It happened in midtown Manhattan in the early afternoon on New Year’s Eve that a man walked several kilometers from West 32nd Street all the way to West 63rd Street without seeing anyone or being seen by anyone.
(pic by Flickr user undeleterious)
It was a clear sunny day. . . .
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On my way out of the city for Christmas, I had to take the Shuttle train to Times Square, and happened to get on one that had been taken over by American Airlines.
The exterior was pretty neat, made to look like an American Airlines plane…
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Wishing everyone a merry Christmas weekend, and watch out for that mistletoe – you never know where it’ll pop up!
(Seen a couple years ago over the Bedford Ave L train stairwell…)
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Cypress Hills Street might as well be called the Graveyard Highway.
A wide, four-lane thruway located in Glendale, Queens, it cuts through The Cemetery Belt – a sprawling collection of cemeteries established after the State Rural Cemeteries Act of 1847 forbade the creation of any new cemeteries in Manhattan.
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Driving into work this morning, I heard on the news that today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the worst airline disasters in history: the mid-air collision of two planes over Staten Island.
Of the 128 passengers and crew members aboard the two flights, all were killed save for a 10 year old . . .
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This is 126 Sterling Place in Park Slope. Most likely, you’ve never paid much attention to it…
…and if you have, chances are you haven’t noticed the that the bricks on the upper levels don’t match the rest of the building.
While it might . . .
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