Planes Trains and Automobiles

History in the Making 11/21: Everybody Take A Cab Edition

Taxis, not as taxing! The caption for the photo above: “New York City Mayor’s Bureau of Licenses condemning a taxicab after new ordinance regulating taxicab meters went into effect on August 1, 1913.”  The law was withheld in state court 100 years ago today, kicking in a new set of lowered cab fares for New… Read More

New York’s most evil winter day

Photo courtesy of Global Graphica I’m going way meteorological on you today. It’s already gotten pretty cold in New York City this month, striking 21 degrees F on Sunday, assuring that a replay of last year’s relatively mild winter may not be in store. Come, let’s reminisce. The record high temperature in New York City… Read More