Feb 272016
Delta serves food grown in Brooklyn

 Thanks, Delta for serving food items grown in Brooklyn, by Gotham Greens. Yes, Brooklyn. Here’s an article reprinted from the Delta website about the advantages of local sourcing for international menus: A rooftop in the middle of Brooklyn may seem Read More

Feb 252016
Taking the Day Off for My Birthday

It’s my birthday today, February 25th. I’m taking the day off to celebrate with friends and family. Maybe I’ll even take advantage of one or more of the freebies on the NYCOTC birthday freebies pages, one for restaurant freebies, the Read More

Jan 242016
Airport survival guide: JFK

Even though NYC airports re-open later today from the epic Blizzard of 2016, there still will be epic flight delays. If you’re flying out of or into JFK, this airport survival guide will help reduce stress and save money: JFK Read More

Jan 232016
Prepare for emergency with a Go Bag

Are you ready for an emergency, in case you and your family have to evacuate quickly? Pack an emergency Go Bag ready for blizzards, storms, floods, hurricanes, or even a personal family emergency that requires immediate travel. Here’s the list Read More

Jan 222016
Driving safety tips for snow, sleet, ice

The monster snowstorm about to pound the Northeast including NYC overnight and all day tomorrow, is a good time to remind you about driving safety tips for snow, sleet and ice that snow sleet and ice make walking difficult and Read More

Dec 272015
10 fabulous facts about NYC

Even lifelong New Yorkers like me don’t know everything about their hometown. Here are 10 fabulous facts about New York City you either didn’t know or forgot: NYC is far from being a concrete jungle. About 14 percent of city Read More

Dec 192015
LEGO issues NYC skyline set

The NYC skyline is one of the world’s most famous and recognizable, which the guys at LEGO have recognized, with  new build-it-yourself New York City skyline of five iconic NYC structures. It goes on sale in January, perhaps so it Read More

Dec 082015
Win a trip to Israel

Win a FREE trip for two to Israel. It’s the ultimate Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa gift from the Israel Ministry of Tourism, to the land where three important religions of the world were born. The prize includes two round-trip flights Read More

Oct 092015
Haunted tour of Green-Wood Cemetery

 Take a Spirited Stroll of Green-Wood Cemetery on Halloween weekend and enjoy tales of murder, mayhem, hauntings and the utterly bizarre, while you enjoy nearly 500 acres of beautiful fall foliage.  Green-Wood Historian Jeff Richman leads the tour, which includes Read More

Sep 262015
Safe recycling of electronics, e-waste

Don’t just throw out your old cellphones, laptops, desktops or other electronics, including old TVs. Recycle them to save NYC landfills from potentially hazardous waste, and let skilled recyclers save precious metals for re-use. The Lower East Side Ecology Center Read More

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