A peak of New York City whimsey stands tall in Kips Bay, just a block away from the busy 34th Street NYC Ferry terminal.
A Dalmation, properly masked, balances a yellow cab on his nose.
Face it. This is just plain fun.
- Hochul $227B Budget Plan Bolsters Revenue and Rainy Day ReservesGov. Kathy Hochul unveiled a $227 billion budget Wednesday that has something for everyone, and something almost everyone will dislike — especially the progressives who dominate the Democratic majorities in Albany. The plan increases spending across the board but puts much of the $8 billion in unexpected tax revenue from the current year into reserves
- Truth Emerges Over RIOC Closing Sportspark and The Youth CenterTechnically, RIOC has not closed Sportspark, but as one insider confirmed, it “should have opened in Sept. The FDNY story is BS.” The truth emerges, exposing it effectively as a closing. And it’s not just President/CEO Seldom Seen Shelton Haynes and his protective circle. Governor Kathy Hochul is also deeply involved. by David Stone The
- Hochul Calls MTA ‘Lifeblood’ of New York, but Transit Plans Lack MeatAs the MTA nears its “fiscal cliff,” Gov. Kathy Hochul pledged Tuesday during her State of the State address to secure the financial future of the troubled transit system, but gave few details on how. Calling the MTA “the lifeblood of the New York City metro region,” Hochul committed to ensuring the long-term health of
- In Final Redistricting Map, Roosevelt Island’s Identity VanishesAfter two successful campaigns kept Roosevelt Island tightly aligned with Manhattan, a final redistricting map floats the community into neutral territory. A new State Assembly District 36 finds Roosevelt Island unanchored between coasts, belonging in neither Manhattan nor Queens. It also strips away a good chunk of political muscle. A local Democratic club is fighting
- Census: New York lost more people than any other state(The Center Square) – Data from the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday showed New York has lost a greater percentage of its population over the last two years than any other state. The state’s population estimate as of July 1, 2020, was 20.1 million people, a nearly 100,000 decline from just three months earlier and