Long Island, New York is a sprawling suburban landscape situated just to the east of New York City. The island stretches nearly 120 miles long from points west in Brooklyn all the way out to Montauk Point, jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean. The non-New York City counties (or boroughs) that comprise the island are … More The North Fork of Long Island
Well, four days in and new stories, ripple effects of Sandy, are beginning to be reported. The most obvious problem that’s beginning to grow in these parts, aside from the continued power outages and cleanup, are the gas lines. I first noticed them yesterday out east, and as the day wore on, word was spreading … More November 1, 2012: No Gas; Work, Work, Work; Just One Picture
Today was Hump Day, but not really. After what has now been three days of witnessing all of the horrifying things that Sandy has done to the Northeast, I can say for sure that there are plenty of people with a grand hump still far ahead of them. I’ve really been too busy to keep … More Tri-State Weather Sandy Coverage; Helping Out
The words “New York” conjure up lots of images in a person’s mind, most of them having to do with New York City. New York City is one of the most famous places on Earth. In fact, in many respects the Big Apple is the Center of the World, a place where dreams are realized, … More N is for New York
Photo Source: NY Times I just finished writing a piece on Y!CN about the here and now, waiting for the Hurricane Irene to arrive. (You can check it out here.) It’s taken me all day to get into the writing mode and at the moment I feel as if I could go on for hours … More August 27th, 2011 – Nervous Anticipation
I’ve got to say, I’m getting more and more surprised every day with the number of page views this blog is getting. I know that by most standards, a couple of hundred hits a day is peanuts, but to me it’s more than I expected and I’m very pleased about it! So if there are … More April 9th, 2011: Spring Saturday; Stuck in neutral; Y!CN roundup; MJB "Works It"