Fun fact: Everything you know and love will one day die. Not that having that information makes the fact any easier to shrug off, but, everyone’s and every thing’s time comes. On the “every thing dies” beat, we now have this animated map from Address Report that marks every single demolition in Brooklyn between 2003 and today, with little red explosions for the demolitions. It’s at least interesting to watch it, from when all of Brooklyn is subsumed by red circles, to the break during the recession, to where it picks right back up. You’d think people would run out of things to knock down, but that won’t happen until our Planet of the Apes future, which we probably won’t live to see anyway. So there’s that bright side.
This episode brings us two stories that are as disparate as it gets. What does an apartment of swingers have to do with a Pakistani college student smoking pot, other than New York real estate? The connection might seem hard to draw, but that’s kind of what makes this show great, and perhaps the greater […]
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Biking in New York isn’t all beach days, Prospect Park loops and Goonies screenings. It can also be incredibly frustrating, not to mention life threatening. Despite the city’s Vision Zero initiative and its promise of safer streets for everyone, drivers still seem to think it’s totally acceptable to double-park in bike lanes (even the DIY ones) and […]