Irving Liebowitz isn’t exactly fond of change. In fact, the few times he’s endured it was only because life gave him little other choice. He’s lived the last 58 years in the Long Island hamlet of Merrick, raising his three children, and creating what he hoped was the perfect home for his wife, Claire.
It’s been a long, hard year for businesses. But you don’t need to hear that from us. But how bad is it? That was the question the city’s planning department hoped to answer, exploring 24 corridors in the city — including Kingsbridge.
A simple trip to the bank might not seem like much — a quick withdrawl from the ATM or cashing a check is a day-to-day-occurrence, and many customers do a lot of that without ever seeing a bank teller.
Like how birds’ return to the American northeast each spring spells the end of winter, it wasn’t a stretch to believe the return of speed bumps to Independence Avenue would herald the end of drag racing in the surrounding neighborhood. But apparently that wasn’t the case.
Five minutes. No more, no less. Read the prompt, then write down anything and everything that comes to mind. Don’t worry about grammar, punctuation or crafting a complex plot arc. Just write.
In an ideal world, an individual probably has a handful of doctors. One for her eyes, her teeth. A gynecologist. And maybe a specialist or two depending on disabilities or chronic illnesses.
There had been hope P.S. 24 Spuyten Duyvil would reopen its physical campus on Friday. But in the late evening hours the night before, parents received much different news: The school will be closed until at least Nov. 5.
Ask almost anyone who has decided to make the jump to politics these last few months, and one might notice a common theme.
Bringing real world into the classroom
Michael Simmon may teach U.S. history, but he also believes history is in the making every day. And that’s especially the case after the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement over the past several months.
It was a historic vote — not in the sense of being over a landmark issue, but instead simply because it was making history. For the first time since at least the mid-1980s, the city council voted to expel one of its own.
Jeff Torkin was never really one for the spotlight. Even as a development group he led started spending hundreds of thousands of dollars acquiring land not far from his Fieldston home in the hopes of developing it, the plan seemed to be more to focus on his company Timber Equities than on him.
Colleges and food. The young adults flocking to campuses bring with them significant appetites, many times needing to be satiated around the clock. That means big business for anyone selling food not far from colleges and universities — unless something happens that seems to only hit society once every century.
There is new leadership at the College of Mount Saint Vincent as Susan Burns is set to become the school's sixth president at beginning of the year.
Design of the new Putnam Trail started in 2008, but that work wouldn’t finish for another decade. Even with that finally done, the city had another obstacle to overcome: money. The paving project, from start to finish, carried a price tag of more than $4 million.
Fernando Rodríguez is struggling. His family owns Kingsbridge Donut Shop on the corner of West 231st Street and Kingsbridge Avenue, but hasn’t paid rent on the space in months.
Banking is as old as civilization itself. It’s said that ancient couriers taking goods from one settlement to the next would receive loans in the form of grain.
Michael Regan, 94, of East Hampton, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, surrounded by his children.
A woman refusing to give up her property to a would-be thief found herself rushed to the hospital.
Miriam Levine Helbok wrote her first letter convincing a total stranger to get out and vote on Sept. 21, 2019. A year later, she’s followed that up with nearly 5,000 more.
As one of the oldest remaining homes in Kingsbridge, many consider the Moller Mansion on Godwin Terrace as historic. But now it’s about to become history.