Vote to replace all of Monopoly’s tokens; Will NYC cultural institutions close on Inauguration Day?

Posted On Tue, January 10, 2017 By

Posted On Tue, January 10, 2017 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Since launching in 1933, Monopoly has updated its token to reflect the times. Now, they’re letting the internet decide on replacements for all their tokens. [Gizmodo]
  • Meet Ariel Kennan, the director of design and product under Mayor de Blasio. [Fast Co. Design]
  • More than 130 artists and critics signed a petition calling on cultural institutions to close on Inauguration Day to protest a “normalization of Trumpism.” MoMA and the Whitney will remain open, but the latter will offer pay-what-you-wish admission. [NYT]
  • Nate Berkus has a new baby collection that expresses his philosophy that a nursery should grow with your baby. [Target]
  • Harlem’s historic Second Providence Baptist Church wants to sell its building to a condo developer for $6 million, but a judge must okay it. [NYDN]
  • A new exhibit at Astoria’s Museum of the Moving Image focuses on Martin Scorsese and his work around NYC. [Untapped]

Images: The current Monopoly tokens in silver and the 50 new options in gold (L); The Whitney via 6sqft (R)

 

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