Talking to NY’s Last Seltzer Man; Supermarket Chaos Before the Blizzard

Posted On Mon, January 26, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, January 26, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • With perfect timing, the new Snow Monsters art installation arrives at Flatiron Plaza. [Untapped]
  • Seltzer deliverymen used to be commonplace in the city, but now there’s just one left. [The Awl]
  • The popular photo-documentary series Humans of New York has raised close to $700,000 to help underprivileged students in Brownsville, Brooklyn visit Harvard. [Gothamist]
  • A guide to Billie Holiday’s New York. [The Bowery Boys]
  • Here’s some photos of the crazy lines at NYC supermarkets in preparation for what could be a “historic” blizzard. [Business Insider]
  • Did you know there are two Empire State Buildings in the city? [Curbed]
  • Today is Australia Day! Here’s a guide to all things Australian in Brooklyn. [Brooklyn Paper]
  • Looking back at New York’s terrifying blizzard of 1888. [Gawker]

Images: Old seltzer delivery bottles via Reclaimed Home Flickr (L); Empty shelves at Trader Joes via bryanesque via photopin cc (R)

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