Tag Archives: New York

An Irish Pilot Arguing With a New York Air Traffic Controller is Kind of Hilarious

“It’s not my first day in New York. It’s not my first day in an aircraft. I did what I had to do. GOOD DAY.” So concluded a tiff between an Aer Lingus pilot caught in a jam and the New York City air traffic controller scolding him for said jam. It’s pretty hilarious.

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A Guy Might Be Building His Own Ramp Off The New York State Thruway

The Seneca Nation has long had a contentious relationship with the state of New York over a tiny stretch of the New York State Thruway south of Buffalo, since part of it runs through tribal territory. The latest (potential) dispute? An off-ramp that or may not be in the process of being built by a tribe member,…

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The L Train Shutdown Could Mean a Car-Free 14th Street


The L Train Shutdown Could Mean a Car-Free 14th Street
A man directs traffic during a power outage on 14th in 2003. Image: AP

With the L train shutdown looming , some legislators are putting forward a radical proposal to make life easier for crosstown commuters: re-think 14th Street as a corridor for buses, bicycles, and pedestrians, with one large section that would blocked to cars entirely.

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Come Carspotting In New York With Us Right Now

People say New York is the worst city to own a car and drive in. Maybe it is, but I’m always amazed at the variety and quality of the machines I find in the Big Apple anyway. Join us as we try and find some right now.

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We Have Many Questions About New York’s Post-Crash Texting Analysis Bill

A draft New York Senate Bill called Evan’s law aims to cut down on distracted driving by forcing you to turn over your phones after an accident for “field testing.” But the bill, which sounds good in principle, still leaves a lot of questions unanswered.

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NYPD Will Publicly Crush Seized Motorcycles To Crack Down On ‘Knuckleheads’

Remember that incident in New York where the gang of bikers attacked a guy and his family in a Land Rover on the West Side Highway? Well, the NYPD is sick of stuff like that, including infamous traffic-stopping “stunters ,” so they’re publicly crushing a ton of confiscated bikes to send a message.

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The Pope Will Fly Aboard VH-3D “Marine One” Choppers While In New York

A pair of VH-3D “White Top” helicopters, referred to as Marine One while the President is on-board and used exclusively for White House executive airlifts, moved the Pope from JFK International to the Manhattan’s Wall Street heliport early this evening.

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2017 Cadillac XT5: This Is It

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Man Spends 14 Hours Riding the Longest NYC Subway Route

New Yorkers aren’t exactly known for taking leisurely strolls, but leisurely subway riding? The concept is as foreign as ketchup on pizza. That’s why most city slickers will have no idea that the longest non-repeating subway route is 155 miles and includes over 54 transfers. Why should they? Who on Earth is ever going to take that ride?

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I Took My Hummer To New York City, And It Was Awful

I recently had the opportunity to take my Hummer to New York City. This was a highly unusual experience, and it felt a lot like showing up at the dog park with an elephant. First, you want to play with everyone else. But then, you realize you might accidentally crush them.

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