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Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Three Weeks in Six Cities: Looking Back on “The Before Times”

02.04.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Wanderland Workshops are here! Don’t miss our very first, a Travel in 2021 Workshop on Thursday, February 11th 2021, from 5-7PM EST! Where we’re at: I’m recapping my travels in 2020, including this criss-cross of my home country from January ... ...

Instagram account shows where to find the cool curbside treasures that New Yorkers are giving away

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Stooping NYC (@stoopingnyc) on Oct 10, 2020 at 3:00pm PDT Stooping NYC is similar to the Free postings on Craigslist but it's more fun because people take photos ... ...

How James Altucher’s “New York is Dead Forever” essay goaded Seinfeld into unleashing ad hominem attacks

"There's an old saying about arguments: when you resort to ad hominem attacks, you've already lost." That's what Matt Tillotson wrote in his essay analyzing entrepreneur/gadfly James Altucher's blog post about the end of New York City and Jerry Seinfeld's weak, hypocritical rebuttal in the NY Times. From Tillotson: [Seinfeld wrote:] The last thing we ...

Watch Pigeon vs. Rat, a decidedly NYC brawl

The New York City rats are hungry. That's not a good sign. From the New York Post: "I saw the little pigeon that was hurt and it was kind staggering and injured and out of nowhere, the rat came and just literally attacked it," [Naquazia] Gresham, 32, told The Post on Thursday. One of her ...

SUV plows into BLM protest in NYC’s Times Square, similar potentially deadly attacks happening around U.S.

“#BreakingNews an SUV just plowed through protesters on 42nd street in #manhattan Still assessing injuries if any. More on ⁦@NY1⁩ #blacklivesmatter #nycprotest more on ⁦@NY1⁩,” tweeted NY1 news reporter Ruschell Boone [@RuschellBoone] at 10:19pm New York Time.

#BreakingNews an SUV just plowed through protesters on 42nd street in #manhattan ...

A day in NY in the early 1980s through the eyes of musicians, artists, activists, filmmakers, and more

I recently bumped into this piece in The New York Times Style Magazine from a few years ago which chronicles a day in the life of New York City in the early 80s through the memories of dozens of well-known NY artists (of all stripes), gallerists, club owners, and activists.

Kim Gordon, musician

When I first ...

Black and Latino New Yorkers are dying of coronavirus at twice the rate of whites

Preliminary data released today on the coronavirus outbreak in New York City shows that black and Latino people in the city are dying at twice the rate of white people who contract the virus.

“Officials revealed that disparity on Wednesday as they announced that 779 more people in the state had died of the virus, the ...

This jacket is actually a portable shelter for homeless people

02.18.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

It's almost 6 p.m. on a Thursday night in February, and Bas Timmer is walking around a park in New York City looking for people who might be homeless.  He finds a 24-year-old woman sitting on the ground with her two dogs, one constantly licking ... ...

Watch this impressive c.1929 footage of construction workers atop NYC’s Chrysler Building

No, they aren't wearing any harnesses. But some of them are sporting rather dashing chapeaus. From Speed Graphic Film and Video:

New York's Chrysler Building, one of the city's most iconic skyscrapers, was built in a remarkably short time--foundation work began in November 1928, and the building officially opened in May 1930. Even more ...

Photographer documents the beautiful, eccentric apartments of New York’s historic Chelsea Hotel

Colin Miller spent four years photographing the apartments of New York's bohemian Mecca the Chelsea Hotel. The fruits of his labor have been collected in a new book, Hotel Chelsea: Living in the Last Bohemian Haven, from The Monacelli Press. Miller and writer Ray Mock document the amazing apartments and lives of some ...