World Trade Center
Contradicting statements from officials at the Port Authority controlled by him and New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Andrew Cuomo this afternoon said recent toll hikes were directly linked to the cost of redevelopment at Ground Zero.(1)
Very soon, the 1 World Trade Center will eclipse the Empire State Building as the tallest building in New York, Port Authority executive director Patrick Foye said today.(2)
When the New York Post reported in late May that Governor Cuomo was planning to can Port Authority executive director Christopher Ward, the man widely credited with transforming the symbol of public-private incompetence known as Ground Zero into a functional development site, the cries of disapproval were near instantaneous.
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?(1)