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Blog posts March 2019

Last call at Sidewalk and St. Mark's Comics, now closed after a combined 70 years in business


[Photo early Sunday by Day Clancy]

The Sidewalk closed after service on Saturday night... ending 34 years on Avenue A and Sixth Street. New owners are taking over the restaurant and live-music venue.

And there were many thank yous and goodbyes on social media from musicians who have played here throu…

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Robert W. Gibson's 1889 No. 88 White Street



Born in England, architect Robert W. Gibson began his American career in upstate New York.  His receiving a major New York City commission--the designing of the United States Trust Company building--may have been what prompted him to move his operation to Manhattan.  On March 10, 1888 The Recor…

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Lack of choice hurts ride-hailing across New York City - Crain's New York Business

In theory, ride-hailing technology is about freedom and choice for passengers and drivers alike. For passengers, it should allow them to get a ride whenever and wherever they’d like. And for drivers, it should provide the ability to work when and where they want.

But in reality, the ride-hailing …

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The 5 best halal spots in New York City - WABC-TV

Looking for a yummy halal meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top halal spots around New York City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.


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1. Top Thai Greenwich

Photo: top thai greenwich/Yelp

Topping the list…

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From Streetfilms: Los Angeles — The Great American Transit Experiment

Los Angeles is in the midst of building an unprecedented number of rail transit projects. Some are slated for potentially high ridership parts of LA’s urban core. Others are more dubious.

Today, transit use is down. Bus ridership is falling sharply. Rail use is flat despite strong ridership on the…

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M.Gemi Sample Sale

WHAT: M.Gemi Sample Sale

WHY: Women's and men's footwear at a discount at the M.Gemi Sample Sale.

Shoes, sneakers, sandals, boots and more. All stock, all sizes.

Cash and credit cards accepted. All sales final.

WHEN: 12/4 - 12/6; Tue-Th (11-7)

WHERE: 261 West 36th Street
2nd floor
New York, NY 10018

For th…

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Shakespeare & Co.

In good news for bookstores, Shakespeare & Co. has opened an outpost on the Upper West Side.

From the press release:

The new store is located at 2020 Broadway (between 69th and 70th Streets) and opened its doors Saturday, November 17. The Upper West Side is a homecoming for Shakespeare & Co. as the o…

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EVG Etc.: European-styled police sirens for NYC; 30 years of the Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black


[Photo on 9th and 2nd this a.m. by Steven]

This East 14th Street resident is missing (Town & Village)

Local City Councilmember Carlina Rivera co-proposed a new bill calling for European-style hi-lo sirens on NYC emergency vehicles (Gothamist)

Longtime East Village activist Carmen Trotta is currently u…

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Reiserouten USA

Ihr plant eine Reise durch die USA und möchtet wissen, welche Reiserouten USA sich wirklich lohnen? Wir haben bereits einige Touren unternommen und zeigen euch hier, welche USA Reiserouten sich wirklich lohnen – und natürlich auch wieviel Zeit ihr für die jeweilige Tour einplanen solltet.

Wir si…

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Old Vintage NYC Neon

©Matt Weber




Source: https://weber-street-photography.com/2018/07/23/old-vintage-nyc-neon/

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Wednesday/Thursday 181205-06 – Competition

Wednesday 12/5
Warm up
5 minutes Row or Assault Bike (easy pace)
Then 10 Minutes for Quality:
10 Supinated Grip Shoulder Press (empty barbell)
10 Ring Rows (4 second negative)
5 Inchworms
A. Back Squat 2×12

B. In 25 minutes, work up to a heavy Segmented Snatch Complex of:
1 second pause 1 inch off the floor…

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