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  • Brownouts For Tens Of Thousands On Record Hot Day

    Brownouts For Tens Of Thousands On Record Hot Day
    Con Edison calls it a voltage reduction. Its customers call it a brownout. In any case, it is a controlled reduction of power for tens of thousands of homes in the Tri State area, thanks to Friday's record high temperatures. In thirteen neighborhoods and...
  • City Left Billboards As Unintentional Graffiti Canvasses: Councilman

    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...
  • New Ferry Opens on East River

    New Ferry Opens on East River
    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...
  • Community College Tries To Bring Money Into Queens

    Community College Tries To Bring Money Into Queens
    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,...
  • Noguchi comes home

     Noguchi comes home
    Artist and designer Isamu Noguchi was a busy man in the early 1980s. Born in Los Angeles in 1904, he had won a Guggenheim award as a young man, catapulting him into the arts stratosphere. He spent many years working in Japan and Europe, ascending to...
  • Another Car Careens Off Queensboro Bridge, Second in 9 Days

    Another Car Careens Off Queensboro Bridge, Second in 9 Days
    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...
  • Car Overturns Near Queensboro Bridge, 1 Dead

    Car Overturns Near Queensboro Bridge, 1 Dead
    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,...
  • Circus Warehouse

    Circus Warehouse
    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...
  • Make A Holiday Meal For 4 At The 99 Cents Store!

    Make A Holiday Meal For 4 At The 99 Cents Store!
    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...
  • New hotels in New York City

    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-...
  • NYC Eateries Begin Posting Health Inspection Grades

    NYC Eateries Begin Posting Health Inspection Grades
    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...