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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 …

JetBlue to Link New York with Daytona Beach

JetBlue to Link New York with Daytona Beach

JetBlue Airways announced that it plans to launch new daily service to Daytona Beach, Florida, from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport next February.
Daytona Beach will be the airline’s eighth destination in the state.
JetBlue will operate the service using Airbus A320 aircraft.  The planes are configured with 42 seats in Even More Space, the airline’s premium economy lite section, and 108 seats in coach.  Premium economy lite-seats are 17.8” …

South African Airways to Resume Non-Stop Johannesburg-JFK Flights

South African Airways to Resume Non-Stop Johannesburg-JFK Flights

South African Airways announced that it will resume its non-stop flights from Johannesburg to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on March 7.
The carrier’s flights from JFK to Johannesburg have been operating non-stop year round, although flights from Johannesburg to New York have been making a fueling stop in Dakar, Senegal, in part due to the decreased travel demand during the winter months.  The elimination of the stopover will …

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 …

JetBlue to Launch New York-Grenada Route

JetBlue to Launch New York-Grenada Route

JetBlue Airways announced that it will begin new service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Maurice Bishop International Airport in Grenada on June 11.
The carrier will operate the service twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays, using Airbus A320 aircraft.
The carrier’s A320 cabins are configured with 42 seats in Even More Space, JetBlue’s premium economy lite section, and 108 seats in coach.  Premium economy lite-seats are 17.8” …