|Barclays Center: The home of New York's newest sports rivalry/shitshow.|
The Voice brought you news yesterday that the townhouse located at 18 West 11th Street, which served as a bomb factory for the Weather Underground until an accidental explosion, was on the market for $11 million.
We went a bit into the building's storied history, but the Voice's Graham Rayman brought some more info to our attention. The 1974 book Chief! -- written by New York's cigar-gnawing, former lead detective Albert A. Seedman -- contains a few fascinating details about the relationship between the would-be bombers and Bill Ayers, the onetime Weathermen organizer whose relationship with Barack Obama has become highly politicized.More »
|To Tourists: STOP LOOKING AT THOSE BUILDINGS.|
Hundreds of thousands of photos that offer snapshots of more than a century of New York City history are now publicly available online for the first time ever.
Eugene de Salignac, Department of Bridges/Plant & Structures From October 7, 1914. Brooklyn Bridge showing painters on suspenders.
Together, they offer a close-up, gritty picture of the city's history and development, from detective photos of gruesome crime scenes to Depression-era shots of everyday life to the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge.More »
More Americans like New York, your neighbor to the north, according to a new study.
If 40 percent doesn't sound too impressive, consider: It's still among the top 15 states!More »
This just in to add to your terrifying end-times-esque tales of animal takeover (see also: Crabs in Antarctica! Mountain lions in Connecticut! Ladybugs on Long Island!). Thanks to climate change, so say the scientists, the ole armadillo, 'dillo for short, is moving on from his Texas home, where he arrived in the 1880s, to seek out more scintillating eastern territories (he has already appeared in southern Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, and Missouri). Next stop: Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, and possibly even New Jersey. Can New York City be far off, then?