Tag Archives: NYC

Bookstore Tourism: Manhattan

It seems that every week I read about the closing of another independent bookstore in New York City, so it’s a relief to discover a shop that’s thriving. Chartwell Booksellers is celebrating its 36th anniversary this year in its unique … Continue reading

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High Above the High Line

New York City’s High Line, the formerly abandoned elevated train tracks on the lower west side of Manhattan, is opening the last remaining section of the wildly popular attraction on June 5, 2019. The Spur section includes the Plinth, which … 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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NYC: Underground Arts

All to often we see horror stories in the media about the terrible state of the New York City subway system. As someone who has traveled the MTA all of my life, I have to admit that it can be … Continue reading

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In Case You Were Wondering

 

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Word on the Street : Treason

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NYC’s Subways has gone to the Dogs

New York City public transit riders often complain the the subway system has gone to the dogs, but in the case of the newly renovated 23rd Street MTA station it’s literally true. Who couldn’t love the adorable glass mosaic series … Continue reading

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NYC: Word on (under) the street

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America’s 50 Favorite Bookstores

Using data and reviews from Yelp (plus a little trickery) the website¬†Hoodline¬†has created a list of what they purport to be “America’s 50 Favorite Bookstores”. As you might expect, the the findings include some perennial top picks for bookshops, such … Continue reading

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Word on the street: Brooklyn

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