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  1. cash cab
    Cabbies Happy With 17 Percent Fare Hike, but Wary of Gas Prices and Garage FeesTaxi garages, on the other hand, are pissed.
  2. new york’s taxi wars
    City’s New Five-Borough Cabs Stall in Court [Updated]City was planning to issue first permits within days.
  3. america’s sweetheart
    GOP Hair Is Really Big Right NowReality-TV-show big.
  4. and step on it!
    In Seven Years, All of New York’s Taxis Will Look Like ThisThe Nissan NV200 won a citywide competition.
  5. and step on it!
    Cab Drivers Are Now Physically Yanking People Out of the Backseat Rather Than Driving Them to BrooklynA pair of brave girls videotaped one such attempt.
  6. your tax dollars at work
    That Thing Every New Yorker Knows to Be True Is True, Study RevealsIt IS harder to get a taxi between 4 and 5 p.m.
  7. america’s sweetheart
    Willow Palin Guts an Alaskan Salmon for Her Sweet 16There ain’t no party like a Wasilla party!
  8. america’s sweetheart
    Sarah Palin’s Viewership Dives With Second Episode of AlaskaAfter a big debut, the show lost young people.
  9. america’s sweetheart
    And Now, Watch Sarah Palin Smack a Giant Fish in the HeadAll that and more from last night’s ‘Sarah Palin’s Alaska’!
  10. america’s sweetheart
    Premiere of Sarah Palin’s Alaska Breaks TLC Record With Nearly 5 Million ViewersTake that, ‘What Not To Wear.’
  11. america’s sweetheart
    Sarah Palin’s Alaska Is Big (and Small)“You can see Russia from here! Almost.”
  12. mama grizzlies
    TLC Releases the Trailer for Sarah Palin’s New Reality ShowThe former governor of Alaska grunts, “why can’t we have some TRANQUILLITY?” as she watches two bears fight in a stream.
  13. stupid crime of the day
    New York’s Most Crooked Cabby: The TLC Is ‘Like Pontius Pilate’What does that even mean?
  14. america’s sweetheart
    The Sarah Palin Reality Show Will Be the Anti–Real HousewivesWe’re sticking with Team Bethenny. That’s always been a safe bet.
  15. the morning line
    Cabs, Gays, and Celeb Car Thefts • The tabs are aghast at yesterday’s taxicab rate hike, with the Post using words like “adding insult to injury” and the Daily News predicting a ruined Christmas. Completely buried in populist outrage: The TLC will also cease requiring cabbies to be legal U.S. residents. [NYDN, NYP] • The Times gets a take on New Jersey’s new gay-rights situation from the Gay American himself, the state’s former governor, Jim McGreevey. Would he tie the knot with his partner Mark O’Donnell? Yes! [NYT] • In celebrity-crime-victim news, Jesse L. Martin’s SUV was broken into and burgled in his hometown of Buffalo — just as the police made a second arrest in the violent theft of Mayor Bloomberg’s car in New Jersey. [WNBC] • The MTA says that free hand-distributed newspapers are a major cause of flooding on subways. (They clog the drains.) Earlier in the year, the same papers were blamed for the uptick of underground fires. amNew York to add twelve extra pages for the story’s comprehensive coverage. [amNY] • Speaking of flooding: NASA has rigged a computer model to demonstrate how a 2050s New York City would deal with a major storm. Not very well, it turns out. Flooded areas include “the Rockaways, Coney Island, much of southern Brooklyn and Queens, lower Manhattan, and eastern Staten Island from Great Kills Harbor north to the Verrazano Bridge.” Oh, no! Even Williamsburg, too! [Mongabay]