Cheap, Colorful Danish Design Coming to Flatiron; Curbside Gardens to Help Clean Up the Gowanus Canal

Posted On Thu, April 16, 2015 By

Posted On Thu, April 16, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • The New York Public Library is launching a new website called OLDNYC.ORG that will take all NYPL’s digitized images and tie them to a geo-location. [Bowery Boogie]
  • Denmark’s quirky, super-affordable home decor chain Tiger is coming to NYC with a 5,000-square-foot Flatiron store opening next month. Ninety percent of the store’s colorful products will be under $15. [Fast Co. Design]
  • The IRS’ secretive “tax collector’s spies” work out of the Ted Weiss Federal Building in downtown Manhattan. [Phase Zero]
  • Ninety curbside gardens known as bioswales are being built to help clean the Gowanus Canal. [DNAinfo]
  • Today in NYC history: the grisly Doctors’ Riot of 1788 prompted by severed limbs and gravedigging. [Untapped]

Images: Tiger store (L); bioswale (R)



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