Apologies for not sending out my annual taxes email this year; time got away from me. But, I hope you take a minute to read these tips and cautions from Eric Schneiderman. Happy Tax Season!Tax Preparation Tips from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
Q: Serious question: If, god forbid, I fall onto the tracks or someone I am willing to risk my life for falls into the tracks and is knocked out - and a train is coming (lets say 30sec away) - what should I do? Are those pits between the rails by the platforms made for… Continue reading
These masks that protect from the sun feel like overkill. Also, they’re kind of scary. Also, is it really comfortable to sit outside in them? Also, they have to be sold on the black market? (Just another weird trend piece from the New York Times.) (thanks for sharing Chris… hopefully it wasn’t a recommendation that… Continue reading
2011 was the best year for traffic safety in New York City in more than a hundred years. In fact the 243 traffic fatalities our city endured last year was the lowest number since records started being kept in 1910. And in 1910, most people went by horse-drawn carriages. Good work, Mayor Bloomberg. Please run… Continue reading
Tripping Up: Guerilla Citizenship at its Finest(Source: http://media.nbcnewyork.com/)
I posted about this last year, and I’m posting this as a reminder again. In a conversation with my mom yesterday, she said 15 people from Lake of Isles golf course were sent to the hospital after being struck by lightning this week. It happens. Be safe. Read more about how.It's Lightning Safety Week
I took an awesome (and free!) bike class at the Brooklyn Brainery last month taught by Emily Scott, an avid cyclist with enthusiasm and smarts to boot. We covered everything from proper gear (Isle Jacobse’s great raincoats and a white helmet for increased visibility, for instance) to highest risk situations (like cars making left turns… Continue reading Biking In Heels: Cycling For Women
I can’t wait until the next time I travel or decide to let mom know where I am. Even if she reads about this awesome service called hashtagmom.com here first, the first call will undoubtedly result in lots of giggles and sighs of relief, followed by confusion and reasoning, followed by a call to my… Continue reading The perfect way to let #mom know you got there ok.
NYC has now put all of its health inspections online in a really great searchable format. The criteria for scoring is certainly interesting and I love the transparency. BUT I got curious about what in my neighborhood got lots of violations and is STILL OPEN. This place Beast that I like, for instance, is still open,… Continue reading You might not want to read this.
They’re strapping kids in to carousels now?!