New York City recently celebrated the planting of the one millionth tree as part of an initiative to complete that task in a decade. And it was accomplished – believe it or not, in eight years.
The term "stray cat" has given way to the more politicallly correct "feral cat."
A transit advocacy group recently asked New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority why certain rail entrances have been closed for decades. An official could not provide comprehensive information, saying for some of the entrances, "That's just the way it's always been." As in, if something was broken when I got here, it's not my responsibility to fix it.
A recent AARP survey showed that 66 percent of New York City residents aged 35 and up plan on moving out of Manhattan once they reach retirement age.
Joe Biden was in the news this week for NOT running for President. I discuss this in conjunction with an article about speculation over whether he WOULD run.
Ah, where would I be without the MTA? For one thing, I would not be living where I do, since I would need a new way to transport myself to work.
I confess, I ate at a Chick-Fil-A. I was also 15 and it was in New Jersey decades ago.
Professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was in the news last month after his indictment for a murder 30-plus years ago.
STAR WARS and Daraprim were in the media this week.
A rather innocent encounter with a coworker this week reminded me of some past behavior – of myself and others – that would be looked at in a harsher light in these not-so-politically correct times.