Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Most Beautiful McDonald’s In America

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Last week, I was out in Long Island scouting around Jericho Turnpike, which, if you’ve never had the pleasure of driving, is one of those hellish, strip mall-lined highways with traffic lights that are perfectly synchronized to make your travel time as long as possible. Read More »

Keys Please

Over the next week, my girlfriend and I will be taking a mini-roadtrip from Orlando to Key West, primarily focusing around the Keys. I’m really excited – the Overseas Highway is something I’ve been dying to visit since…well, since I first saw it get blown up in True Lies, but I digress. Anyway, you guys have always had great travel ... Read More »

Thank You For Voting!

Thank you to everyone who voted in the Partners in Preservation program! Without further ado, the winners: Brooklyn Public Library received 9% of the popular vote and has been awarded $250,000 to restore the main entrance doors. Congregation Beth Elohim, located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, received 8% of the popular vote and has been awarded $250,000 to ... Read More »

Exploring Hangar B, Where Dying Airplanes Return To Life

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This article was produced in participation with the Partners in Preservation program, which will be awarding $3 million in grants to historic sites across New York City based on your votes – so go vote now! Then, tell me who you voted for for a chance to win a $50 AmEx gift card! This past January, I wrote a pretty ... Read More »

Win A $50 AmEx Gift Card From Partners in Preservation!

Scouting NY is kicking off a contest for your chance to win one of five $50 American Express gift cards! Here’s how to enter: 1) Go to PartnersInPreservation.com and vote for you favorite historical site to receive grant money 2) Respond in the comments below with who you voted for, along with either your email or Twitter name. Contest ends ... Read More »

Exploring Abandoned Ellis Island – And How It Can Be Saved

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The following article was produced in participation with the Partners in Preservation program, which will be awarding $3 million in grants to historic sites across New York City based on your votes – so go vote now! Chances are, when you think of Ellis Island, you picture just one building… The “Main Building,” a Beaux-Arts masterpiece built in 1900, through ... Read More »