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The Libraries Are Appreciated

The Libraries Are Appreciated, Jacob Lawrence From the Harlem series, No. 28 The Harlem Branch Library of the New York Public Library at 9 West 124th Street  

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What happens to a dream deferred

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over- like a syrupy sweet? Maybe … Continue reading

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See it like a native

I often get asked advice on how to see New York City. Of course I always suggest the purchase of a good, old fashioned print travel guide book, and the usual websites, too. Recently, I’ve been recommending NYCgo.com which is … Continue reading

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City Guides: Yes, We Still Need Them

Herb Lester Associates in London┬árecently introduced a wonderful series of quirky and hip pocket guides and maps to some of the world’s great cities (with more to follow). These tres-retro little guides and maps are created in collaboration with a … Continue reading

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