The complicated history of seesaws in NYC; Last year’s Rockefeller Center tree built two upstate homes

Posted On Mon, December 12, 2016 By

Posted On Mon, December 12, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • An Upper West Side park is believed to have the only remaining city-maintained wooden seesaw. Where did the rest go? [NYT]
  • Can “Mensch on a Bench” become the new “Elf on a Shelf?” [Bloomberg]
  • Last year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree became the beams and flooring for two Habitat for Humanity homes in Newburgh, New York. [NYP]
  • Sculptor Anish Kapoor is banned from buying the world’s pinkest paint. [The Creators Project]
  • Why New York’s new AIDS Memorial is so necessary. [The New Yorker]

The homes in Newburgh, via Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh (R)

 

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