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Noteworthy Pizza

Noteworthy Pizza

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.

Notable Record Stores

Notable Record Stores

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.

Guides: Lou Reed’s New York

Guides: Lou Reed’s New York

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!

(Photo: Thomas Hawk/Flickr)

NYC’s Notable Bookstores

NYC’s Notable Bookstores

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 […]

April 2, 2019: Verrazzano-Narrows toll,

April 2, 2019: Verrazzano-Narrows toll,

Today: The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge becomes the most expensive toll bridge in America,

March 27

March 27

Real Estate & Development

Man shot in Washington Square Park

Man shot in Washington Square Park

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)

Woman in police custody after allegedly throwing 2-year-old son in stroller down stairs in NYC subway station

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)

Queens man, 82, swindled out of $700 by fake cop who threatened to have his car towed

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)

Queens man, 82, swindled out of $700 by fake cop who threatened to have his car towed

Trump’s public golf course blames bad weather for sad revenues

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)

Trump’s public golf course blames bad weather for sad revenues

New York Attorney General Shutters Bronx Non-Profit Selling ‘Scam’ ID Cards Promising Protection From Deportation

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)

Kushner deal shines spotlight on Jersey City’s struggling inner city

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)

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