It’s a rare Weekend posting in my little “Long Island” category of the blog. Just a little something I snapped from the phone that I wanted to share…
Graduation Season is here on Long Island and most Colleges in the area will have their Graduation ceremonies in about 30 days. I had recently taken a tour of my alma mater, SUNY Farmingdale and noticed some significant changes in only the 5 years since I graduated. It’s a good sign for the Island that we have a Technology College in the heart of Long Island. Here’s what they are working on:
One of the bigger internet stories I was following about 2 years ago was Google’s interest in buying Groupon, a couponing site that was growing tremendously. Google was late to the game when it came to internet coupon sites so they attempted to buy Groupon, the top couponing site at the time. The deal never did go through, Google saved face and Groupon struggles to remain relevant to this day. Back in December of 2010 I was following a Long Island Startup called Grublifemetro, a couponing site on Long Island.
“I was in Roosevelt Field Mall over the Weekend and noticed these small, odd-looking Kiosks all over the Mall. I saw at least 4 of them. They are charging stations for cell phones called BrightBoxes” BrightBox is a small NYC Startup that seems to have been able to secure some prime spots in the most expensive mall on the East Coast for its Mobile Phone charging stations. I think that’s impressive.
Sorry Everyone, I have been very busy but I will get up and blogging soon. It’s been a few weeks! A lot has been going on in my life and I’ve made significant upgrades to my equipment. I made these upgrades so I could get more work done. Now I’m getting more work to do. It’s a catch 22. Oh Well, can’t complain! I have a lot of new tech tools I will want to write about real soon but today I have been watching the biggest story on Long… Read More
Long Island is changing fast! I might have to do more postings about this… Decided to post up some pictures of the new Westbury Plaza in Westbury, Long Island. First store to open is the Container Store. It’s the first Container Store on Long Island and from what I hear, the company is very picky as to the locations they choose to setup. Next up to open in the mall is Trader Joe’s. They were not open yet at the time of this posting but they will be open in… Read More