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The 10 Best Songs About the Subway

Inspired by a new contest to write a song inspired by the G train.

Courtesy of Center for Urban Research at the CUNY Graduate Center

Welcome to 1940s New York

An interactive time capsule to all 116 New York City neighborhoods, from 1943.

Corine Vermeulen, MOCAD

A 'Vertical' Future for the Urban Factory

A traveling exhibition imagines a minor renaissance of urban manufacturing that's greener, cleaner, and more efficient.

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Fears of a Tight Fit for Brooklyn's Arena

Despite assurances, concerns that the Barclays Center will bring rowdy crowds and overstuffed streets haven't gone away.

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Parking Minimums Create Too Many Parking Spots

The regulation causes developers to build more spaces than they would otherwise, according to a new report.

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Parking Minimums Promote Driving, Even in Transit-Friendly New York

A new study finds a "clear relationship" between a guaranteed spot at home and commuting by car.

Paul Lowry

A Complete History of the Park Slope Food Coop's Boycotts

The Brooklyn grocery is in the news for wanting to ban products from Israel, but over the years it's also exiled grapes, apples, sugar, light bulbs, water, tuna salad, etc., etc.

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How Marketers Pulled Off That Flying People Over New York City Stunt

The team behind the film Chronicle is behind the elaborate viral video.

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Mapping Business by the Block

A new website offers granular maps of New York City businesses