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All I know is that I’ve been to a lot of places and I will always prefer New York City.

bobbycaputo:

Main Street, New York: Broadway is Like ‘a Human Highway’

Most towns call it Main Street, but in New York City, it’s Broadway. Spanning 33 miles, it’s a mash-up of cultures, commerce and fantasy.

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bobbycaputo:

American flags stolen from atop Brooklyn Bridge, replaced with white flags

Someone stole two American flags from atop the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced them with white flags, police said Tuesday.

It was not clear when the theft happened, but police were investigating the scene Tuesday morning.

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newyorkisforlovers:

Top of the Rock has the most beautiful view 

newyorkisforlovers:

Top of the Rock has the most beautiful view 

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bobbycaputo:

MyNYPD: An Unarmed Black Man Was Choked to Death by a Cop Yesterday
Via the New York Daily News, an unarmed black man was choked to death by police yesterday in Staten Island. The man in question was a “400-pound asthmatic Staten Island dad” named Eric Garner, who screamed over and over again “I can’t breathe!” as “at least five NYPD officers took him down in front of a Tompkinsville beauty supply store when he balked at being handcuffed.” Garner had a history of arrests for the crime of selling loose cigarettes (yes, you read that right) but didn’t appear to be doing anything at the time of his murder (yes, you read that right too). Police claim that he had been selling loosies, but none were found on him at the time of his death.
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bobbycaputo:

MyNYPD: An Unarmed Black Man Was Choked to Death by a Cop Yesterday

Via the New York Daily Newsan unarmed black man was choked to death by police yesterday in Staten Island. The man in question was a “400-pound asthmatic Staten Island dad” named Eric Garner, who screamed over and over again “I can’t breathe!” as “at least five NYPD officers took him down in front of a Tompkinsville beauty supply store when he balked at being handcuffed.” Garner had a history of arrests for the crime of selling loose cigarettes (yes, you read that right) but didn’t appear to be doing anything at the time of his murder (yes, you read that right too). Police claim that he had been selling loosies, but none were found on him at the time of his death.

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nycexplorer:

Wonderful view for Williamsburg in Brooklyn 

nycexplorer:

Wonderful view for Williamsburg in Brooklyn 

centralparknyc:

The only thing we would add to this fabulous piece chronicling the history of Bethesda Fountain and ‘Angel of the Waters’ is: If you’d like to help us keep the Angel flying high and the Fountain flowing freely, please support Central Park Conservancy with a donation! Want to know how we use your donations? We recently wrote about the multi-million dollar renovations we undertook to restore Bethesda Terrace and Bethesda Arcade to their original glory after decades of neglect.
Central Park Conservancy is the not-for-profit organization tasked by the City of New York with caring for, renovating, and maintaining Central Park.  We raise 75% of the Park’s multi-million dollar yearly budget through individual donations. Your support directly impacts the beauty of the Park. Never forget, it’s your Park, we just take care of it for you!
(via Unraveling the History of Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain - Curbed Classics - Curbed NY)

centralparknyc:

The only thing we would add to this fabulous piece chronicling the history of Bethesda Fountain and ‘Angel of the Waters’ is: If you’d like to help us keep the Angel flying high and the Fountain flowing freely, please support Central Park Conservancy with a donation! Want to know how we use your donations? We recently wrote about the multi-million dollar renovations we undertook to restore Bethesda Terrace and Bethesda Arcade to their original glory after decades of neglect.

Central Park Conservancy is the not-for-profit organization tasked by the City of New York with caring for, renovating, and maintaining Central Park.  We raise 75% of the Park’s multi-million dollar yearly budget through individual donations. Your support directly impacts the beauty of the Park. Never forget, it’s your Park, we just take care of it for you!

(via Unraveling the History of Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain - Curbed Classics - Curbed NY)

newyorkisforlovers:

New York only, baby.

newyorkisforlovers:

New York only, baby.

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gettyimagesarchive:

Beams of sunlight streaming through the windows at Grand Central Station, New York City, circa 1930.
Photo by Hal Morey

gettyimagesarchive:

Beams of sunlight streaming through the windows at Grand Central Station, New York City, circa 1930.

Photo by Hal Morey