Tag Archives: new york

Riddle of the day

Q: Where can one find the most important “G” in New York City? A: On this company’s sign: (Seriously, make sure you enunciate.)

Park Slope plane crash

Speaking of planes and New York, The Brooklyn Paper had a look back yesterday, around the 50th anniversary of United flight 826, which crashed in Park Slope – at 123 & 126 Sterling Place (near 7th Avenue) to be specific. The United jet collided mid-air with a smaller TWA plane over Staten Island. The pilot [...]

RC Airplane tour of NYC

I love this. (via MAKE)

A Really Greater New York

A fantastic article at Strange Maps on Dr. Kennard Thomson’s proposed plan for “A Really Greater New York.” In 1916, Dr. Thomson published his not-as-crazy-as-it-sounds concept in Popular Science. The Dutch had already been (re)claiming land in the North Sea, and the idea that humans and their newfound 20th-Century industrial machinery could lift solid sod [...]

The Rent Is Too Damn High Party

I think New York just found a new media hero in Jimmy McMillan, of The Rent Is Too Damn High Party. I think my favorite cut is: “If you want to marry a shoe, I’ll marry you.”




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