Feel The City Breakin’ And Everybody’s Shaking

Remembering The 1977 Blackout And How It Relates To Another Tough Summer In New York City Forty-three years ago today, on a hot July 14 in 1977, New York City faced one of its darkest days – literally and figuratively. Shortly after 9:30 p.m. the night before, lightning struck two substations in Westchester County andContinue reading “Feel The City Breakin’ And Everybody’s Shaking”

With COVID-19: California May Have Only Delayed The Inevitable.

Journalist Joe Nocera has a problem. In his Bloomberg editorial this weekend (WARNING: paywalled), he wants to know why California, which is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases, isn’t getting the type of criticism that Florida, Texas and Arizona are getting. In the Golden State, cases are surging, positive test ratings are surging and hospitalsContinue reading “With COVID-19: California May Have Only Delayed The Inevitable.”

Growing up a New Yorker, COVID, Donald Trump, etc.

This past Tuesday, June 30, I joined Gayle Nicholson on her show Summer Spotlight to talk about New York City, the Coronavirus, Donald Trump, social distancing and all they all relate to each other. I had an opportunity to discuss how New York is recovering, or living with, the COVID-19 Pandemic and a bit ofContinue reading “Growing up a New Yorker, COVID, Donald Trump, etc.”