At the end of the day Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission to develop a 100 year blue print to plan for the future of public transportation will not be worth the paper any final report is printed on. It will however like many previous planning studies or commissions, generate him some [...]
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Talk about making a splash. Austrian Airlines took that phrase to a whole new level with its arrival at Newark Liberty International Airport. Although it has been a fixture at JFK for many years, Austrian decided that they were missing out on a major market that not only served New Jersey but was equally convenient [...]
Outside of NYC, Queens has become the top borough in hotel expansion with a total 10,489 hotel rooms as opposed to just 3,986 hotel rooms in Brooklyn. Particularly Long Island City has seen the most action but development has “dominoed” into northern Queens and the surrounding areas of the NYC airports. Long Island City is [...]
La Guardia Airport, which Vice President Joseph Biden famously likened to the “Third World,” is getting a makeover that will include luxury spots like Tumi and a Centurion Club for American Express customers.
Residents of Bayside, Little Neck, Douglaston and Auburndale have for two years been living under the terrible noise of the new take-off route out of LaGuardia Airport called the TENIS Climb. Planes fly low and often and create noise that precludes outdoor conversations, and even [indoor conversations through] open windows. Moreover, the expectation is that [...]
Queens faces competition within the New York metropolitan area for potentially $70 billion plus needed to fund major capital improvements. Millions to billions more could be necessary by the time any project is completed and the true final costs are accounted for. Everyone has their own priority wish list which in many cases conflicts with [...]
Working under the same roof as Mom could make some sons and daughters anxious, but it makes Monique Smith proud.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: Cloudy. Periods of rain this morning. High 58. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain: Thursday night: Cloudy skies. Low 54. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Wednesday: Rain. High 49. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph. Rainfall near a half an inch. Wednesday night: Periods of rain. Low 49. Winds SE at 15 to 25 mph. Rainfall near an inch.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Monday: Sun and clouds mixed. High 68. Winds S at 20 to 30 mph. Monday night: Cloudy skies early then becoming foggy with periods of light rain late. Low near 55F. Winds S at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70%.