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"Street" | Manhattan in Slow Motion

Watch on Brightcove A mesmerizing compilation of New York street scenes filmed in slow motion by filmmaker James Nares, produced for his exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum and featuring a soundscape by Thurston Moore, co-founder of Sonic Youth. Runtime: 2 min.

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Miss Manhattan

All over New York City, there is a woman in various states of undress, so baked into architecture that we barely even notice her. All these likenesses...

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The Menu | Food neighbourhoods: New York, Lower East Side

An area in flux, the once grungy Lower Manhattan neighbourhood is quickly becoming the best place to eat, drink and be merry in New York. Richard Mart...

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Music Of The Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s was an astounding explosion of African-American cultural innovation, producing art, literature, poetry, and of ...

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"Street" | Manhattan in Slow Motion

A mesmerizing compilation of New York street scenes filmed in slow motion by filmmaker James Nares, produced for his exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum and featuring a soundscape by Thurston Moore, co-founder of Sonic Youth. Runtime: 2 min.

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When Brooklyn Was the World

on Amazon For Brooklyn, the years between 1920 and 1957 were a special time. It was in 1920 that the subway system reached to Brooklyn's outer e...

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The Iconography of Manhattan Island

on archive.org Originally published from 1915-1928, this six-volume series is one of the quintessential historical accounts of New York, rich in imag...

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Rao's Cookbook: Over 100 Years of Italian Home Cooking

on Amazon Rao's, the hundred-year-old restaurant with a mere ten tables tucked in a corner of East Harlem (now with outposts in Las Vegas and Los Ang...

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