New York City. With a population of more than 18 million people and a bustling hub of commercial activity, the Big Apple is a city unmatched by any other. And with great power must come some sense of social responsibility, especially when handling one of New York City’s greatest assets: [...]Read more ›
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In a testament to our continuing evolution as a species, New York City may become the largest jurisdiction in the nation to establish a registry for animal abusers, similar to sex offender registries. Councilman Peter F. Vallone Jr. introduced the measure in response to a Queens bodybuilder who killed his [...]Read more ›
It’s a groundbreaking move. One that is taking franchises and concession stands across one of the world’s most populated cities by storm. And it’s all part of the fight to end obesity in the United States. New York City has banned super-sized sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, theatres [...]Read more ›
A recent blog post in The New York Times (NYT) has profiled a team that is experimenting with an innovative way to produce electricity. And it poses an intriguing question off the top: Could cars in New York City someday run on electricity generated at the bottom of the East [...]Read more ›
The threat of rising waters from the effects of climate change has one of the world’s most populated cities preparing for the worst. There are reports that New York City is drafting up contingency plans to address the possibility of more severe flooding in coming decades. Blogger Mireya Navarro recently [...]Read more ›
With concrete and glass everywhere, New York City isn’t the first place that comes to mine when we start thinking “green,” as in eco-friendly. True, the new taxi fleet serving the boroughs outside of Manhattan are all Apple Green, but their commitment to being “green” is measured in the thousandths [...]Read more ›