MetroCard Creators Look to Tap-and-Go Tech; Basquiat’s Former Noho Home Gets a Plaque

Posted On Fri, July 15, 2016 By

Posted On Fri, July 15, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • The creator of the MetroCard, who’s also responsible for Chicago’s Ventra Card and London’s Oyster Card, hopes to create a new payment system for the NYC subway. [WNYC]
  • Keith Olberman sold his Trump Place condo in just three months. He listed it in opposition to the presidential candidate. [Curbed]
  • The Noho loft building where painter and sculptor Jean-Michel Basquiat lived from 1983 until his untimely death in 1988 has received a plaque in his honor. [Gothamist]
  • A photographer captures “girls’ night out” in the Meatpacking District. [TIME]

Images: Turnstile via Phil Hollenback/Flickr (L); Basquiat placque via Arabella Bowen/Twitter (R)