New York City

Deal Reached That Averts a Walkout by Doormen

April 21, 2010 New York Times By PATRICK McGEEHAN The owners of more than 3,200 apartment buildings in New York City reached an agreement on a new labor contract with the union that represents about 30,000 doormen, porters, janitors and building superintendents, averting a strike that was due to begin at 7 a.m. Wednesday. The […]


Tales of a Deadhead

Tales of a Deadhead Because I couldn’t get into Boston University I got stuck at good Ol’ Ithaca College. No offense, but another cold winter after a couple of years in the Berkshires freezing my butt off in High School and here I was stuck with a bunch of Long Islanders in the middle of […]


Answers About New York Weather

March 4, 2009 T I M E S B L O G Answers About the Weather By The New York Times Taking Questions Ask the Meterologist I. Ross Dickman is answering City Room readers’ questions. Biography » Ask a question » Following is the first set of responses from I. Ross Dickman, meteorologist in charge […]