32 Unrecognizable Photos Of Brooklyn In The 1970s

From 1972 to 1977, the Environmental Protection Agency sponsored DOCUMERICA, a project set up to “photographically document subjects of environmental concern.” Like the FSA photographers of the New Deal era, many of the DOCUMERICA photographers interpreted this to be a broader “document America in all its forms” type of project.…

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…

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…

Mad Men Dining Week Coming To NYC

The final season of AMC’s Mad Men begins next month and although we’re sad to see it go, we’re pretty excited about this latest promotion for the show. From March 23-29, New York City restaurants will be celebrating Mad Men Dining Week. For just $19.69 (clever) you can get two…