Piece of the Berlin Wall Returning to Midtown; Biggie Smalls Murals on the Rise

Posted On Mon, April 13, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, April 13, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • After a painstaking conservation job, a 33,000-pound, 20-foot section of the Berlin Wall belonging to Jerry I. Speyer, chairman of the Tishman Speyer real estate company, will return to Midtown. [NYT]
  • Preservationists and local elected officials will try again to have Coney Island’s iconic boardwalk designated a scenic landmark. [Brooklyn Daily]
  • Is Biggie Smalls becoming New York’s street art saint? [NYO]
  • Staten Island’s New York Wheel hopes to become the world’s tallest ferris wheel. [Mashable]
  • Nonprofit Rescuing Leftover Cuisine takes leftover food from NYC restaurants and gives it to the homeless. [Treehugger]
  • New York Fashion Week has found two new homes… and one of them is a Post Office. [Racked]

Images: Piece of the Berlin Wall at the Newseum in Washington D.C. via 6sqft (L); Biggie Smalls mural via rutlo cc (R)



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