The Omnibus Roundup — Barclays Debut, LOOK!, the New York Wheel, QueensWay vs. Reactivated Rail, Field Trip Day, OHNY, and the NY Art Book Fair
by Urban Omnibus • September 28th, 2012
BARCLAYS CENTER DEBUT Brooklyn, get ready for Jay-Z, Babs, Dylan, Gaga, Bieber — and pro basketball, too! This week marks...
Two new elegant waterfront firehouses prompt a closer look at the Fire Department's Marine Operations unit, its unique architectural needs, cultural significance and essential function as part of the complex system of services that keeps the city safe.
The Omnibus Roundup – State of the City, Powerless in Brooklyn, Bluebelt Talk, Musical Maps and the Sixth Borough
by Urban Omnibus • January 21st, 2011
STATE OF THE CITY Mayor Bloomberg delivered the State of the City address on Wednesday. His focus was on neighborhood specific issues, including various changes ranging from livery cab policies to urban technology innovations. "Transformation" -- economic, technological, physical, social, and otherwise -- and "simplicity" were the words of the day. The Staten Island Navy..