When giving culinary advice for the holidays, I like to take a page not from Zagat or Michelin, but rather from the script of “Ronin,” John Frankenheimer’s spy- thriller set during Christmastime in France.
Interchangeable bistros and trattorias are sprouting on every New York corner these days. So it’s refreshing to encounter Piora, a West Village restaurant specializing in the unexpected: French-Italian-Korean fusion.
The Amtrak train service between Boston and New York City’s Penn Station is halted as the moving bridge at Pelham Bay in the Bronx north of Manhattan is stuck open, said Christina Leeds, an Amtrak spokeswoman.
UBS AG is teaming with Wells Fargo & Co. to provide a $450 million loan on a Manhattan tower as the bank seeks to maintain its footing in the commercial-mortgage bond market following employee defections in April.
For Amtrak to move more passengers on trains between Washington and Boston, its only profitable route, it must move out of New York’s Penn Station, said Drew Galloway, assistant vice president for the eastern region.
New Jersey Transit , Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road adjusted service or said passengers may experience delays through tonight’s commute after a NJ Transit train derailed in New York City’s Penn Station complex.
New Jersey Transit said service between Newark and New York’s Penn Station was restored after an earlier suspension on signal problems. The agency said in an e-mailed statement it faces delays of 60 minutes to 90 minutes.