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History of the Rockaways, Queens – Past and Present

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In the summer, New Yorkers line up at Pier 11 to catch the New York Beach Ferry. It takes up to 250 passengers from Wall Street to the Jacob Riis Park Beach in the Rockaways. The ferry travels by the Statue of Liberty, under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and past numerous scenic landmarks on the way…

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A Concert In My Living Room

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A Concert in My Bushwick Living RoomI came home a month ago to find a concert in my living room. Well actually, I came home a month ago to find 40-some-odd complete strangers, hanging out in my kitchen and living room, drinking beers and wine (they BYO’d,)…

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New York in the Fall

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  What do you like best about Fall in New York? I love how many of these men talk about fashion. New York in the Fall

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Humans of New York

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You don’t have to be a New Yorker to appreciate Humans of New York. The amazing photo project highlighting the stories of found New Yorkers in photographs has amassed over a million Facebook followers in just three short years, many of them having never even been to the city. It’s a snapshot of life in…

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Spider, New York’s Oldest Cab Driver

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People think of New York and think of anonymity, and in some ways it’s true. In small towns you can’t go to the grocer without bumping into everyone, but in New York you might not know your next door neighbor.  Maybe this is why so many New Yorkers make a point to get to know…

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