The following excerpt is from an article by Lon Cohen that was published by LongIsland.com on February 27th, 2020. Richard Murdocco of The Foggiest Idea was quoted throughout. You can read the entire piece here. The...Read More
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The following was exclusively published by The Foggiest Idea on February 5, 2020. This piece was...Read More
The following op-ed was published in the July 29, 2019 edition of the New York Daily News. You can read the original version here. The power broker’s legacy is far more complex than most people now assume By Richard...Read More
The following are answers to The Foggiest Five, a set of questions asked to influential Long Islanders on the future of the region. This round features Patrick Halpin, who served on the Suffolk County Legislature, in the New...Read More
The following Letter to the Editor was published in the October 14-20 edition of Long Island Business News. The State Supreme Court’s ruling accurately captures the original intent of the PDR law, which sought to preserve...Read More
The following are answers to The Foggiest Five, a set of questions asked to influential Long Islanders on the future of the region. This round features answers from Dr. Chris Gobler, who is a professor within SUNY Stony...Read More
The Foggiest Five is a series of questions that have been asked to people of influence in land use and policymakers across Long Island. The series will be featured on The Foggiest Idea regularly. Many thanks to Andy Freleng of...Read More
One county sprang up in the shadows of old money estates and from the soils of the vacant plains, while the other saw a steady march of growth east across the pitch pine forests and rocky coastline. In the present day, it’s hard...Read More
Just because it keeps on being repeated, doesn’t mean it’s true. Multiple groups frequently call for more apartments to be built on Long Island, claiming that the creation of these units will plug the hemorrhaging tide of young...Read More
The following was published on Long Island Business New’s Young Island on 3/27/13:Long Island needs County-level government. Why? Because no other level of government is as good at long term planning as the Counties are. Not...Read More
Throughout the course of our daily lives, it is easy to forget that we live on an Island. Yes, the name of the Nassau-Suffolk region is “Long Island”, and yes, it is indeed long (118 miles to be exact). Did you ever...Read More
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Looks like more storms are coming through too…
This afternoon’s thunderstorm was serious business - In one of the loudest sounds I’ve ever heard, lightning split a 75-year old Tulip tree! @NWSNewYorkNY
I used to love riding the M3s to Manhattan (when the AC was working!)
Some interesting points...
1. Commuters interviewed didn't seem to mind the retro M3s returning
2. The @LIRR kept the M3s in storage, almost as if it was in anticipation of the M9s being further delayed.
Meanwhile on that slender riotous island …
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Recently, the @GothamGazette published my op-ed on the push to build more housing within New York City's suburbs. You can read the piece here: https://www.thefoggiestidea.org/2022/07/06/gotham-gazette-stepping-up-suburban-housing-easier-said-than-done/