| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:32 PM
A professor at LaGuardia Community College is trying to bring in big bucks for New York's second biggest burough. Dr. Jim Giordano started a new course this summer for his Tourism and Hospitality Program that has the students creating excursion tours,...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 7:46 AM
An alternate route into Manhattan has opened for commuters on the east side. Despite the gloomy skies, the East River Ferry, run by NY Waterway took its inaugural ride at 7 a.m. Monday.
The ferry operates between Manhattan, on Wall Street and East 34th...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:29 PM
If you have driven on the Long Island Expressway lately, you may have noticed a lot of empty billboards.
It's not a reflection of a bad economy, says Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., it's a reflection of a bad choice by the City.
"The City passed a...
| Dec 5, 2010
Here are more of the newest and brightest hotels to open recently in New York City. Prices quoted are for a standard double in early January.
Ace Hotel, 20 W. 29th St., (646) 214-5750 or (212) 679-2222, http://www.acehotel.com, has a cavernous lobby jam-...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 6:54 PM
As the holidays arrive this week, many are scrambling to put together the ultimate menu for their Christmas feast. As we all know, preparing such a meal can be costly... unless you buy all your ingredients at your local 99 cents store.
We sent our own...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 4:25 PM
Nature will be calling people into Descanso Gardens louder than before when spring arrives. For the first time since 1994, when the rose gardens were installed, the botanical showcase is undergoing major construction.
The private groundbreaking ceremony...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:30 AM
A pedestrian is dead and two are injured after a vehicle flipped and landed on its roof on a sidewalk in Queens early Monday.
Police say the accident happened just after 4 a.m. just feet away from the Queensboro Plaza Station on the N, R and 7 lines,...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 11:54 AM
A Queens deli apparently took top honors as the cleanest place to dine in the Big Apple, according to a new letter grading system put into place Wednesday by the Department of Health.
Health officials began its new inspections yesterday and awarded the...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 10:12 AM
For the second time in 9 days, a vehicle careened off an exit ramp on the Queensboro Bridge, leaving a woman in critical condition, police said.
According to police, a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta veered out of control off the Crescent Street and Queens Plaza...
| Dec 24, 2010
| 5:21 AM
In the carnival atmosphere that is New York, hidden in an industrial neighborhood in Long Island City, Queens there is unassuming building that could be called center ring. It's a new venture called "Circus Warehouse", the high flying idea of actress...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 10:57 AM
It's no secret, for years now obesity has been a big problem plaguing Americans, especially children. Growing food prices, lost jobs, and reduced work hours (perhaps all affected by the recession) certainly don't help the problem.
According to a recent...