In the News – August 12, 2012



08/05/12:  Surge in shipping has New York hot on L.A.’s heels:   New York is the nation’s third-busiest port, right behind L.A. and neighboring Long Beach. But the region is growing at a faster pace than its West Coast rivals.  According to reports, two-way trade through New York’s seaports and airports increased by 18% in 2011 over the prior year, to $418.3 billion, while L.A.’s traffic grew by 12%. Chinese imports grew at a faster rate for New York than for L.A., accounting for much of the discrepancy.  Read the full article at Crain’s New York Business.   

08/07/12  MTA Bus Service Restorations  From New York State 26th Senate District Senator Liz Krueger  

08/09/12  Parisian Bakery Maison Kayser Opens on UES Upper East Siders were eagerly soaking in the je nes sais quois — and world-famous French bread — as baker Eric Kayser’s first U.S. brasserie-styled café opened Wednesday Read the full story at

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