Call It ‘Decongestion Pricing’

U.S. Congressman Jerry Nadler (center) and City Council member Margaret Chin (left) look on as MTA chief Patrick Foye describes a plan to reinstitute two-way tolling on the Verrazzano Bridge.

U.S. Congressman Jerry Nadler (center) and City Council member Margaret Chin (left) look on as MTA chief Patrick Foye describes a plan to reinstitute two-way tolling on the Verrazzano Bridge. A gaggle of elected and appointed officials gathered on Staten Island on Sunday morning to announce their support for changing a decades-old tolling policy on […]

Today in History

Berlin Wall in Battery Park City

The Berlin Wall under construction 1429 – Joan of Arc arrives at the seige of Orleans 1623 – 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru 1715 – John Flamsteed observes Uranus for sixth time 1784 – Premiere of Mozart’s Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna) Charles Darwin 1834 – Charles Darwin’s expedition sees […]

EYES TO THE SKY April 29 – May 12, 2019

Evening twilight, end of April

Evening twilight, end of April, first days of May. image: Starry Night, Judy Isacoff For delight in discovery plan to observe many fleeting moments that mark the movement of the seasons and other special events in the sky this week. Beginning with the short window of evening twilight, bid farewell to the scintillating stars of […]

Today’s Calendar Monday April 29

Teardrop Park

1PM Bach + 1 St. Paul’s Chapel This series features one Bach cantata each week paired with a complementary work from composers early to modern. Today, listen to Johann Sebastian Bach Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben?, BWV 8; Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto in E minor for Flute and Recorder, TWV 52:e1; The Choir of […]