Movieworld Closing…Is Anyone Listening?

Movieworld closure: Is anyone listening?  Over 30 years a staple in Eastern Queens and one of the cheapest tickets in town.  Movieworld was much more than a place to watch movies.  It was a cooling center for seniors, a place where young romances took off and a place...

The Democrats Racial Fault Line

Happy Independence Day!  Please review Their is a Civics lesson playing out on the NYC political stage right now and William McGurn of the WSJ has captured some of it in his “Main Street” article last week. We used McGurn’s title for our blog entry...

Congestion Pricing Hurts the Vunerable

By Herb Stupp Congestion pricing. The term itself would wow George Orwell with its euphemistic doublespeak. This kind of pricing involves charging tolls for entry — $11.52 for passenger cars — into Manhattan south of 60th St., even if you travel over the now-free East...

Wages stagnate in Big Apple Read IBO Report

NYC’s economy is often the subject of much debate.  Jobs, Crime, Clean Streets and much more are included in the Mayor’s Management Report published twice a year in preliminary and annual form.  The IBO has just produced a report and graph signaling that...

Retailers: Hallmarks of a NYC downturn loom

John Aidan Byrne writes for the New York Post.  Byrne in the NY Post “Business” Sunday, April 15th article talks about, What Price NYC: “Confidence shaken by retail blight”.  As you drive through NYC’s five boroughs do you see the...