A New York City-themed SEA LIFE Aquarium opens in the American Dream mall in New Jersey next year, welcoming visitors with an underwater Times Square and its ubiquitous fishy billboards.
Rusty Shackleford: Our infrastructure is in dire need of repair. From bridges, to tunnels and highways, everything is falling apart. On the IT side, they are still using COBOL programming to run vital systems. COBOL is an ancient program from the 70's. There has been no upgrading of software or hardware. Here in NYC this infrastructure emergency has been replaced by building bike lanes and pedestrian plazas. Computer hardware and software has not been upgraded to provide "transportation alternatives" to the transplants and the speaker of the city council who wants to break the car culture in NYC, among other things.