Tag: New york city

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5 Lost Mansions of Uptown Manhattan

Nowadays when people think Manhattan, they invariably think two out of three following things: tall buildings, overpopulation and pollution. Listen, I love the Big Apple — greatest city in the world! But it also lives up to every stereotype of what is wrong with American big city over-consumerism. Does there…


Street Artist Invader Returns To NYC

French street artist Invader, whose tiled mosaics have the pixelated look of classic arcade game Space Invaders (hence the name), has returned to New York City. He has “invaded” the city four times in the past — he was even arrested during his last visit in 2013 — and spotting…

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This Pope Merchandise Is Getting Out Of Hand

Despite the fact that Pope Francis is adamantly opposed to unbridled capitalism, that doesn’t seem to be stopping just about everyone from cashing in on some high-quality, vintage Pontifex memorabilia. I mean, this is America after all. Some of the memorabilia is beginning to make its way online in preparation for His Holiness’s…


Amazing Aerial Photos Of New York City

We’re huge fans of New York-based photographer Jeffrey Milstein and his incredible aerial photography. Earlier this year, we shared his series showcasing the floating cities that are cruise ships and now he has turned his lens on New York City. Milstein set out to capture the geometric patterns of the…


A Chinese Burger Chain Is Coming To NYC

Last year, it was announced that Beijing-based Uncle Sam’s Famous American Burgers was opening a location on Fifth Avenue in New York City. This was surprising news, especially to people in Beijing, who had never heard of the fast food chain. But in January, two Uncle Sam’s popped up in…