When there is heavy snowfall the New York City Parks Department sometimes throws a special “Snow Day” in parks across the city with organized activities, such as supervised safe sledding, snowman building contests, best snow angel contests, friendly snowball fights, music and complimentary hot chocolate. After the blizzard that hit on Friday, February 8, known as […]
After the city got hit by a 19-inch snowstorm on January 27, Mayor Bloomberg told non-essential employees to stay home. "New York almost never takes a snow day," the Mayor said. "But this is one of those rare days." So rare that the Mayor apparently changed his mind hours later, urging people in radio and […]
Public transit service has resumed and streets are open to normal traffic again after a storm that was expected to bring a substantial amount of snow to New York City turned out to be far less impactful than predicted.
Starting on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District will be sponsoring the Holiday Window Contest, encouraging local stores to decorate their windows for the holidays.