New York drivers might not get a pass on taking a vision test to renew their licenses for very long.
In the gilded, leafy confines of Forest Hills Gardens in Queens, the house on Greenway North and Puritan Avenue stands out for its shabbiness.
Our photographic memory of New York — its ragamuffins and ruffians, dandies and dowagers — has been frozen in black and white. Until now.
Following a lightning strike that disrupted Long Island Rail Road service just in time for Thursday night’s eastbound commute, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced the resumption of “near normal” service for Friday morning’s commute.
Updated, 12:30 a.m. Friday | Service on the Long Island Rail Road was largely suspended out of Penn Station and Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn Thursday evening after a lightning strike near the Jamaica hub of the railroad knocked out signal systems. Officials were warning customers that the continuing trouble with the signals would most likely affect service Friday morning.
Nadia Habib and her mother, Nazmin Habib, are not being sent back to Bangladesh just yet.
With shoes piled at the entranceway, the Habib house in Woodside, Queens, appeared to be having a celebration Wednesday night — teenagers drew on bright paper on the living room floor; women in headscarves and flowing salwar kameez dresses passed out cupcakes after a hearty meal of chicken biryani; kids bounced on leather couches and swung miniature American flags.