The Westminster Kennel Club had some major announcements about its dog show, including the addition of two breeds: the treeing walker coon hound and the Russell terrier.
Also new this year is the venue. Day judging will happen at Piers 92 and 94 on the West Side. At night you can see the dogs compete at Madison Square Garden.
This year more than 2,700 dogs will be competing.
The winner takes home the prestigious title Best in Show, does a media tour and eats a steak dinner at Sardi's.
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be held in New York City on February 11 and 12 at the piers and at MSG.
You can watch it online at http://www.westimnstekennelclub.org or in person.
A car crashed into a building on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning. At least eight people were injured, three in serious condition, according to FDNY officials.
A car jumped the curb on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning injuring eight people. Witnesses say the Nissan was traveling at a high speed before it took out the store front, trees, bicycles, a light post and a fire hydrant.
Riders should anticipate some changes but "near normal" service on the Long Island Rail Road for the morning rush. Crews have been working to repair tracks and switches after Monday's derailment.