Mapping the Average Hottest Day in America; Aerial Photos of Rockaway Beach Reveal Clever Marketing

September 9, 2015
  • In honor of yesterday’s record-breaking inferno, this map shows in what month the average hottest day falls across the country. [CityLab]
  • A new quinoa restaurant in San Francisco is almost fully automated. Will the trend come to New York and be the reincarnation of the automat? [NYT]
  • Board game store called the Geekery coming to Astoria. [DNAinfo]
  • These aerial images from Pentagram show the 100-foot-wide letters that spell “Rockaway Beach” on the boardwalk. [Fast Co. Design]
  • 100 GATES, the public art project on the Lower East Side that livens up metal gates, will host a gallery show this Saturday. [Bowery Boogie]

Images: Sunbathers in Tompkins Square Park (L); Aerial view of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk via Albert Vecerka/Esto (R)

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