Posts Tagged ‘ new york city ’

All NYC Businesses Closed During 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

 

A send-off to the many places, big and small, that closed in 2020.

Source: All NYC Businesses Closed During 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

A High-Tech Coronavirus Dystopia

 

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo looks on as Google executive chair Eric Schmidt, left, talks during the Smart Schools Commission report at Mineola Middle School on Oct. 27, 2014 in Mineola, N.Y. Photo: Alejandra Villa-Pool/Getty Images

Big tech’s emerging pandemic shock doctrine demands heavy public subsidies for a no-touch, socially distanced coronavirus future.

Source: A High-Tech Coronavirus Dystopia

The lost neighborhood under New York’s Central Park – Vox

A historically black village’s destruction made way for Central Park’s creation.

Source: The lost neighborhood under New York’s Central Park – Vox

The Death of a Once Great City | Harper’s Magazine

 

The fall of New York and the urban crisis of affluence

Source: The Death of a Once Great City | Harper’s Magazine

New York City Prepares to Mark 15th Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 8: An aerial view of the Statue of Liberty, September 8, 2016 in New York City. New York City is preparing to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 8: An aerial view of the Statue of Liberty, September 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Progress Made in Expanding I-91 Corridor Rail Service | CT Environmental Headlines

A Metro-North Railroad M-8 train. Photo: MTA.

A Metro-North Railroad M-8 train. Photo: MTA.

Progress Made in Expanding I-91 Corridor Rail Service | CT Environmental Headlines

Sandy inspires first Doctors Without Borders U.S. relief effort – Yahoo! News

Sandy inspires first Doctors Without Borders U.S. relief effort – Yahoo! News.

Photographs of Storm Damage in New York City

East Village Flooding

Photographs of Storm Damage in New York City

Street Art Way Below the Street /New York Times

Street Art Way Below the Street

Posterboy + Tom Otterness, NYC / unurth | street art

 

Posterboy + Tom Otterness, NYC – unurth | street art.

It was outrageous that Poster Boy was recently arrested and sentenced to an 11-month stay in jail, for damage to private property and for missing his first court date. His book, “The War of Art” was published this August. Gawker has additional readings on Poster Boy. ~ yours truly, df