New York

JFK’s Terminal 4: Gert-Jan de Graaff Wants You to Have a ‘Memorable Experience’

If you want to see what the future of international travel looks like, you need go no farther than the arrivals hall at Terminal 4, the International Arrivals Terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.
Having replaced the similarly named ca. 1957 International Arrivals Building in 2001, Terminal 4 is the major gateway for international travelers at JFK and was the first such facility in the United …

Hainan Airlines to Link Chongqing with New York

Hainan Airlines to Link Chongqing with New York

Hainan Airlines announced that it will begin new service between New York and Chongqing in Southwestern China on October 20.
The route will be the first non-stop between New York and a city in western China.
Flights will depart Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport at 10 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, arriving at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 12:50 a.m. the next day. From New York, flights are scheduled to …

Review: ‘Cats’ at Neil Simon Theatre

In the 1980s, three European musicals came to define Broadway in a manner never before seen. The three – “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Les Misérables,” and “Cats” – were, in fact, megamusicals, a form of almost entirely sung-through musical drama in which the spectacle was of equal if not greater importance than the plot.
Of these three, Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “Phantom,” which opened in the West End in 1986 and …

Penn Station Inaugurates New Long Island Rail Road Concourse as First Stage of New Moynihan Station

NEW YORK—Without much fanfare, officials inaugurated the new Long Island Rail Road concourse inside the James A. Farley Post Office Building in what is soon to be a reimagined Penn Station.
The new concourse is the first phase of the Moynihan Station project. The second phase will consist of a new train hall in the renovated Farley Building that includes a skylighted atrium approximately the size of the Main Hall of …

Review: ‘Ernest Shackleton Loves Me’ at Tony Kiser Theatre

Back in his day, Ernest Shackleton was not only a famous explorer but a master of quickly responding to constantly changing circumstance. His well-known voyage to Antarctica may have begun as a mission of exploration, but it turned into a matter of survival. Through the miracle of theatre, he, in the slightly icy form of actor Wade McCollum, returns 100 years later to help a modern day damsel in distress …

Review: ‘Puffs’ at Elektra Theatre

Can’t wait for “Harry Potter and The Cursed Child” to make its way to the Great White Way next year? No need to fret as there’s currently a play off-Broadway called “Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic” that is sure to delight any fan of the Harry Potter franchise. So if you find yourself anxious to see Harry Potter on stage, you don’t …

No Changes to Amtrak Acela Schedule Planned During Summer Track Repairs at Penn Station

No Changes to Amtrak Acela Schedule Planned During Summer Track Repairs at Penn Station

Amtrak said Tuesday that its high-speed Acela service linking Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C. will continue to operate normally during several periods of extensive and disruptive repair work at New York City’s Penn Station this summer.
The railroad, which owns and operates Penn Station, will take several tracks at Penn Station out of service for long periods to speed up necessary and critical repair work.
The repair work will, however, result …