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Penn Station

LIRR Strike Averted

by Associated Press, Frank Eltman, Rachelle Blidner
LIRR train

Marc Flores, flickr

A tentative deal was reached Thursday that averts a strike by workers at the nation's largest commuter railroad, a top union negotiator said.

 Anthony Simon told The Associated Press about the tentative agreement with the Long Island Rail Road.

Top City Architects Revamp Two NYC Landmarks

by Kris Venezia
Penn Station

Kevin H, flickr

Bright, beautiful, and easy to navigate aren't three words commonly associated with New York City's Penn Station, but a design competition by the Municipal Art Society gave architecture firms a chance to propose complete renovations to Penn Station.
 
Four architecture firms have proposed new designs for both Penn and Madison Square Garden. Some of the designs unveiled today include large gardens and direct rail service to airports. 
 
President of the Municipal Art Society Vin Cipolla said the desi

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