Daily Link Fix: How Brooklyn Neighborhoods Got Their Names; The Voice Behind the NYC Subway

Posted On Mon, December 29, 2014 By

Posted On Mon, December 29, 2014 By In Daily Link Fix

  • You may know where Brooklyn’s various neighborhoods are on a map, but do you know how they got their names? [Mental Floss]
  • A look back at how the Guardian Angels got their start taking crime prevention into their own hands. [NYC, 1981]
  • Meet news anchor and reporter Charlie Pellett, the man who’s the voice behind the NYC subway. [Untapped]
  • Here’s a map that shows the oldest recorded NYC liquor license in every neighborhood. [I Quant NY]
  • And here’s a map of where the biggest names in NYC art history once lived. [Vulture]

Images: 1897 map of Brooklyn via Wiki Commons (L); NYC subway (R)



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