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First the Mayor went after the cigarettes and this was a good thing. The the trans-fats and  super-sized drinks followed and there were mixed reviews Now, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is coming after the elevators but we say fix the subway system first. What about disabled people and mothers with strollers? Are they not allowed to travel? While City… Read more »

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This might well be the Chevy of the future and while the eco -friendly specs might be right what about the look? General Motors’ goal for this electric vehicle is to be a connected, zero-emissions personal transportation car that addresses issues with traffic congestion, parking availability, air quality and affordability. At 1,100 pounds and less than… Read more »

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It’s a long way from Chelsea Harbor and the football club which he owns but Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich knows New York is the best place to be and has docked his yacht “Eclipse” on the Hudson River. It’s the world’s largest Yacht and measures 557 ft in length. The cost of this moving city… Read more »

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Given the millions of people who work, live, and mug each other in New York, the city’s subway system is truly impressive. Few networks could possibly accommodate so many trains and people without an occasional hitch. (Except, of course, for Germany, which excels at such challenges.) But even Teutonic railroad makers would have a difficult… Read more »

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Sorry to disappoint, but this blog is not about the fabulously risky and sexually charged novel by Erica Jong. No, the title simply refers to my actual fear of getting on an airplane. In all my 27 years, I’ve never traveled by plane. If I have to travel far, I take a train or boat…. Read more »