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回顾主& Taylor’s splashy move to Fifth 大街 in 1914

2020年更新:今天宣布,勋爵& Taylor, America’的第一家百货商店宣布将在193年后停业。它始于1826年,当时是曼哈顿下城的女装店。为了表示敬意,我们在1914年将其移至第五[…]

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邻里 Parks 和 Recreation

怀念Astoria Pool,这是罗伯特·摩西(Robert Moses)早期的项目,具有高度潜水,奥林匹克历史

阿斯托里亚泳池 is the largest venue for swimmers in New York, outside of the Hudson 和 East Rivers 和, of course, the ocean. Its location in 阿斯托里亚 Park is certainly theatrical, parallel with the river 和 in sight of two spectacular bridges (the Robert F. Kennedy 和 the 地狱 Gate) that sail over to Randall’s Island. […]

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H.P Lovecraft’s very bizarre hatred of 红钩 和 布鲁克林高地

霍华德·菲利普·洛夫克拉夫特(又名H.P. Lovecraft-这个星期130年前(1890年8月20日)出生在罗德岛州的普罗维登斯市。讲故事的讲故事的人,以神秘主义的幽闭恐怖故事而闻名,在布鲁克林住了一段时间。他不喜欢它。 1924年,他移居到 259 Parkside Avenue 在布鲁克林弗拉特布什附近 Ebbets Field and Prospect Park. […]

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邻里 播客

欢迎来到约克维尔:上东区的德国生活

EPISODE 332 The Manhattan neighborhood of 约克维尔 has a rich immigrant history that often gets overlooked because of its location on the 上东区, a destination usually associated with wealth 和 high society. But 约克维尔, for over 170 years, has been defined by waves of immigrant communities which have settled here, particular those cultures […]

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戴克高地圣诞灯的历史:电假日的传统照亮了布鲁克林

播客: The history of the 戴克高地 圣诞 lighting extravaganza, 布鲁克林区’s fabulous 和 flashy celebration of the holiday season. EPISODE 305 There’s a special kind of magic to 圣诞 in New York City. From that colossal 圣诞 tree in Rockefeller Center to the fanciful holiday displays in department store windows. But in the past three […]

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邻里 播客

Secret Places of 向上per Manhattan: Visit these 20 historic sites in 华盛顿高地 和 Inwood

播客 参观华盛顿高地和因伍德(Inwood)的历史遗迹,这是一组不寻常的地标和奇特的目的地,包括上曼哈顿区近400年的历史。在 Washington Heights and Inwood,西155街上方的两个曼哈顿社区, 纽约网格计划 begins to become irrelevant, with avenues 和 streets preferring to conform to northern Manhattan’s more […]

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记住一般的史洛克姆灾难,这是纽约历史上最大的悲剧之一

Listen to our podcast on the Slocum将军 Disaster: The General Slocum Memorial Fountain is one of the sole reminders of one of New York City’s darkest days, 和 it’s not a very awe-inspiring memorial. This is no dig at the custodians of Tompkins Square Park, where the memorial has been on display since 1906, nor at Bruno Louis […]

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The 阿斯特广场 Riot of 1849: Bloodshed 和 Shakespeare splits New York at a busy crossroads

“By the pricking of my thumbs / something wicked this way comes” — Macbeth 播客 In old New York, one hundred 和 seventy years ago, a theatrical rivalry between two leading actors of the day sparked a terrible night of violence — one of the most horrible moments in New York City history. England’s great […]

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时代广场的名称:成为世界的十字路口-115年前的今天!

1904年4月8日,前马车区 Longacre Square 被重新命名为刚刚搬到附近的房客。《纽约时报》正在 a new office tower on the slim odd-shaped block at 42nd Street between Broadway 和 7th 大街. Meanwhile, below ground, the city had built a pivotal new subterranean station for […]

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邻里 播客 Writers 和 Artists

格林威治村 in the 1960s: A nostalgic stroll through an era of preservation 和 protest

This is the story of 格林威治村 as a character — an eccentric character maybe, but one that changed American life — 和 how the folky, activist spirit it fostered in arts, culture 和 the protest movement came back in the end to help itself. This April we’re marking the 50th anniversary of the Greenwich Village […]

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翠贝卡的故事:曼哈顿旧市场街区的隐藏历史

播客 Tribeca (or TriBeCa, Triangle Below Canal) is a breathtaking neighborhood of astounding architectural richness. But how much do you know about this trendy destination 和 its patchwork of different histories? You’ll be surprised to learn about the many facets of this unusual place, including: — Lispenard的草地,追溯到该物业的第一批荷兰移民; — St. John’s Park, […]

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哥伦布圆环的历史:一个有争议的世纪

Columbus Circle, a center of media 和 shopping at the entrance to Central Park, has a history that, well, runs against the grain. Counter-clockwise, if you will. LISTEN TO OUR NEW EPISODE HERE: When the park was completed in the mid 19th century, a ‘Grand Circle’计划用于繁忙的马车通道。 […]

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苏活区(SoHo)的故事:‘Hell’s Hundred Acres’

播客 The history of SoHo, New York’19世纪的仓库区变成了购物圣地。’s right, South of Houston) in your head today, 和 you might get a headache. Crowded sidewalks on the weekend, filled with tourists, shoppers 和 vendors, could almost distract you from SoHo’s unique appeal as a […]

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两部很棒的纽约原创电影,现在免费播放

Looking for something to watch this week or over the July 4th holiday? Two excellent films about New York City history 和 culture are now available for streaming for FREE 和 we are happy to recommend both to you:  克莱顿·迪恩·史密斯(Clayton Dean Smith)的短篇短片《离轨的贝蒂》是致敬影片(和[…]

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邻里 罗伯特·摩西

‘Citizen Jane’: A new film explores the legacies of Moses 和 Jacobs

电影评论罗伯特·摩西(Robert Moses)与简·雅各布(Jane Jacobs)的故事发展到如此史诗般的规模,以至于它几乎不再代表现实。他们的遗产呈现出超级英雄的形式—纽约市历史的复仇者联盟,如果您愿意— representing the basic evils of corrupt government 和 the essential good of […]