Queens Protected Bike Lane

Last Tuesday, approval was given for the creation of a two-way protected bike lane on Crescent Street, Queens, New York.  The Queens Community Board 1 ruled that between Hoyt Avenue North and Queensboro Bridge a bike lane for cyclists would be created.  In fact, work on the southern part of the lane has already started […]

Re-Opening for Business: NY Slowly Achieves a New Normal

Last week parts of New York state began re-opening for business.  Those areas that were able to meet Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s requirements to practice safety were given permission to re-open.  Included Many recreational activities and low-risk operations were given the go-ahead.  Businesses such as landscapers, gardening, tennis, etc. that are able to uphold social distancing […]

Providing the Correct Help in New York

The phrase “where there’s a will, there’s a way” while it sounds great, is not always such an accurate idiom.  Even though so many people and organizations want to offer help during times of crises (like now with coronavirus), just having the will is not enough. Episcopal priest John Merz knows this first hand. As […]