Atlantic Yards: The Musical

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

In the Footprint: The Battle Over Atlantic Yards” places eminent domain, gentrification and democracy under the bright spotlight of the stage – complete with singing and dancing.

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New Jobs Takeoff With JFK Expansion

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

The competition between airlines is heating up – and the big winners could be passengers and workers.

Delta Air Lines and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey broke ground last week on a $1.2 billion project to expand Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens. The project is expected to generate 10,000 jobs.

The new terminal will rival the similarly modern, state-of-the-art facilities used by American Airlines and JetBlue at JFK, Delta officials said.

On the eve of the groudbreaking on the Terminal 4 project, American and JetBlue added reciprocal frequent flier benefits to its existing partnership. American Airlines also added five destinations from JFK, including Fort Lauderdale and Rio de Janiero.

Atlanta-based Delta, which recently merged with Northwest Airlines, also has announced new international routes for next year.

Crafting a Response to the Economy

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Craft makers say they’re holding on amid tough times. Merchants at the recent American Crafts Fair NYC event at the Javits Center are hoping for holiday success.

Curbing the Need to Speed

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

In a bid to reduce traffic fatalities, the city wants to get the word out that the speed limit on New York streets is 30 mph. Following a city study on pedestrian safety released this summer, an ad campaign was launched and a $150,000 grant from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee was awarded to the NYPD to increase enforcement against speeders.  In addition, the city is looking to to set up a speed camera demonstration program.

Marking 40 Years of Song and Dance

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Farmers Market Caps Season of Green

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Green Apple: An Unconvential Environment

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Writers Group Gives Voice to Seniors

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Librarian Overdue For New Library

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010