Posts Tagged ‘New York’
If this very strange tower is constructed it will be one of the oddest skyscrapers in New York. At the moment I can’t decide whether it looks like track from a child’s railroad set placed on end with a loop, or a neon light tube made of metal, designed by an architect who wants to get around the city’s onerous zoning laws and who has a very healthy ego. At any rate, I find the concept extremely un-charming.
…the ranking as the least free state in the nation. The Cato Institute studied personal and economic freedoms for each state to arrive at a ranking, then offers policy prescriptions for changes which would improve a state’s status. You can check out your state at the link as well.
If you want to know how shallow New Yorkers are, the hysteria over a photo of VP nominee Mike Pence eating an early dinner at a Chili’s restaurant in New Jersey explains it perfectly.
Did you know that pinball machines were banned in New York City until 1975? I didn’t, but discovering that they were banned in 1940 gave me a clue as to why they were banned. Learn about this interesting bit of history here.
New York lawmakers are now exercised about K2, the synthetic marijuana, which is turning users into temporary zombies — at least that’s how they phrase it.
One would imagine there are a myriad of other problems the legislators could turn their attention to in that state.
It’s an expensive blunder, the sort created by millions of tempting federal dollars, ambitious politicians, and arrogant architects, all lumped together under a “public project” plan.
The grand design is now a bloated mess, way over budget, way behind schedule and a waste of resources. Congratulations, New York!