MTA wants some Twitter love; Hosting the Grammys in NYC costs $8M more than LA

Posted On Fri, January 26, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, January 26, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

No love here, via Dan Phiffer/Flickr

  • MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota says the Freedom Ticket, which provides riders a seamless and slightly cheaper transfer between the Long Island Railroad and the city’s bus and subway system, will launch this year. [amNY]
  • He also wants the MTA’s Twitter feeds to “be a little bit more positive than they are.” [NYDN]
  • It’s costing $6 million to $8 million more to produce the Grammys in NYC than LA, and the Recording Academy is saying the city hasn’t paid their share. [Billboard]
  • The White House asked to borrow a Van Gogh from the Guggenheim. They offered a giant gold toilet instead. [Washington Post]
  • This Sunday, enter a trivia contest about the history and engineering of NYC’s water system. [Queens Museum]
  • Should Amazon’s second headquarters be in the suburbs? [CityLab]
  • Lower East Side institution Russ & Daughters will host a free jazz series called Smoked Fish & Pickles. [Bedford + Bowery]




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