A few weeks back, we reported on the reintroduction of the H line by the MTA to help out displaced students in the Rockaways. Closed since 1994, the old blue train runs along the Broad Channel, transporting commuters to a bus nearby that would then take them to the A. The video of workers literally ... More >>
On Tuesday night, Howard Beach's Vetro, got a chance to celebrate. The Italian restaurant threw a party for their friends and family, as they reopened a month after Hurricane Sandy.
Mark Sweeney, one of the owners, said they hosted a soft opening in their main hall, and will be open to the public o ... More >>
Two days after Hurricane Sandy, the situation in the storm-stricken Rockaways and other southern Queens neighborhoods is getting worse in terms of the need for basic supplies and aid. Anger is growing that the government relief agencies have been slow to deal with the problems.
Tonight, in Broad Ch ... More >>
Tompkins Square Park, through the snow.Is there a name for this thing yet? Snowmaggedon? Thundersnow? Blizza-palooza? That day people were trapped outside of New York City, while those (okay, one or two) inside it actually skied to work? And the rest of us hunkered down and tried not to have ... More >>