Sonia Talati

City fund aims to pump new life into Garment District

The city is attempting to staunch the wound that has been driving fashion designers and fabric stores out of the Garment District for the last couple of decades.High rent, as well as the rising cost of labor and manufacturing, has forced many designers from the area and chipped away at the one-mile...

Monday, October 6, 2014, 1:39 AM

Mayor, governor show New Yorkers subway is safe after talk of terror threat

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the subway is safe to ride Thursday after talk of a thwarted terror plot.“Let the train pass, one second,” Governor Andrew Cuomo stated as he waited for the E train to pass. In a symbolic move to show New Yorkers are safe to ride the subway, he and...

Friday, September 26, 2014, 1:24 AM

Report says tourist fee could make Staten Island Ferry a cash cow for NYC

The cost of a ride on the Staten Island Ferry would be $4, the report recommended. Credit: Billy BecceraTourists and New Yorkers who don’t live in Staten Island may have to pay to ride the Staten Island Ferry. At least that’s the premise of a new report that was released on Wednesday by the city’s...

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 2:18 AM