In a speech this morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg praised New York's official response to Hurricane Sandy, called for more action to control climate change, and laid out the next steps in the city's rebuilding process. "Even as our recovery operations remain our top priority, we now have enough per ... More >>
The Occupy Wall Street protests, now into their second month, have cost 18 cities around the U.S. $13 million so far, according to a new AP report. The costs have mostly been in the area of law enforcement, as cities have ramped up police presences around occupations and sent cops in to evict camper ... More >>
Because untreated grease gives us all something to smile about!Here's yet another reason we find ourselves weary of the continuing existence of T.G.I. Friday's.
The city's Department of Environmental Protection announced a new pilot program today that officials say will use cutting-edge technology to convert algae at a Queens waste-water treatment plant into biofuel for cars. How environmental! From our toilets to your cars.
One thing we New Yorkers are especially proud of is our tap water. You have to admit, it tastes pretty good and apparently it doesn't even have to be filtered! In fact, New York's water is so awesome that it now has its own product line. You can get glasses, a decanter (because you decant you ... More >>
Thirsty, New York City? Why wait? Well, now you have a reason. The water coming out of your tap just got a little bit more expensive.