Mar 232017
 

It was pitch-perfect political theater, the kind that politicians pay public relations firms millions of dollars to orchestrate: Preet Bharara, defying an order by the President of the United States, all but daring Trump to fire him.

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New York Tries to Kill Airbnb

 Posted by on 2016-10-30 at 16:14  economic policy, Economy, hospitality industry, new york, nyc, Politics, Reblog, regulation, travel  Comments Off on New York Tries to Kill Airbnb
Oct 302016
 

Uber and other companies in the sharing economy have had to spend millions fighting city and state regulators that try to stifle innovative services. Now New York has moved to crush the home-sharing service Airbnb in the city’s five boroughs.

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Could they be contenders? Mets look a little more like their old selves

 Posted by on 2016-08-28 at 00:47  baseball, mets, mlb, new york, ny mets, Reblog, sports  Comments Off on Could they be contenders? Mets look a little more like their old selves
Aug 282016
 


NEW YORK — Dare it be said that the New York Mets look legit, or at least as legit as they’re going to look given their shortcomings and short-staffing.

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Map: 10 secret subway tunnels in New York City

 Posted by on 2016-08-26 at 17:21  maps, new york, nyc, Reblog, subway  Comments Off on Map: 10 secret subway tunnels in New York City
Aug 262016
 

Just like the rest of New York City, our 112 year-old subway system consists of many layers, each of which provides a glimpse into a sliver of the city’s history. However, even abandoned underground spaces don’t stay neglected for long.

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New York City Approves The Lowline, The World’s First Underground Park

 Posted by on 2016-07-15 at 08:57  cities, new york, nyc, Reblog, urban planning, urbanism  Comments Off on New York City Approves The Lowline, The World’s First Underground Park
Jul 152016
 


The forecast for the planet’s future isn’t so great lately, so it might be time to start thinking about relocating underground. To help us lead happy lives below grade, we’re probably going to need some sort of park land.

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