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Hoteliers hoping for a Super Bowl bonanza

The New Yorker Hotel, at 481 Eighth Ave.,

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The game may be in New Jersey, but a lot of the money it brings will be spent in New York.

The NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee projects that the 400,000 visitors expected to flood into the area for Sunday's Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos will generate up to $600 million for the ecomony.

Many believe the projection to be inflated, but that's not stopping New...

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New York loses to London in global taxi survey

NYC taxi

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The Big Apple's iconic yellow cars took the silver when it comes to top cabs across the world.

A survey released Tuesday by Hotels.com ranked the black taxis in London as the best cabs overall in the world, receiving 22% of votes from 2,683 respondents across 30 countries. New York came in second with 10%.

The researchers said London cabs led among several survey categories, including...

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