Apple Pay (and other credit methods) coming to NYC MTA on May 31st

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/30/18524761/nyc-mta-subway-bus-apple-pay-omny-contactless-payment-may-31-summer-launch Apple Pay is coming to New York City’s MTA transit system this summer Hello OMNY By Sean Hollister@StarFire2258  Apr 30, 2019, 9:13pm EDT SHARE Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s been nearly two years since we wrote that New York City would finally be upgrading its transit system to take “tap-to-pay” contactless payments, but … Continue reading Apple Pay (and other credit methods) coming to NYC MTA on May 31st

May 4th events at 60th anniversary bash at Lincoln Center

https://www.westsiderag.com/2019/04/23/lincoln-center-releases-schedule-for-next-months-free-60th-anniversary-bash Lincoln Center Releases Schedule for Next Month’s Free 60th Anniversary Bash Posted on April 23, 2019 at 8:46 am by West Sider Lincoln Center broke ground on its campus 60 years ago, and it’s celebrating the anniversary with a block party on Saturday May 4, from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The schedule is below. See … Continue reading May 4th events at 60th anniversary bash at Lincoln Center

Don’t forget the Lincoln Center open house on Saturday, May 4th!

Lincoln Center to Host Block Party with Free Events for 60th Anniversary Posted on March 8, 2019 at 9:50 am by West Sider Photo by Iñaki Vinaixa for Lincoln Center. Lincoln Center turns 60 this May and to celebrate it’s holding a block party on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The … Continue reading Don’t forget the Lincoln Center open house on Saturday, May 4th!

Older buildings can be made more energy efficient — it only requires the interest and will

This article about two pre-World War II co-ops on the Upper West Side of NYC is definitely a bit technical, but it illustrates that it's worth making changes even to older buildings. The management of the two buildings contemplate a saving of 5-10% of their energy expenditures. That will occur year after year and will … Continue reading Older buildings can be made more energy efficient — it only requires the interest and will

Hudson Yards has one truly successful addition

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/annals-of-gastronomy/lunch-at-neiman-marcus-the-one-place-in-hudson-yards-that-feels-like-new-york Annals of Gastronomy The Restaurant at Neiman Marcus, the One Place in Hudson Yards That Feels Like New York By Helen Rosner April 1, 2019 The Zodiac Room restaurant, at the Neiman Marcus in Hudson Yards, knows exactly who its customers are: mostly women, mostly luxury shoppers, and those of us who wish to spend … Continue reading Hudson Yards has one truly successful addition

Getting harder and harder to leave the Apple universe — Apple Pay for NYC transit

https://www.macrumors.com/2019/04/04/apple-pay-transit-singapore-nyc-chicago-portland/? Apple Pay for Transit: Now Accepted in Singapore, NYC Testing Soon, Chicago and Portland to Integrate Fare Cards Thursday April 4, 2019 6:48 am PDT by Joe Rossignol Apple Pay is launching or gaining expanded functionality at transit systems in additional cities throughout 2019, starting with Singapore today followed by Chicago, Portland, and New York City later this … Continue reading Getting harder and harder to leave the Apple universe — Apple Pay for NYC transit

Congestion pricing in NYC a big deal

The first reactions to the imposition of congestion pricing in Manhattan for travel below 50th street fit in three basic categories: (1) Can I get an exception? (2) Why impose a few on private vehicles when the problem is (fill in the blank -- Uber, Lyft, too many cabs, night-time trucks)? (3) how is it … Continue reading Congestion pricing in NYC a big deal