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Major Winter Storm Moves Through Southern, Northeastern United States

Major Winter Storm Moves Through Southern, Northeastern United States

Another winter storm is moving in on the Southern United States, the fourth in just two weeks to affect the region.  The Midwest and Northeast will also feel the impacts of the storm, with up to nine inches of snow expected in some areas.
Various states in the South have already felt the effects of the storm earlier this week, including parts of Texas that saw 1.5” of sleet and snow, …

Airbnb Host Evicted After Listing Rent-Stabilized Apartment in Manhattan

Airbnb Host Evicted After Listing Rent-Stabilized Apartment in Manhattan

A New York City man was evicted form his apartment after a Manhattan Housing Court judge ruled against him after he listed the apartment on Airbnb.
Henry Ikezi of Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood was found guilty of “profiteering” after listing his apartment on Airbnb for $649 per night.  Izeki had been paying $6,670 per month for the rent-stabilized apartment.
Izeki said that he had been living in the apartment with his family, …

Snow and Sleet Expected for Southern and Eastern States

Snow and Sleet Expected for Southern and Eastern States

An artic blast of cold air is turning most if not all of the United States east of the Rockies into an icebox for the coming week, making last year’s Polar Vortex look like a walk down the refrigerated food aisle in a supermarket.  Much of the eastern and southern states will be hit with snow and sleet in the late hours of Monday and early hours of Tuesday.
The weather …

Holiday Inn Manhattan-Financial District – Hotel Review

Ribbon cutting at the hotel's grand opening celebration

The first Holiday Inn opened its doors in 1952 in Nashville, Tennessee, the brainchild of Kemmons Wilson, who had the idea to build his own motel after a string of encounters with inconsistent and poor quality roadside lodging on a family trip to Washington, D.C. The name, a reference to the 1942 film of the same name, was originally given to the hotel by architect Eddie Bluestein as a joke, …

Northeast Braces for Next Winter Storm

Northeast Braces for Next Winter Storm

Another major winter storm is heading towards the northeastern United States, just in time for the weekend, and forecasters are predicting double-digit accumulations in many areas.
Snow will move into the Upper Midwest from Canada on Friday and begin its trek eastward.
The white stuff should begin in the Northeast Sunday afternoon and evening in the I-95 corridor between Philadelphia and Boston.
Expect significant flight delays and hazardous driving conditions starting Sunday.
The system …

12th Winter Storm to Move Across Midwest, Into Northeast Over Weekend

12th Winter Storm to Move Across Midwest, Into Northeast Over Weekend

Another winter storm is expected to move across the Midwest United States and into the Northeast this weekend, delivering more accumulation to already snow-weary parts of the country, as well as fresh powder to more parts.
The storm is expected to interfere with plans and cause significant flight delays and cancellations.  Driving conditions will be hazardous in many parts of the region.
In Des Moines, Iowa, an estimated 2” to 4” is …

Blizzard Sweeps Across Northeast, Cancelling Flights and Closing Roads

Blizzard Sweeps Across Northeast, Cancelling Flights and Closing Roads

The storm that swept across the Northeast overnight disappointed some parts of the region but hit hard in many places, with winds up to 50 mph (80 km/h) and heavy snowfall.
The storm left more a foot (30 cm) of snow across much of Connecticut and Massachusetts, although its impact on New York City fell short of reaching historic proportions.
A blizzard warning remained in effect for much of Massachusetts and Rhode …