Tag Archives: New York City

Center for Fiction

Awhile ago I shared a story about the imminent big move for New York City’s historic Center for Fiction from Manhattan to Brooklyn. Well, it has finally happened and the new site’s grand opening is on Tuesday February 19th. The … Continue reading

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Thank You & Have A Pleasant Trip

New York City-based filmmaker Nicolas Heller and illustrator Naomi Otsu have created this wonderful series of public transit etiquette TSAs. The pair have been distributing their DIY pamphlet throughout the NYC subway system and have even received the unofficial seal … Continue reading

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Imagine Peace

It’s hard to believe that it has been 38 years since the senseless murder of the voice of a generation.

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NYC: Word on (under) the street

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NYC: Poe on the street

h/t Zimad in Queens  

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Word On The Street : NYC

H/t to artist Wilson Tseng for his new street art campaign to address the MAGA trash in our cities.

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A Tale of Two Cities

After living in New York City for five years, writer and comedian Sarah Cooper moved to San Francisco in 2015 and was amazed by the cultural differences between the cities. She decided to turn her observations into¬† tongue-in-cheek illustrations, which … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves A Bookmobile

I have always thought of the bookmobile as an outreach tool for rural or suburban libraries, but even the great Brooklyn Public Library in New York City still sends them into the community. The little video below directed by Steve … Continue reading

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The Great New York Subway Map

Italian illustrator and author Emilliano Ponzi has released a marvelous book in collaboration with the MoMA in New York City introducing young readers to the work of iconic graphic designer Massimo Vignelli. Using illustrations of trains, subway stations, advertisements and … Continue reading

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NYC Word On The Street

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