Long Island City is seeing a hotel boom. Ten years ago, this gritty industrial neighborhood had just one hotel. Now, it has around 25, with 20 more in development. The transition to hip tourist destination doesn’t come easy to local manufacturing businesses.
A little more than a year ago, a similar gas explosion killed 8 people in East Harlem, leaving dozens more injured. In the aftermath of the tragedy, friends, colleagues and family members came together Friday morning to remember one of the victims from the explosion.
CHAVA: The Federal Aviation Administration – or F-A-A – has been loosening restrictions for commercial use of drones. Last week it gave retail giant Amazon permission to test drones to deliver packages. The agency is also considering new rules that would let other companies use drones as well. CAMILLE: Some drone entrepreneurs and […]
Two astronauts will spend a year at the International Space Station. One of them, American Scott Kelly, has a twin brother, former astronaut Mark Kelly, back on Earth. Researchers are taking advantage of the unique opportunity to research the effects of space on human health by performing regular medical tests on both brothers.
Finding a job is tough. But studies show it’s especially hard for 70 million Americans who have a criminal record.
Many blame a checkbox on application forms that asks whether a person is a convicted felon.
On March 1st New Jersey implemented a law to ban the box. Now advocates want New York City to follow suit.