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By Amy Vernon | The Bronx is up and the Battery's down

Vintage Photos Reveal the Gritty NYC Subway in the 70s and 80s

The New York subway has fascinated street photographers for generations, never more so than in the 1970s and 1980s. Gritty and tinged with danger, a subway ride was always an exercise in caution. In fact, in 1979, 250 serious crimes a week were reported on the NYC subway.<p>It's within this context …

Photography

The Ramones Have Street Named After Them • chorus.fm

The <b>Ramones</b> have had a street in NYC named after them:<p>A street in the band’s home neighborhood of Forest Hill, Queens, at the intersection of 67th …

32 Revealing Photos Of New York City In The 1970s

A lot has changed.

Coney Island

Vibrant, colourful photos of New York in 1971

Why we’re still obsessed with the 1970s New York of Lou Reed and Patti Smith

Whether it’s Smith’s gritty memoirs or the imagination of Garth Risk Hallberg, the scary and exhilarating old New York still looms large<p>“New York City is the place where …” Lou Reed drawls on his freak 1972 hit single Walk on the Wild Side. He clips the “where” a little, disconnecting it from the …

Patti Smith

Mapping NYC Transit. All of it.

Kickstarter campaign for poster prints and an app of the Bullet Map is now live. http://kck.st/2dxCeXW<p>Is it possible to make one map of all of NYC’s …

Maps

A Funeral for Tekserve, New York City's Most Iconic Computer Repair Shop

After 29 years in business, Tekserve's old employees and most loyal customers said goodbye with an old-fashioned auction.<p>On Tuesday, Tekserve, New York City's most iconic and beloved computer repair shop, was bustling like the old days. Vintage Apple computers lined the walls, spare cords and …

New York City

East River, NYC

New York City Guide

The city that never sleeps is also the city that never stops eating well. Whether you’re looking for a four-star blowout, an edgy discovery, or a classic joint, thebest of the best is all right here, right now. Really, all those arguments about what the best food city in America is? There is really …

Bon Appetit

This crazy pool will be suspended between two luxury rental towers

Affectionally (or more likely, sarcastically) dubbed “the bendy buildings” by real estate website Curbed, The 49-story American Copper Buildings are …

Architecture

Marble Hallway

Discount Liquor

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You should know that there are memorials everywhere. Underground, in a tunnel that connects N/R/Q/4/5/6 trains at Union Square in Manhattan, there is a temporary memorial along the tile walls that list every single victim who died in the two towers. It has been there for ten years. In the West Village, an empty triangular ...

You should know that there are memorials everywhere.<p>Underground, in a tunnel that connects N/R/Q/4/5/6 trains at Union Square in Manhattan, there is …

NYC Subways In The 1980s Were No Joke

The New York City subway in the 80s was a completely different experience than what we have today. Apparently riders often engaged in some sort of …

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