New Yorkers Love a Good Ferry Ride; The High Line Looked a Lot Different in 2003

Posted On Thu, February 12, 2015 By

Posted On Thu, February 12, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • The city will receive $480 million in FEMA funds to repair the Rockaway boardwalk damaged during Hurricane Sandy. [NYDN]
  • Ferry ridership along the East and Hudson rivers is up seven percent, and on the Staten Island ferry ridership is up by one million. [NYP]
  • Now that Fashion Week won’t be welcomed back to Lincoln Center, here are five alternative spots where they might bring the event. [DNAinfo]
  • Take a video tour of the pre-gentrified High Line in 2003. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]
  • Did you know there’s a piece of the Berlin Wall in Midtown? Learn about that and 12 other hidden NYC spots. [BI]
  • Exploring the historical and contemporary challenges of bringing clean and adequate water to NYC. [Urban Omnibus]
  • We knew that all the staff at Coffee Shop on Union Square were models, but we didn’t know they have a hidden “models-only lounge” in the back of the restaurant. [Mashable]

Images: Staten Island Ferry (L); High Line in 2003 via Highline Studios (R)

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