Online Feline Celebrities Get Their Own Exhibit; Meet the Newest Oldest Toy Store in the U.S.

July 20, 2015
  • A new exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image explores the online cat phenomenon and why people can’t get enough of characters like Lil Bub. [DNAinfo]
  • Listen to puppet Johnny T’s rendition of “New York, New York.” Perhaps our favorite line is “So what there’s hipsters here. There’s hipsters… everywhere.” [YouTube]
  • The 820 feet of construction walls for Pacific Park Brooklyn will get adorned with ten 10-foot x 40-foot murals. [NYT]
  • Since FAO Schwarz has officially closed, Mary Arnold Toys on the Upper East Side is now the oldest continuously run toy store in the United States. [Village Voice]
  • The South Ferry subway station is the loudest in the city. [NYP]
  • Join the Lower East Side Preservation Initiative for a two-night event celebrating street art and the Lower East Side, which includes a talk by artist Al Diaz. [6sqft inbox]

Images: Lil Bub (L); Mary Arnold Toys (R)

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