Nearly three months after Sandy pushed the ocean clear across the Rockaway spit, there's a hidden aftermath. In basements and first floors across the peninsula, a vast bloom of dangerous mold is spreading across flood-soaked beams and floorboards, studs and drywall. Stakes are high. "What starts in ... More >>
The weather was cold, damp and raw in the Rockaways on Saturday morning, as more than a hundred residents gathered on the corner of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 112th Street, anxious to start marching. But there was a hitch. "113th Street, 114th Street, 115th Street, 116th Street, the police ... More >>
While the city is boasting of another historic crime drop, they are soft-pedaling -- with the egregious cooperation of the press -- one sobering stat: the homicide rate has actually risen five percent against last year, When one thinks homicide, one doesn't generally think of neighborhoods like Kew ... More >>
According to a press release from Mayor Bloomberg's office, the 17-member congestion pricing panel —3 appointees each from Bloomberg, Governor Spitzer, the City Council, Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and one each from the Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith a ... More >>
Bloomberg's man Dan Doctoroff has an answer for rising seas: more coastal condos!