Daylight Saving Time – Second Sunday in March and Ends First Sunday in November

****JOKE DU JOUR….back by popular demand.  This is now once again,the most accessed feature in the People’s Republic of China. Hear all my jokes at FUNNY

     ****My book, it is wonderful.  BOOK

   ****Mrs. Gabby’s KITCHEN (recipes that are gluten free or not)

 **** Yenta Yack from the Back of the Hack…(These are conversations and opinions that I have eavesdropped on in my Yellow Mobile Conveyance Lounge).

I am licensed by the New York City Taxi Commission as a Taxi driver and I am licensed by the New York City Consumer Affairs Department as a Tour Guide. (This means that the passenger(s) is going with a guy who is approved by NYC and the vehicle has all proper insurance in effect.  I drive the streets. 

I was not sent by “central casting.”

Gabby Cabby laying on cab hood

As a licensed New York City Taxi Driver who also is approved as an Official NYC Tour Guide, I come in contact with New Yorkers, people from many States and from the rest of the world.  These are the True Tales that they are talking about in my Yellow Mobile Conveyance Lounge.

For those folk who don’t have time for a full day tour, please ask about my new half day tour.  See my tour page.

Moving to NYC?  Take one of my get acquainted tours to find your apartment or house.

 Also, ask me about my newest tour, which I call “Cinema.”  Pick your favorite NYC location movie and we will explore the actual scene sights together.  How about “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” or maybe “Ghostbusters.”

Or, you can take the tour “A Day with Al Capone” where we spend the day seeing where he whacked people and conducted his business.

 Also, ask me about picking you up at the end of your ship cruise, give you a tour and take you to the airport so you can fly home.

 Pressed for time?  Ask me about my half day tours..  Ideal, if you are thinking of moving to NYC and would like to just see some residential neighborhoods.

 Special attention to the kiddies, the elderly and the special needs folks.

 Take a look at 1911, the year I was born. (only kidding)





I  have done hundreds of radio interviews for radio stations, including the BBC and most national and international outlets.  I have decided to turn them into podcasts for your listening enjoyment.  Visit this PODCAST site and return to it frequently so you can hear the interviews I am adding.


You can also visit my CINEMA site.

You can also visit my BLOG site.

You can also visit my Jokes site which is JOKE site.


Here are the True Tales for this week which I merely pass on to you.  This is what passengers are talking about in the Back of the Hack.  I am just the messenger.

**** Drone strikes on crucial Saudi Arabian oil facilities have disrupted about half of the kingdom’s oil capacity, or 5% of the daily global oil supply,  Yemen’s Houthi rebels took responsibility for the attacks but they are often backed by Iran.  Gasoline prices have shot up.

**** The City Planning Commission voted to approve the mayor’s plan to build four new borough-based jails as part of the effort to close the violence-plagued jail complex at Rikers Island by 2026.  Mayor’s contributors get the building contracts.

**** An enraged driver who cops say ran over and killed a cyclist who was breaking into his vehicle faces murder and manslaughter charges.  Instant justice.

**** Samuel Sabatino, 82, might have been expected to spend his days relaxing like a typical retiree in Florida, where he lived. But, the police said, he decided to drive all the way up from Miami to the Upper East Side over the Labor Day weekend for a different kind of holiday break.  A burglary suspect on the run for nearly a decade, investigators said, Mr. Sabatino had perfected his technique: He would slip past doormen by pretending to live there, striking up conversations with residents or complimenting their dogs and walking in with them. Old and retired.

**** An expanded effort by Congress to forgive the student loans of public servants is remarkably unforgiving.  Congress created the expansion program last year in response to a growing outcry. Thousands of borrowers — nurses, teachers and other public servants — complained that the requirements for the original program were so rigid and poorly communicated that lawmakers needed to step in. But, documents show, even this expansion of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program isn’t working.  Ninety-nine percent of loan-forgiveness requests under that new Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness (TEPSLF) were rejected during the program’s first year.  The denied applicants had sufficient financial resources or were employed so that they could pay off  loans they were committed to.

****  “Walmart pulls back on ammo sales as its response to the mass shootings in the United States.”  Be assured that this company which has been like a plague sweeping the USA for years as it dumps unnecessary Chinese slave labor made crap on an insane consumer oriented public, is unloading the size of ammunition that hasn’t been selling anyway.  When the Chinese army finally begins shooting the demonstrators in Hong Kong, the bullets will be the same ones that China exports to the USA and is sold and will continue to be sold by Walmart.  The fake ammunition ban is theater.

**** New York City Bus Riders waiting for a bus can no longer tell what time it will arrive after the MTA systematically removed schedules from bus stop poles all over the city.  Our Mayor DeBlasio is called the worst mayor in the United States and the news media calls him “the dope from Park Slope” (his own neighborhood).  Soon he will get rid of all clocks so no one will ever be late for an appointment.


*** Mr. Giuliani now gives his wife $42,000 a month, as well as covering other bills, including the carrying costs for their properties, as ordered by Judge Katz in February. Mrs. Giuliani must pay for the landscaping at their home in Southampton.  Last spring, divorce proceedings began for the Giulianis after 16 years of marriage, setting off a rancorous battle that, like most everything Mr. Giuliani touches, demanded attention.  He can’t keep his pants on.







**** NYC has ended plastic bags.  I have been giving canvas bags to my tourists for years.


****TV THEME (can you guess what show this music came from?  AUDIO

****AND THAT NEAT MOVIE HOUSE ALWAYS SHOWED A DOUBLE FEATURE AND HERE WE ARE WITH A SECOND FLICK.  This is a trip around the city in the famous yellow mobile conveyance lounge.


**** Hear what some happy tourists had to say about my tours, just go AUDIO

**** Here is an interview I did with a tourist and it was presented on radio 702 in South Africa. from time to time, i do this and the tourist gets to be famous. The radio stations love this feature for their listeners. AUDIO

**** To hear broadcast spots about some of the places where folks are taken to, listen to these commercials that were created for a “visit new york city promotion” at SPOTS

****Please note that I encourage folks planning on coming to NYC to write to me for some advice.  Beware the online trip advising sites that are written mainly by public relations people to promote their clients’ services.  Many of the restaurants that they tout have numerous health violations and you can always ask me about that.  I do not “rate” things, but I sure can tell you if your choices (including hotels and attractions) are wise ones.

**** LISTEN TO THE LATEST VERSION OF “NEW YORK, NEW YORK..it is written and sung by Jack Servello LISTEN

**** AND ON THE FLIP SIDE..this is an intro promotion made by the folks at chnl in Kamloops, British Columbia.  LISTEN

**** AND ON THE FLIP FLIP SIDE..this is an intro promotion made by the folks at southside radio in the united kingdom. LISTEN

**** Please go to this link to see Lalina Franklin for the American heart association.  RED  ( Forward the link to all the ladies you know, since this heart thing is now the number one killer of ladies.  The first sign a lady gets of  heart problem is death.)