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03.05.15 Aymann Ismail

As noted by Curbed, famed music venue Roseland Ballroom is currently suffering a slow and painful death before it reincarnates into a bunch of condos. ANIMAL took a drone to site of urban gloom and doom to witness the erie beauty of exposed beams firsthand. The skeletal structure looks like an iced-over, abandoned Noah’s Ark. […]

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Prachi Gupta

Thanks to the continued snow, ice and road salt, manhole covers are still popping off all over the city. According to ABC7, up to 13 covers exploded into the air on Greenpoint’s Norman Avenue early Thursday morning, a manhole fire broke out in Richmond Hill, and on Wednesday afternoon, officials responded to a manhole fire […]

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02.23.15 Aymann Ismail

On Saturday it snowed again in New York. Here are some closeups of what snowflakes looked like in some of the city’s trendiest neighborhoods. ANIMAL documented the various flakes in action using a DSLR I hacked with the Pentax 25mm 1.4 TV lens that’s usually found in 1″ CCTV security cameras. Check out ANIMAL’s previous […]

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02.16.15 Prachi Gupta

It’s so cold in New York City that the harbor looks like the Arctic Ocean, floating ice chunks and all. The temperature hit a low of 4 degrees on Monday morning, with a wind chill that made it feel more like -15. New York’s coldest February 16th on record, however, remains 1888 when it was […]

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02.13.15 Nicholas Rohaidy

It’s cold. It’s February in New York City, of course it is cold. After three months of runny noses, perpetually dark skies and bulky coats, it would be easy to dismiss the cries of New Yorkers as winter fatigue. But at least today, they’re right. It’s brutally cold here even in broader terms. Looking at […]

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02.09.15 Bucky Turco

Smart Crew’s SNOEMAN added some graffiti flair to the famed Essex Street Snowman by tagging it with his signature SM throw-up this past weekend. For the past few years, after it snows, the owners of the small Chinese grocery at the corner of Essex and Canal Streets have been building the urban Frosty to the […]

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01.27.15 Prachi Gupta

With a total ban on travel and no food delivery, New Yorker City residents had little else to do Monday night but cook, sit around, and watch a few flurries fall. The city that never sleeps was incredibly boring by night. But a few individuals kept the city’s spirit alive, refusing to be defeated by […]

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Prachi Gupta

New York City’s subway is system is just now crawling back to life after Governor Cuomo mandated a service shutdown effective at 11 PM on Monday night ahead of what was deemed to be a “potentially historic” blizzard. This was the first time in the city’s history that the subway has halted for a snowstorm. […]

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01.26.15 Bucky Turco

A large swath of the eastern seaboard is expected to get pounded by snow for the next two days, including the only place that matters, New York City. Although weather like this typically happens almost every winter and tends to be way worse in other parts of the country, it becomes exponentially more of a […]

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03.05.14 Andy Cush

It’s been a cold, snowy winter, and every time a warm few days threatens to melt the perpetual snow cover, another storm comes and drops more. Based on data from the National Weather Service, the New York Times created this nifty animated infographic that tracks the amount of snow on the ground across the five boroughs and […]

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