NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An iconic piece of New York City infrastructure is 70 today. Construction of the Hugh L. Carey tunnel – originally named the Brooklyn Battery tunnel – began in 1940, after a plan by Robert Moses to connect Manhattan and Brooklyn with a bridge from Battery Park was successfully opposed by then-first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, among others. Roosevelt was opposed to the bridge because it would have caused the demolition of battery park and blocked views of the skyline of Lower Manhattan. … [Read more...] about Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Turns 70
“So far, everybody is healthy,” Marks told the New York Post during a conference call on Wednesday. “The guys that were, that tested positive, have cleared their 14 days’ self-isolation and quarantine. They are still practicing with social distancing like the rest of us. They are cleared like everybody, like the rest of the team and the staff right now.” … [Read more...] about Brooklyn Nets’ Kevin Durant, 3 other players cleared of coronavirus, GM says
MEDIAVanity Fair scribe Bryan Burrough says he did not intend to lay the blame for Bear Stearns collapse at the feet of MSNBC. “The idea that CNBC did in Bear Stearns is ridiculous,” he said. But in the article, he didn’t seem to think the idea was so crazy. [NYP]TVNewser/Mediabistro]Rocket 6, we mean you. [Time] … [Read more...] about Does the Ability to Comment Anonymously on Blogs Turn Us Into Monsters?
Isolation, whether in terms of remote locations or island placement, seems to have played a significant part in many of these searches. Will the study’s predictions be borne out when travel returns to (relative) normalcy? It’ll be an interesting subject to track in the coming months. … [Read more...] about What Destinations Will Americans Be Visiting After the Pandemic?
What happens if you break a lease without a landlord's permission For starters: If you're thinking of just stopping your rent payments and running for the hills without your landlord's blessing, that's certainly one way to break a lease. But be warned: Leaving your last place on bad terms could spell trouble when it comes to finding a new place, and it could severely affect your credit rating. … [Read more...] about Can You Break a Lease Because of COVID-19? What Renters Need To Know