Visiting Harry Houdini’s Grave in Queens; A Subway Ride Will Now Cost $2.75

Posted On Thu, January 22, 2015 By

Posted On Thu, January 22, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Did you know Harry Houdini is buried in Glendale, Queens? Naturally, there’s some controversy surrounding his grave. [Queens Brownstoner]
  • If you’ve ever wondered how to build a squash court in the middle of Grand Central, here’s a time-lapse video showing you how. [WSJ]
  • Start saving (or ask for a raise); the MTA fare hikes will take effect on March 22. [Crain’s]
  • Meet an icicle farmer…yes, that’s a thing. [Gizmodo]
  • Is London’s 1 Undershaft the world’s first contextual skyscraper? [Architizer]
  • There’s a wedding salon in Williamsburg for “very Brooklyn brides” who would prefer to wear fuchsia on their big day. [Tmag]
  • Take a look at what happens to old boardwalk wood and find out how you can get some. [Core77]

Images: Houdini’s grave via WikiCommons (L); MetroCard via renaissancechambara via photopin cc (R)

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