Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Port Authority, Super Bowl 50 & Beer

By Lenis Rodrigues, Media Relations Blogger Last year, football fans consumed 325.5 million gallons of beer on Super Bowl Sunday. Whether it’s tailgating, hanging out at the local pub or whipping up guacamole for the chips, there’s always a case … Continue reading

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LaGuardia Airport history: Bessie Coleman, the first African-American to fly airplanes

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor In the same year that Amelia Earhart took her first flying lesson – 1921 – Bessie Coleman received her pilot’s license, making her the first African-American licensed pilot in the world.  The following year, her … Continue reading

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