| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:03 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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 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 10, 2011
| 1:09 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...