Why you shouldn’t walk on escalators; Manhattan’s most expensive townhouse will become offices

Posted On Fri, April 7, 2017 By

Posted On Fri, April 7, 2017 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Slow turn boxes, aka curb extensions, are part of a new pilot program at intersections where turning drivers are known to injure pedestrians. [Planetizen]
  • Research finds that it’s more efficient if everyone stands on an escalator instead of some people walking on it. [NYT]
  • Postal workers in Brooklyn and Flushing, Queens are among the most attacked by dogs in the U.S., with 27 and 22 attacks respectively. [NBC New York]
  • The Wildenstein mansion, which earlier this week became Manhattan’s most expensive townhouse when it sold for $79.5 million, will be turned into corporate offices. [Commercial Observer]
  • A new East Village bar is donating all profits to anti-Trump causes like the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. [Eater]

 

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