• Ferry May Provide a Quicker Commute for Bay Ridge Residents
  • Ukrainian music stirs pot of revolution
  • Staten Island’s boardwalk revival
  • The Jazz ladies
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Earning a Living

Fernando Tirado, disaster recovery advisor at the Bronx Small Business Development Center, explains how City Island and other commercial areas in the borough were affected by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Stay ahead of the sirens: How to prepare your Bronx small business for a disaster

It’s crucial for you to make a disaster preparedness plan for your business, city and disaster agents say. Eighty percent of companies that don’t recover from a disaster within a month go out of business for good, says the U.S. Small Business Association.

by × April 14, 2015 × 0 comments

In Transit

Ferry May Provide a Quicker Commute for Bay Ridge Residents

Ferry May Provide a Quicker Commute for Bay Ridge Residents

Bay Ridge residents with long commutes may have a new transportation option in 2017— a inter-borough ferry service with a stop at the 69th Street pier.

by × March 11, 2015 × 0 comments

In Transit

7 Train: Woes & Wins

7 Train: Woes & Wins

Since 2013, there have been 26 service disruptions on the 7 line. Read more to find out what this construction is about, how many more months are to come and how to avoid the 7 line.

by × February 24, 2015 × 0 comments

In the Neighborhood

Liudmila Joy-Vasuta performs at Our Lady of Refuge church in Brooklyn on March 23, 2014.

Ukrainian music stirs pot of revolution

As Ukraine fights to maintain independence from Russia, they are using music as a weapon to galvanize opinion and stir emotion.

by × May 25, 2014 × 0 comments

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Who owns New York art?

Who owns New York art?

The city’s cultural centers rely on donations from wealthy denizens and a few out-of-towners as well. In this Borough Buzz interactive graphic, check out where the donors get their wealth, and what else they spend it on.

by × May 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Having Fun

Photo Courtesy of the Sabbatino family.

Staten Island’s boardwalk revival

Fantasy Shore Amusement Park, the first of its kind in eight years, will open this summer. The new Midland Beach kiddie park will feature four rides, including Staten Island’s only roller coaster.

by × May 23, 2014 × 0 comments

In the Neighborhood

Little India or Jackson Heights is a predominantly South Asian neighborhood in Queens.

Indian elections play out on U.S. turf

It may be more than 8,000 miles away, but elections in India garner interest in New York.

by × May 12, 2014 × 0 comments

Staying Healthy

Springtime in Central Park, Sunday April 13, 2014, in Manhattan, New York City. (Photo/Camilo Gomez)

Season of love and runny noses

Warmer temperatures have finally announced the arrival of springtime: a season of chirping birds, buzzing bees, blossoming flowers… and sneezing humans. After this year’s harsh winter, experts predict high levels of pollen this season.

by × April 29, 2014 × 0 comments

Earning a Living, In the Neighborhood

NYC intern protection law one of few across nation

NYC intern protection law one of few across nation

NYC interns are now protected from sexual harassment and discrimination. But the new law is one of the few in the nation.

by × April 29, 2014 × 0 comments

Having Fun

Collage of jazz albums by female Grammy Award winners and NEA Jazz Masters honorees

The Jazz ladies

In a music genre ruled by men, female jazz musicians stand up to take the stage.

by × April 18, 2014 × 0 comments