Preliminary pile driving for the new Tappan Zee Bridge has begun and has been a real jolt for some residents.
A former VIP hostess at the Midtown nightclub Lavo is suing the venue, claiming the loud music made her nearly deaf in one ear, according to a published report.
The Federal Aviation Administration has scheduled a meeting Monday night at the East Williston Village Hall on Long Island, to address concerns about the number of flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport zooming overhead.
Some residents say the noise is keeping them awake at night and the complaints have led to a new noise code that, if approved, would fine violators $250 or more.
Actual construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge has yet to begin, but residents along the Hudson River have already complained about noise.
New York City plans to reduce the number of street fairs and their hours following complaints from communities that the fairs create traffic congestion, noise and litter.
Shop owners have given police a litany of complaints – noise, rowdy behavior, vandalism, and garbage, plus people urinating in the street and getting sick.
The FAA airspace redesign is intended to ease congestion and delays at the three main New York City area airports starting in 2012.
If you’re visiting New York City, the hustle, bustle and noise are part of what makes your stay here exciting. If you live here, those are some of the things you just get used to. But new research strongly suggests that constant noise is damaging your ears.
Ten minutes or more of barking during the day and five minutes of barking after 10 p.m. could fetch you a $250 fine.
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