New York City

Times Square’s New Year’s Eve Party To Return [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: It’s the least likely venue for social distancing, but city officials say they are going ahead with plans to ring in the New Year the old-fashioned way — with crowds in Times Square to watch the ball drop. After the COVID-19 pandemic forced party planners to cancel the 2021 celebration, organizers are bringing the …

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Infrastructure Bill May Fund NYC Subway Extension

The New York Daily News reports: Coming soon to East Harlem: A subway more than 60 years in the making. The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill to be signed by President Biden on Monday is poised to unlock billions for mass transit projects in New York — and MTA leaders are eager for money to jumpstart construction on an extension of …

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Christmas Tree Goes Up At Rockefeller Center [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: Approximately 90 years after it first sprouted to life on a quiet piece of land in Elkton, Maryland, a 79-foot Norway Spruce arrived in Midtown Manhattan this morning to assume its role as the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. The tree, which weighs about 12 tons and made the 140-mile journey from Maryland on a 115-foot flatbed trailer, comes …

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