New York’s man-made natural-gas crisis

New York’s chief energy regulator, the Public Service Commission, is reluctantly admitting that the state faces a natural-gas shortage, though the commissioners disagree on what to do about it. Even Commissioner Tracey Edwards, who devoted much of her time at last week’s meeting to complaining that utility National Grid had been “mean” in declaring a […]

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Hot 97’s Ebro Darden roasts Bill de Blasio for failed 2020 bid

Hot 97’s Ebro Darden and Peter Rosenberg roasted Mayor Bill de Blasio over his failed presidential run during their in-studio interview Friday. “Congratulations, you played yourself!” Rosenberg told the mayor at the top of their 30-minute sit-down. “You went out to try to run for president. It didn’t work out,” Darden said about the mayor’s […]

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This tiny, 25-year-old shoe shop makes custom kicks for Madonna

Next to the original location of the iconic shop East Village Shoe Repair, a wall of graffiti reads “RIP St. Marks.” But even after 25 years of business — East Village Shoe Repair opened in 1994 at 1 St. Marks Place before moving to Bushwick five years ago — cobblers Boris “the Shoeman” Zuborev, 46, […]

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The benefits of taking on a seasonal job

’Tis the season. Not only for Halloween costumes, turkey dinners and holiday cheer, but also for a slew of opportunities to earn extra income, preview new employers or dig deeper into a passion. With the current low unemployment rate, it’s a seasonal worker’s market. Job seekers should not only have their pick of jobs, “but […]

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Broadway producer wants $5.6M for Chelsea loft

Marc Routh is selling his Chelsea home for $5.6 million. Compass Compass Compass Compass Ad Up Next Close Congressman notorious for vaping on job admits he still smokes e-cigs Safety concerns over vaping are “massively overblown” — according to… 4 View Slideshow Back Continue Click Here: Cheap FIJI Rugby Jersey Share this: Facebook Twitter Flipboard […]

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State pols want to ban helium-filled balloon releases

These state lawmakers are looking to burst your bubble. Several pols are trying to ban the release of helium-filled balloons at everything from weddings to kindergarten graduations — arguing the celebrations are bad for the environment. A bill introduced earlier this month by state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi (D-The Bronx) would make it illegal for anyone […]

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