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A 70s Photographer Unveils the Ultimate New York Punk Archive on Instagram

Julia Gorton took epic Polaroids of Television, Blondie, Lydia Lunch, and more, and now she’s rolling out her collection on Instagram.

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11 great money-saving hacks in NYC

You may have heard the news that New York has now dropped behind San Fransisco and is only the second most expensive city in the U.S. to live in, but don't tell

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Why a Tiny New York Island is Off-Limits - Neatorama

If you leave a pile of rocks in place for over a hundred years, it becomes an island with its own ownership papers, history, designation, and controversy. That's what happened to U Thant Island in New York City's East River.[https://youtu.be/wmVJyICw1C8]

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Forget 'The Bronx Is Burning.' These Days, The Bronx Is Gentrifying

In the 1970s, the phrase "the Bronx is burning" became a shorthand for urban decay. Now, money is flowing in, but not without controversy.

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MTA chair unveils extensive, $836M action plan to fix ailing NYC subway - Curbed NY

MTA chairman Joe Lhota unveiled the agency’s action plan to fix the crumbling subway, with short-term fixes that will cost $836 million.

Music | Music

Under The Influence: New York Hardcore

In the first episode of our series Under the Influence, we go from the streets of the Lower East Side all the way to South Korea to examine one of the most d...

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New York City Hardcore 1999

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Cerebral Ballzy - Irving Plaza, NYC 09/19/13 Complete Set

Cerebral Ballzy live at Irving Plaza, NYC 9/19/2013, opening up for T.S.O.L. and FLAG for more on Cerebral visit: http://www.cerebralballzy.com video by: SBG...

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Croton-on-Hudson Battle of the Bands 1967

Croton-on-Hudson, NY. 1967. Battle of the Bands. The Hairy Things rock. The Tradewinds roll. The Bad Habit awaits puberty. Tim Smith and The Active Ingredien...

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Jay Reatard Live at Cake Shop 10.10.07 (Full Set)

Watch a classic Jay Reatard set from Cake Shop. 00:14 Blood Visions 01:34 It's So Easy 02:39 My Shadow 05:27 Oh It's Such A Shame 07:24 Not a Substitute 08:3...

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Listen to the Sounds of New York's Diverse Neighborhoods Without Leaving Home | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Bartunek Hardware in Queens: Where Handymen Step Back in Time

In the window of Bartunek Hardware, an electric train goes around in circles, running alongside the Mets and Yankees caps, which are on a shelf above an electric drill and the neon “locksmith” sign.

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21 excuses that only work in New York

New Yorkers may have a reputation for being rude, but the fact is we follow a completely different set of rules. While we might seem like flakes, there's just a

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See the proposed plans for the Waldorf Astoria's major renovation

The legendary Waldorf Astoria hotel has already closed for 2-3 years of renovations, but we now have our first look at just what those renovations may entail.

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Vibrant Street Photographs of New York City by Henry Kornaros

Henry Kornaros is a talented 17-year-old self-taught photographer and filmmaker from Vermont who currently based in New York City.

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Rikers Island to close, New York Mayor de Blasio says

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio vows to close the Rikers Island jail complex.

Music | Music

Jawbreaker - The Boat Dreams From The Hill

From 24 Hours Revenge Therapy Released: 1993 Label: Tupelo/Communion Records Producer: Steve Albini Vocals, Guitar: Blake Schwarzenbach Bass: Chris Bauermeis...

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Take a tour of New York’s most beautiful bridges

New York's bridges contribute a sense of historical and aesthetic wonder to our sprawling urban landscape

Sports | Cycling

Fixed China Town Manhattan NYC

Starting in the middle of the night, rival couriers take on 'Fixed,' a four mile brake-less sprint beginning in Chinatown and ending at the Oculus in Manhatt...

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Compare New York City’s Past and Present in a New App | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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17 things all New Yorkers can agree on

New Yorkers speak different languages, wear different styles and live in many different kinds of neighborhoods, but there's still some things we all find c

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The best tours of off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods in NYC

From Washington Heights to the South Bronx, it’s time to explore the NYC neighborhoods that lie off the beaten path

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See how large New York would be if it had the population density of other cities

It's no secret that New York is a pretty dense city when it comes to population. In fact, approximately 8,550,405 people live within its 302 square miles, givin

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A Subway Bastion Falls: Cell Service Goes Underground - The New York Times

As part of an effort to win over millennials, nearly all underground stations now have cell service and Wi-Fi, but some riders wonder how it will change etiquette rules.

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Step back in time with these fascinating historical images of NYC

Photographer Ben Rowland recently put together a website that showcases one thing: very big, very old images of New York. “The Big Picture New York&

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Best & Worst Subways in NYC, According to the Straphangers Campaign - Thrillist

The Straphangers Campaign recently released its annual ranking of the best and worst subway lines of 2016.

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15 reasons why Manhattan is still the best borough

New York's five boroughs are great, but c'mon, Manhattan is the best borough. Why? Attractions like Central Park, the museums and the shopping, duh!

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Tips on Doorman Tipping and Other Holiday Traditions - The New York Times

Yes, please, tip the doorman — and other seasonal advice for apartment-dwellers who tend to ignore their neighbors the rest of the year.

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New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars — here's what it's like to ride it

During a few weeks at the end of the year, the New York City subway system runs an antique subway line that you can ride. So we did!

Music | Music

Dead Boys - Live at CBGB's 1977

01 | 00:46 | Sonic Reducer 02 | 03:37 | All This and More 03 | 06:23 | Not Anymore 04 | 09:44 | I Won't Look Back 05 | 12:24 | Flame Thrower Love 06 | 14:58 ...

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Gotham City Mashers - American Dream

"American Dream" by the GC Mashers. Song available for download on iTunes at the following address: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/gc-mashers/id355273655

Sports | Cycling

Meet 2016 Blackburn Ranger Courtney Lewis!

We would like to welcome Courtney Lewis to the Ranger program. “I’ve followed the Blackburn Ranger program for the last few years, and the variety of their b...

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27 Raw Images Of When Punk Ruled New York

A look inside the gritty world of the early punk scene of the Ramones, Patti Smith, and Black Flag in 1970s and 1980s New York City

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New York City rent comparison: What $3,500 gets you

See what $3,500 rents in NYC neighborhoods like the Upper East Side, Williamsburg, Astoria, and more.

Music | Music

The Go-Go's - Live at Peppermint Lounge (New York 1981)(DHV 2011)

00:00 - Beatnik Beach 02:24 - How Much More 05:40 - Our Lips Are Sealed 09:39 - He's So Strange 13:58 - Can't Stop The World 17:26 - You Can't Walk In Your S...

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30 things every New Yorker should do this summer

There are tons of things to do in New York City this summer, whether you're new to the scene or have been here forever.

Music | Music

THE SHIRTS with Annie Golden - 1979 Live - Teenage Crutch

Had to go through 50 beta-tapes to find it, but here's the one you've been waiting for. Has some video drop-outs (from playing it over a hundred times back t...

Music | Music

OMFG: Norma From 'OITNB' Was Actually The Lead Of A 70s Punk Band The Shirts.

Blast from the past.

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10 Ways to Drink In New York City History | Mental Floss

Many of the city’s venerable watering holes are veritable museums, with the bonus of booze.

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

1976-1978: CBGB's House Photographer Seminal Shots

David Godlis was eyewitness to the 1970s New York punk scene. These are just a few of his seminal shots!

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Eight ways to tell a real New Yorker from a fake New Yorker

NYC is a city of transplants, interns and tourists with a few born-and-bred New Yorkers mixed into the bunch. Regardless of which category you fall into here are eight telltale ways to tell a real New Yorker from a fake New Yorker.

Sports | Cycling

Streets of Chrome: Mike Hernandez

We spent a day in NYC with track bike maniac, former pro skateboarder and FDNY firefighter Mike Hernandez.

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25 New York hacks to make your life easier

By Time Out contributors, edited by Sophie Harris Anyone who's moved to New York from somewhere else will attest to the fact that for a newbie, this city can be...

Sports | Cycling

CHEETAH: The Nelson Vails Story (Full Version)

Nelson Vails' story is a triumph over almost insurmountable odds. Nelson was the youngest of 10 children growing up in the Harlem projects and worked as a Ne...

Sports | Cycling

Team Cinelli Chrome

Seven riders, a year-long season, two wheels, one gear ratio, and a unique passion - add a few thousand hours of training, tons of new friends, fun and excit...

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All the Places The New York Times is Comparing to Brooklyn - The Atlantic

From Berlin to Beijing, it seems just about anywhere is a bit like New York's hippest borough. I moved to Brooklyn four years ago, so I haven’t quite earned my New Yorker stripes yet. But as my fellow Brooklyn residents have noticed (along with readers across the country), our neck-of-the-woods is compared to different cities domestically and abroad, quite often. Especially by the one we can proudly call our local paper, the Gray Lady.

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Check out these awesome images of New York City between the 50's to 70's

Take look of images from former eras of New York, and though a lot has changed, a lot still remains the same

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See the Lines of the NYC Subway Paired With an Aerial View | Mental Floss

The web of the underground transit system is even more impressive in the context of NYC as seen from above.

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Guardian Angels return to New York's Central Park

Rising crime rate has brought back the famous red-beret wearing crimefighters after more than two decades absence

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

New York City aims for zero garbage

New York City wants to recycle or compost all of its trash.

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Meet the Artist Who Photographed Every Single Bodega in Manhattan - CityLab

Artist Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata walked the whole borough to document each instance of this cultural institution.

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New York Judge Rules Buses Must Carry "Killing Jews" Ad

The ad in question portrays a masked Hamas terrorist next to a quote from Hamas's official MTV TV station declaring that: Killing Jews is worship that brings us close to Allah.

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Hot Dog Creator Feltman's May Return To Coney Island: Gothamist

German immigrant Charles Feltman is credited with inventing the hot dog on Coney Island in the late 1860's—now, a Brooklyn native is trying to bring back the brand.

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The 'Mad Men' Map of Manhattan: 12 Spots to Visit Before the Series Ends - Racked NY

All the places you can still visit today that made a Mad Men cameo appearance.

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Uber cars now outnumber taxis in New York City

Less than four years after Uber started operating in NYC, Uber vehicles now outnumber yellow taxis on the streets there, the New York Post reported Tuesday.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Restaurants Offer Boozy Menus to Promote 'Mad Men' | Special: Mad Men - Advertising Age

From March 23 through March 29, 34 New York City Restaurants will participate in Mad Men Dining Week, offering a lunch promotion of $19.69.

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16 Queens Secrets You Had No Idea Existed

This is the secret SECRET stuff, the kind of stuff we don't usually share with the other boroughs. So keep it between us, yeah?

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The 18 Most Necessary Things to Do in NYC This March

It may not seem like it, but there’s light at the end of this frozen, slush puddle-filled tunnel we’ve all been cowering in, and that light is called spring. Instead of dwelling on the crap weather, your favorite karaoke bar closing, or the subway being particularly nightmarish, it's time you focused on the good stuff ahead, particularly these 18 things (which are mostly lots and lots of drinking festivals)

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‘Mad Men’ plans series of NYC events tied to finale - NY Daily News

“Mad Men” is passing into cultural history, and part of the passage is a string of events at New York museums and cultural institutions.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

1965: Skateboarding in New York City - Retronaut

"Sidewalk surfing" — the original moniker for what we now call skateboarding. In the 1940s, when the waves were flat, Californian surfers took their skills to the sidewalk. Then one enterprising surf store owner struck a deal with the Chicago Roller Skate Company, and the first commercial skateboard was soon available in the stores.

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Here Are The Most & Least Dangerous Subway Stations In NYC: Gothamist

The Daily News has taken an exhaustive look at the subway system over a five-year period from July 2008 through June 2013.

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Is It Possible to Ride the Entire New York Subway System in a Single Day? | Mental Floss

During a recent commute into work, I was staring at a transit map so as to avoid eye contact with my fellow passengers when a simple question popped into my head.

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The secret of New York City’s mythic bagel-making water - Quartz

There are essentially two elements—calcium and magnesium—in very specific proportions that make the water in the New York metro area unique. Fortunately, the ratio of those two ingredients to other minerals also happen to be ideal for baking crispy-on

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Real Estate in NYC: Do You Speak Gentrification?

I've remarked at how many people I overhear at open houses doing linguistic backflips in order to gather the crucial demographic info they need from a real estate agent while trying not to sound like a total xenophobic monster. It's a pretty amusing ...

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The Worst Decisions You Can Make in NYC

Add enough of them together and you could end up turning into a freaky asshole skeleton like that Nazi dude from The Last Crusade.

History | HISTORY

Tenement Museum New York City - NYC Museum

New York's Tenement Museum focuses on America's urban immigrant history. The Tenement Museum provides walking tours and is a popular attraction in the Lower East Side of NYC.

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Staten Island Most Underappreciated NYC Borough

Since you're always crapping on it despite having never actually set foot on it (the ferry terminal doesn’t count).

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Oldest Bars NYC! McSorleys Old Ale House Petes Tavern And More!

Smuggler’s dens, brothels, a spot George Washington used to booze at, and more.

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Why Riding A Bike In NYC Is The Best

1. My bike almost never smells like someone puked inside of a shoe.

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NYC's smallest private plot of land isn't much bigger than a pizza slice

Tiny apartments are all the rage lately, but tiny real estate has always been a historically hilarious tradition. Case in point: Hess's Triangle, the smallest piece of private property in New York City. It's not too much bigger than the city's largest sli

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“Long live the Intifada”: Pro-Hamas thugs block pedestrian traffic on Brooklyn Bridge

A group of several hundred pro-Palestinian protesters managed to shut down large portions of the pedestrian pathway on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City on Wednesday making it nearly impossible for bicycle commuters and tourists visiting from around the world to traverse the iconic span.

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Inside NYC's $20 Billion Quest To Build A Neighborhood From Scratch | Co.Design

Can you create that buzzy neighborhood feel in 17.4 million square feet and 28 acres? Manhattan is about to find out.

Travel | Travel

8 NYC Bars With The Most Incredible Views Of The City

New York is home to some of the most beautifully designed drinking and eating establishments in the world, so why do we end up wasting so much time clinking glasses in the hazy shadows of dive bars? Well, stop that. Instead of that tattered pool table, yo

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QUIZ: Where should you go to dinner in New York tonight?

Lots of questions, one absolutely perfect recommendation. It's that easy.

Travel | Travel

How to See Times Square Without the Hassle

Nothing beats the impact of your first trip to Times Square. It's a must-visit destination for visitors, a place of larger-than-life establishments and illuminated billboards. Even jaded and die-hard New Yorkers are drawn to the energy there....

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Video: A Front Window View On The Nostalgia Train

A slow ride on the nostalgia train, from the conductor's point of view. Every once in a while an old train is pulled out of retirement for nostalgia's sake, and this weekend the R1/9 subway cars (also collectively known as the Arnines) were transporting passengers once again on the M line. These were built in the 1930s and '40s, and retired in the 1970s.