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City Gets Tougher On Parking Deadbeats July 2016

New York City is taking new steps to get money back from hundreds of thousands of parking ticket scofflaws, who collectively owe the city $700 million in unpaid fines. Ticket deadbeats used to have until $800 in fines before they were referred to a collection agency. Now, even small amounts are being sent to collection Read More »

By Dave Gordon

N Y C To Add 929 Area Code July 2016

Beginning in April, many new outer-borough phone numbers will be assigned area code 929, adding to the city's existing 212, 917, 646, 718 and 347 codes. Over seven million 929 numbers will go to landlines and cellphones, as 718, 917 and 347 numbers will be used up by next fall. The North American Numbering Plan Read More »

By Dave Gordon

Makeover For B Q E Ditch July 2016

Brooklyn residents describe the trench of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway as a “scar” that has been running through the borough for 50 years, separating neighborhoods and adding to air and noise pollution. New developments on the Brooklyn waterfront, including the opening of Bridge Park and the passenger ship terminal, have made dealing with the trench and Read More »

By Dave Gordon

There’s A New Sheriff In Town July 2016

He doesn’t carry a six shooter or ride horseback around town, but Edgar A. Domenech, 48, was recently appointed by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg to be New York City's next sheriff. The position of city sheriff dates back to 1626, and includes arresting and taking to court parents who owe child support, investigating the sale Read More »

The Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge And Hugh Carey Battery Tunnel July 2016

The Bloomberg administration has renamed the Queensboro Bridge after former Mayor Edward I. Koch, who recently turned 86. The 101-year-old bridge spans the East River from 59th Street in Manhattan to Long Island City, Queens, crossing into Mr. Koch’s former Congressional district. The new moniker, the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, must be approved by the Read More »

By Dave Gordon
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