Upstate NY Wants to Secede; Meet the High-Rise Window Washers of Manhattan

Posted On Fri, August 28, 2015 By

Posted On Fri, August 28, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • An upstate group is holding a rally this Sunday to push for secession from the city, Long Island, and Rockland and Westchester counties. The actual reason may have to do with fracking. [DNAinfo]
  • Mapping all 24 pedestrian plazas in NYC. [Curbed]
  • Watch this mini-documentary about the life of Manhattan’s high-rise window washers. [New Yorker]
  • This 1776 map of Brooklyn shows Revolutionary War battle locations. [BK Mag]
  • You can take free yoga classes at Grand Central next month. [DNAinfo]
  • Visit the historic homes and gardens of the Bronx tomorrow on the Mansions & Cottages Trolley Tours. [I Love the Bronx]

Images: The map created by pro-secession groups (L); window washers via Dan DeLuca/Flickr (R)



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