on Schenck Avenue in East New York. A police officer on Thursday fatally shot Mr. Browne, who was holding a gun as he came to the aid of his stepbrother following a robbery. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

A billboard along Meeker Avenue in Brooklyn collapsed and fell onto the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Friday afternoon, blocking traffic but causing no injuries. (Related article
A billboard along Meeker Avenue in Brooklyn collapsed and fell onto the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Friday afternoon, blocking traffic but causing no injuries. (Related article: Billboard Collapse Halts BQE in Brooklyn) (Dustin Drankoski/The Wall Street Journal)


Erik Piil, left, and John Klacsmann, center, helped participant Byron Westbrook, right, get his slides entered for the SINGLE FRAME series of slide projections at Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan Thursday. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal) (See correction.)


Ballroom dancers participated in the 22nd annual Manhattan Amateur Classic presented by the regional chapter of USA Dance Inc. in Manhattan Friday. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

0
Your rating: None


Police prepared to enter Arrow Wine & Liquor at 48th Street and Avenue N in Flatlands, Brooklyn, on Wednesday. Two men were taken hostage in an attempted robbery, but were released unharmed. In the end, two suspects surrendered. (PJ Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


Jhonny Arteaga, a player for the soccer team F.C. New York, practiced at Mitchel Field in Uniondale Monday. The team was considered the underdog ahead of its match Tuesday against the Red Bulls in New Jersey, and lost, 2-1. (Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal)


A makeshift memorial stood on the football field at Truman High School in the Bronx after Isayah Muller, a star running-back on the school’s football team, was killed Tuesday. The 19-year-old was stabbed in a dispute just hours after graduating. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, at Sunday’s Gay Pride parade with his girlfriend, in white; New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, far left; and openly gay elected officials including City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, in purple. Friday, Gov. Cuomo signed a law legalizing same-sex marriage. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


The risotto alla pescatore at Zero Otto Nove Manhattan. The new location for the Bronx-based restaurant is 15 W. 21st St. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


Workers painted a stretch of Times Square between 44th and 45th Streets on Thursday. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


Patrick Carrajat is the lifelong obsessive behind the one-room Elevator Historical Society, which had its grand opening on Wednesday in Long Island City. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)


Stage hands Bradford Olson, left, and Jarmel Cruz installed armrests inside a replica of the Royal Shakespeare Theater stage in the Park Avenue Armory Wednesday, ahead of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s six-week residency in Manhattan. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


The Perfect Storm, a blend of Jamaican Rum, lime juice, green-tea syrup, ginger syrup, soda and angostura bitters, is a standout at The Drink, 228 Manhattan Ave., in Brooklyn. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Participants at the Society of Illustrators’ Tuesday drawing class this week. At the group’s Tuesday night ‘Sketch Night,’ nude models are on the agenda. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Fifth-grade students at an awards ceremony on Monday at Harlem Day Charter School, which is being taken over by Democracy Prep Public Schools. Only one-third of the class is moving on to middle school. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Actors in an upcoming performance of the Shakespeare play “Henry V,” from left, Andy Paterson, Chance Anderson, Tim Bungeroth, Kevin Orton and Max Waszak rehearsed a fight sequence on Governors Island Tuesday. The show opens July 5th. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Deborah Young, co-founder of the Crown Heights North Association, inside St. Gregory’s Roman Catholic Church, where her group regularly meets. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


The Astoria Pool in the borough of Queens welcomed hundreds of city residents this week. (Timothy Fadek for The Wall Street Journal)


In Washington Heights, Loew’s 175th Street Theatre opened in 1930. It functioned as a cinema until 1969, when it was saved from the wrecking ball by the charismatic televangelist Rev. Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II, who bought it and converted it into his ‘Palace Cathedral.’ (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)


Tires for sale were piled high outside a shop just off 126th Street next to Citifield in Queens on Wednesday. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)


Children said goodbye to friends at P.S. 171 in Long Island City, Queens, Tuesday, the school’s last day of class before summer vacation. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )

0
Your rating: None


Four-year-old Penelope Gottlieb Alston played in the fountain at Washington Square Park in Manhattan Sunday. (Kevin Hagen for the Wall Street Journal)


Genesis Breyer P-Orridge in her Lower East Side apartment, with her late wife tattooed on her right forearm. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Cash, jewelry, drug-packaging gear and firearms were on display at a news conference Friday in the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., as he announced 22 people had been indicted for membership in a major East Harlem narcotics-trafficking organization. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Dream Downtown includes a glass-bottom pool and its own mini breach, a rooftop nightclub, an outdoor terrace and views of the Empire State Building. The hotel, which is just above the Meatpacking District, celebrated it’s opening on Wednesday. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Radiologists at the Animal Medical Center on Manhattan’s East Side and conservationists from the Brooklyn Museum prepared to send a series of mummified animals — including an unidentified reptile being positioned by conservation fellow Kerith Koss — through a CT scanner Friday. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Pedestrians walked past plants outside the row of flower shops along 28th Street. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


At opening night for ‘Spider-Man; Turn off the Dark’ outsted director Julie Taymor hugs Philip William McKinley, who repalced her.(Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Destiny Carter, left, and Heavyn Cobbs play an agriculturally themed game of outdoor Scrabble in Brooklyn on Wednesday. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Fans watch a recent Manhattan Roller Hockey League game in the park at 96th Street and First Avenue. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Workers for the community-arts group Sing for Hope wheel a piano under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in preparation for a Pop Up Concert on Wednesday in Brooklyn. The group’s concert pianos are created by artists, including this one by Benjamin Martins. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


The clams in white wine and cilantro, photographed at Alfama located at 214 E. 52nd Street in New York. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Lori Tonucci, left, and Cindy Pompa worked at the final station on the floor of a Wiffle Ball factory in Shelton, Conn., Friday. (Mustafah Abdulaziz for The Wall Street Journal)


A cluster of bees formed around the head of a street lamp on Mott Street near Bayard Street in New York Monday. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Twenty-one of the world’s best tricksters on BMX bikes and skateboards took to the air on Thursday in times Square in an event called ‘Air in the Square.’ The event featured a 25-foot-high ramp and two 25-foot-wide jumps. James Foster does a flip on the ramp.
(Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Pedestrians on Ninth Avenue near 54th Street in Manhattan used whatever supplies were at their disposal to protect themselves during a sudden downpour Friday afternoon. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

0
Your rating: None