Diners in the City Disappear, But Borough Eateries Persevere, Data Shows

There has been a recent media outcry about diners closing in Manhattan. Crain’s New York Business, AM New York and the Daily News have all lamented the loss of classic cheap food spots like the Market Diner, Yaffa Cafe and the 3 Star Coffee Shop, which now sits quietly with papered windows and a closure notice from the health department taped to a window.

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Elmhurst Flood Shows Need for Water Main Improvements, Expert Says

Dramatic images of water flooding the streets of Queens Friday doused Elmhurst with something that could be a major concern for the city’s infrastructure. Water mains are breaking more frequently this year than last in more than half of New York’s 59 community districts, according to data from the mayor’s office.

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