If you believe Hollywood, every single college lecture hall in New York City looks like the one below:
Rows of individual wooden desks and tiered seating…
…an enormous wood-framed green chalkboard with sliding panels for additional writing space…
. . .
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The map just went up on the wall, which means it’s official: I’m going on a roadtrip this summer!
The last road trip I went on was in ’05. Over the course of three weeks, three friends and I crossed the country via Route 20 to California, shot down on Route 1, . . .
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I love stumbling on New York’s ghost signs – essentially, signs or advertisements for businesses long since deceased. I wrote about the great stationery store sign hanging on Broadway just north of Canal Street a year ago (I promise, that arrow doesn’t lead to greeting cards anymore):
Anyway, I was driving . . .
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I was walking past this art deco apartment building on East 67th Street yesterday…
…when I noticed a series of really neat animal designs surrounding this side entrance.
Above the door, a bulldog:
. . .
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If you’ve ever been annoyed at the fact that most of Fifth Avenue’s mansions probably don’t want you knocking at their front door, do yourself a favor and check out one most don’t realize is open to the public: the Ukrainian Institute at the corner of 79th Street and Fifth Ave, built in 1899 as the private home of banker and railroad . . .
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