42nd Street bus is the city’s slowest; NYC trails in the Airbnb race

Posted On Wed, July 25, 2018 By

Posted On Wed, July 25, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

M42 bus via Wiki Commons (L); via Pexels (R)

  • Miami, Boston, LA, and San Francisco–all these cities have more expensive Airbnb rentals than NYC. [Bloomberg]
  • And now that the NYC Council passed a bill that requires Airbnb to disclose names and addresses of hosts, their listings in the city could be cut by half. [Bloomberg]
  • The M42 bus travels at an average pace of 3.2 mph across 42nd Street, close to the average human walking speed. [amNY]
  • Three weeks before his death, Jimi Hendrix opened Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village. Local residents and businesses now want this block of Eighth Street renamed to honor him. [NY1]
  • Check out this fun graphic of the oldest building in every state. [ArchDaily]
  • Take a free walking tour of the High Bridge this Saturday and learn how it brought water from the Bronx to Manhattan and allowed our city to grow into the 20th century. [NYC Parks]
  • Photographers James and Karla Murray share the story behind the mom-and-pop businesses featured on their Lower East Side art installation. [NYT]

 

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