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12.31.12 Andy Cush

Be prepared to shell out some serious cash if you plan on using the much-ballyhooed car-hailing service Uber to get home after your New Year’s Eve party tonight. New York Magazine’s Daily Intelligencer blog points to a notice sent to the company’s subscribers stating that it may charge a $100 minimum–before any time and mileage charges […]

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11.21.12 Andy Cush

Last month, we noted that the arrival of the Barclays Center was bringing more taxis than ever before to Brooklyn. As it turns out, it isn’t just yellow cabs that are occupying the new territory, it’s black cars too–and some locals aren’t happy about it. Residents say that on event nights, hired cars blatantly flaut […]

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02.09.11 Bucky Turco

Peter Rahhaoui is not only really ballsy, but also really dumb. In 2008, he charged Tony Chan, a really rich person from Hong Kong, $800,000 for a car service ride from Teterboro Airport to Manhattan reports the New York Post. That comes out to a little over $61,500 per mile. Not surprisingly, Rahhaoui plead guilty. […]

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