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08.06.14 Marina Galperina

The city is finally gearing up to ban those illegal clothing “donation bins” that have been popping up around the city at an increasing rate. A new bill introduced by Councilman Vincent Gentile “will authorize the Department of Sanitation to immediately remove clothing donation bins illegally placed on public property,” as opposed to just pasting notices […]

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05.22.13 Marina Galperina

With bodegas being such an integral part of our daily routine and survival in New York (What is “grocery store?”), these photographs of Berlin’s bodegas/food-marts/internet cafes by Ichwohnehier are very endearing. They’re also beautifully shot. So pretty. Stroll like you’re lost in Friedrichshain at 4am looking for a place to send an email and buy a […]

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11.15.12 Andy Cush

Don Rogerson, an Iowa based freelance writer, has written a book detailing the name and history of every Manhattan street, past and present. “Ever wonder why Houston Street is pronounced House-ton and not Hews-ton? Curious about who, what or where “Gramercy” comes from? Do you know where to find Oyster Pasty Alley, Dirty Lane, or […]

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09.07.11 Myles Tanzer

Having a street named after you is usually an honor reserved for heroes. It’s only fitting that the late George Carlin, one of the greatest champions of comedy and free speech, gets a block of his own. His fans are petitioning to rename a Harlem street after the consummate funnyman, specifically West 121st, between Amsterdam […]

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