Jewelry Made From the Plaza’s Chandeliers; Diplomats Owe NYC $16M in Parking Tickets

Posted On Fri, March 4, 2016 By

Posted On Fri, March 4, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • A jewelry designer created an eight-piece collection using crystal from the Plaza’s chandeliers, which date back to the 1920s and ‘30s. [CityLab]
  • Diplomats owe NYC $16,024,266 in unpaid parking tickets. The worst offender is Egypt, which owes $2 million. [I Quant NY]
  • The science behind why it hurts so much to step on a LEGO. [Mental Floss]
  • Two doctoral students at Fordham are studying the sizes of NYC rats. The largest they’ve found weighs a pound and a half. [Atlas Obscura]
  • New York’s sidewalks are unsung moneymakers. [NYT]

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