The Airlines to Choose for On-Time Arrivals

by Anna Breuer

Few travelers seem to give on-time performance as much weight in choosing an airline as cost and comfort, but on time arrival doesn’t happen four out of five times.
For those who want to have the greatest chance of arriving punctually, Hawaiian Airlines is the way to go. It chalked up its 15th successive year as the nation’s most punctual airline with the release of the Department of Transportation’s Air Travel …

Why Boeing Isn’t Grounding the 737 Max

by Paul Riegler

In the three days following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 jet that killed 157 people, the United States found itself increasingly alone in the world.
The crash was the second time in six months that the new aircraft type had crashed minutes after takeoff and the two incidents raised questions about the new anti-stall software used on the plane, although no findings, preliminary or otherwise, have …

Review: ‘The Prom’ at Longacre Theater

by Jonathan Spira

Sometimes it’s hard to pin down exactly what a show is about. Is it a satire of Broadway itself, a show within a show, a lesson in what biblical strictures are commonplace today, or a playwright taking a stand against a grave injustice?
In “The Prom,” a wonderfully joyous production at the Longacre Theatre offering theatergoers true comedic gold, it can be all these and more.
On the surface, “The Prom,” the …

Airlines and Hotels Have Cut Back on the Use of Plastic: Here Are 4 Tips How You Can Too

by Anna Breuer

Earlier this year, Air Canada announced that it would gradually eliminate all single-use plastics on its flights as well as in its workplaces. Marriott International and Hyatt Hotels will soon remove plastic straws and stirrers from their respective hotels across the globe as well as at their corporate headquarters. Alaska Airlines will soon eliminate the use of plastic straws and citrus picks on its flights, and both the city of …

Daylight Saving Time for 2019 to Start This Sunday in the U.S.

by Paul Riegler

Even as a major winter storm followed by a deep freeze brought parts of the country to a standstill, people are still ready for spring to arrive. One sign of spring is the arrival of Daylight Saving Time, which starts this Sunday, March 10, at 2 a.m. local time in most parts of the United States and Canada.
Clocks should be set ahead by one hour.
In the European Union, Summer Time …

Review and Test Drive: 2019 Nissan Kicks SR

by Jonathan Spira

The uncomplicated Nissan Kicks was unveiled in 2014 as a concept car and was introduced in 2018 in the United States as a replacement for the quirky Nissan Juke. Similar to what Nissan offered with the Juke, buyers can customize the appearance of their Kicks by adding a front lip finisher, side mirror caps, door handle covers, and rear roof spoiler if desired.
Our Deep Blue Pearl 2019 Nissan Kicks SR …

Review: ‘Alice by Heart’ at MCC Theater Space

by Jonathan Spira

Time doesn’t ever change here. The oversized clock remains at 12 minutes past 9, a paradox, if one were to notice.
We find ourselves in a Tube station in London during the Blitzkrieg. Just like many others, this one serves as a bomb shelter and field hospital, presided over by a nurse (Grace McLean) who wouldn’t be out of place playing Miss Hannand in “Annie,” a somewhat overwhelmed Dr. …