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NYC dog Burt, missing five months, reunited with owner during storm by FDNY

amny.com — Burt the whippet has gone home. Five months after going missing on the streets of New York City, the dog was reunited Tuesday with his owner amid one of the largest snow storms of the year. The extraordinary reunion was thanks to 25-year FDNY veteran Lt.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @amNewYork: 5 months after going missing on the streets of NYC, Burt the whippet has gone home bit.ly/1z83TE9 http://t.co/Nk6Ifk5KKL

Jan 27, 2015

Firefighter helps reunite Burt, a dog missing five months in NYC, with owner @amNewYork amny.com/news/nyc-dog-b…

Super Bowl weekend: Katy Perry preps for halftime show, celebs party

amny.com — The Super Bowl is just around the corner, and we've rounded up some of the biggest celeb bashes and appearances tied to the big game. Most are off limits to the public, but hey, you can at least pretend to be there while you eat, drink and party with your friends at home.

NYC snow: Penn Station, Grand Central left empty during Juno

amny.com — Winter Storm Juno may not have turned out to be the epic blizzard weather services were predicting, but it was still historic - it was the first snowstorm to completely shut down the MTA. This left us with an extremely rare sight: An empty city.

Cipha Sounds quits Hot 97 on Instagram

amny.com — DJ Cipha Sounds of Hot 97's The Morning Show is moving on after 17 years at the station. "I'm changing my relationship status from "it's complicated" to "single," he wrote on Instagram. Sounds went from an intern to one of the top DJs at NYC's popular hip-hop station, creating a name for himself as an in-the-know music man.

NYC diners that are open NOW!

amny.com — Restaurants and bodegas may still be snowed-in, but some 24-hour diners are keeping their promise to serve bacon around the clock.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @amNewYork: So you forgot to get food ahead of the snow. Don't freak out: Diners are open bit.ly/1uxp8Ly pic.twitter.com/Roy3w9tn6y

Snow day activities in New York City

amny.com — We can never be entirely sure what the upcoming storm will amount to in terms of inches of the white stuff, but we know one thing: it will be slippery out there.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @amNewYork: You're home today. Don't even think about work. We've got suggestions to make the most of your snow day bit.ly/1xL4o4m

MTA 'ghost trains' continued running during storm, despite subway closure

amny.com — Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered New York City subways to stop running at 11 p.m. on Monday, but that didn't mean all subways stopped running. Throughout the night, New Yorkers saw what many are calling "ghost trains" running on elevated tracks, which MTA Chairman Tom Predergast said was commonplace at a press briefing Tuesday morning.

Winter storm Juno: Blizzard warning dropped

amny.com — Blizzard warning dropped, snow forecast downgraded PHOTOS: NYC in the snow New York City ended its travel ban as of 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday as the city appeared to be spared the worst of the storm, although a winter storm watch remained in effect for the rest of the city.

Weather NYC: Transit changes during snow

amny.com — The MTA will batten down the hatches during this evening's commute, warning of reduced subway and bus service if snow continues to pile up. To protect the trains from the elements, cars will be put on underground express tracks, meaning local service for the ride home.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @danrivoli: “We understand that a 4:45 p.m. announcement of a closing at 11 p.m. is relatively short notice but..." amny.com/transit/weathe…

Jan 27, 2015

RT @danrivoli: “We did not get a lot of advance notice" NYC mayor on decision to suspend NYC subways and buses overnight amny.com/transit/weathe…

Jan 27, 2015

“We understand that a 4:45 p.m. announcement of a closing at 11 p.m. is relatively short notice but..." amny.com/transit/weathe…

Jan 27, 2015

“We did not get a lot of advance notice" NYC mayor on decision to suspend NYC subways and buses overnight amny.com/transit/weathe…

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Seamless banned as de Blasio says no to delivery bikes in NYC storm

amny.com — Hungry? Blame Juno. Take-out delivery bikes, aka the only things standing between some New Yorkers and starvation on a typical day are-- surprise-- included in the travel ban that goes into effect at 11 p.m., Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday night.

Winter Storm Juno hits NYC: Photos

Blizzard in NYC: Weather forecast, subway status, school closings and more from Winter Storm Juno

amny.com — NYC's snow survival guide The 10 worst things about snow in NYC With a state of emergency declared and a blizzard warning in effect for New York City in effect until Tuesday night, Mayor Bill de Blasio has told us to prepare for the worst.

Weather NYC: NYC schools closed Tuesday, travel ban issued after 11 p.m.

amny.com — NYC prepares for blizzard New York City school will be closed on Tuesday due to the oncoming storm and Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a travel ban Monday night after 11 p.m. for non-emergency vehicles. "Everything we know so far is that you can't underestimate this storm ...

Snow movies: The best pictures where snow is a major character

amny.com — The best way to deal with the snow is by watching movies about snow. Duh. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISE HERE This 1998 documentary, narrated by Liam Neeson and featuring the music of George Harrison, tells the story of mountain climbers who attempted to scale Mount Everest in 1998. Streaming on Netflix.

Winter storm Juno tweets: Justin Bieber, Ivanka Trump weigh in

amny.com — Celebs... they're just like us! As much as New Yorkers love to complain about the upcoming 'snowpocalypse' via Twitter, so do our favorite celebs. Here's a roundup of the best celeb tweets about Winter Storm Juno.

Sledding in NYC: Best hills to hit on a snow day

amny.com — Winter storms are coming, and you know what they say: if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. So zip up your snowsuit and head to these city parks, because the slopes are calling your name.

Winter Storm Juno becomes social media celebrity

amny.com — The blizzard came into NYC with its own Twitter account. "My name's Juno. I'm a cool front with a dash of gale forced winds. Sometimes misunderstood, but an all roud cool guy" announced @blizzard_nyc, which conceded it is "ALL UP IN YOUR BOROUGHS." The NYC Blizzard began tweeting Monday afternoon with the announcement "#NYC!

Weather NYC: Blizzard 2015 survival guide

amny.com — The snow is already falling, and it's only expected to get worse from here. The National Weather Service is expecting upwards of three feet of snow to fall by Tuesday, along with gusts blowing up to 65 mph, making for a Nor'easter "the likes of which we have never seen before," Mayor Bill de Blasio warned.

Snowstorm sends New Yorkers to Craigslist to look for love

amny.com — We're guessing Juno will be a popular baby name this fall. In advance of the snowstorm shut-in, New Yorkers are turning to Craigslist to find people to snuggle with -- and more...