New York is a pizza town. Every neighborhood has its share of good – even great – pizza places. But this map collects some of the most noteworthy, unique and best places to grab a slice.
New York’s record boom is continuing in full swing. While some legendary stores have closed because of high rents, new and creative stores are opening in Brooklyn, and some key vinyl emporiums are still operating in Manhattan.
One of the amazing thing about New York is the layers of stories and lives that permeate its streets. Today’s bank branch could be a place where a notable band got their start in a former dive bar. With our regular series, tentatively named “Guides,” we’re going to highlight the well-known places that shaped notable people. We’re looking through publications and news stories to bring together as many places as we can.
We’re starting with Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, which came about in the 1960s. He died in 2013, but his influence still permeates New York culture.
Did we miss anything? Probably. Feel free to email us with tips!
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Retail may be suffering, but New York’s independent bookstores are still thriving. Some holdouts like The Strand still going strong and even expanding, while new stores are opening on Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, in particular. We’ve curated a cross-section of articles, news and profiles of […]
The 38-year-old man, who was shot in the leg, was found on the southwest corner of the Greenwich Village park just after 5:15 a.m., officials said. (New York Post)
A 25-year-old woman is in police custody after she allegedly threw her two-year-old son, who was strapped into a stroller, down a set of stairs in a New York City subway station Thursday, the NYPD said. (ABC News)
The 82-year-old victim had just left Stop & Shop on Farrington St. in Flushing last Saturday afternoon when the suspect pulled up alongside him in a mini-van, police said Thursday. (The Daily News)
Revenues at President Trump’s public golf course in the Bronx dropped 12.7 percent in its second year of operations, which his reps are blaming on Mother Nature. (New York Post)
The order comes in the wake of an investigation that found Davila was selling ID cards for $200 that he promised in a promotional video would stop federal authorities from deporting the holder. (NBC New York)
Residents and local leaders said the news illustrates the long-standing divide between the south side of the city, which struggles with poverty and crime, and a trendy downtown that is increasingly out of reach to residents of lesser means. (NJ.com)
(Feature photo: Eden, Janine and Jim; Other photos: Google Street View)