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How Jane Jacobs Fought to Save New York
A new documentary shows how the activist successfully battled planning supremo Robert Moses over his plans to put highways through Washington Square and Lower Manhattan.
BACK FROM THE DEAD
The Second Act of New York’s Chumley’s
One of Manhattan’s landmark watering holes is set to (finally) reopen after nearly a decade.
The Oldest Gay Bars in New York
As New York gears up to celebrate Pride weekend, a look back to New York’s earliest gay bars reveals how, long before the Stonewall Riots, LGBTs found places to be themselves.
Watch: Anna Wintour’s Standup Routine
In a skit, Vogue’s chief editor trades lives with Amy Schumer and even does some standup.
How Jane Jacobs Saved Washington Square
Bernie Sanders had a star-studded rally in New York’s Washington Square Park. In the 1950s, a grassroots movement similar to his, led by author Jane Jacobs, saved the Square from being destroyed.
The Bars That Made America Great
From Philadelphia’s City Tavern, where American governance was drawn up, to New York’s Stonewall Inn, which sparked the modern gay rights movement, venues where boozing meets history.
The End of New York
As city rents skyrocket and small businesses close to be replaced by chain cafes and glass condos, Jeremiah Moss’s blog, Vanishing New York, keeps a rueful eye on the ‘progress.’