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Grand Central Station Hit By Bomb Scare

Trains skip station during brief investigation

(Newser) - Most New Yorkers were probably at home watching the Oscars, but those out and about might have noticed a hiccup in the MTA last night. Trains started skipping Grand Central Station last night, and the Times Square Shuttle was shut down over a bomb scare, DNAinfo reports. At 9:40,... More »

Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

Spending the Christmas season in New York City is an adventure for the whole family

(Newser) - New York doesn't slow down just because the weather gets nippy. If anything, there's even more to do in the city that never sleeps. TimeOut recommends catching the Washington Square Tree Lighting Dec. 4. Those seeking a little more flexibility in their plans can check out the origami Christmas tree... More »

No Asbestos in Air After NY Blast

Traces of carcinogen found in dirt and debris; not a health hazard, say officials

(Newser) - No asbestos was found in the air today after a steam pipe explosion that led to one death and injured more than 30 in midtown Manhattan yesterday. The carcinogen has turned up in dirt and debris in and near the area, but officials say damage to long-term health is very... More »

Steam Explosion Leaves 1 Dead

New Yorkers fear terror attack; Bloomberg assures them otherwise

(Newser) - One person is dead and 30 are injured after a steam pipe ruptured in midtown Manhattan yesterday, shooting a volcano-like eruption of steam, mud and debris 30 stories high and prompting fears of a terrorist attack. The casualty was a middle-aged woman who had a heart attack when the steam... More »

Steam Explosion Rattles NYers

(Newser) - An explosion in a steam pipe under the street near Grand Central Station at rush hour today gave New Yorkers a case of nerves, sending a guyer of steam many stories into the air and spattering onlookers with mud. The police department hastened to confirm that it was not terrorism... More »

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