Category Archives: Culture

New York in Black and White

Like Narcissus, New York City can’t stop gazing at itself. Now NYC looks good at many angles. If you’re like the 106thstreeters, you’ve noticed by now that New York is at its most beautiful at night. A close second is … Continue reading

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I Pugni in Tasca (Fists in the Pocket)

We here at 106th Street love cinema. In fact, if it weren’t for cinema the 106thstreeters would never have met, forged our way back across country, and returned our family names to their proper North American East Coast origins. Like … Continue reading

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Pete Hamill and the American Vision

Leave it to Brooklyn native Pete Hamill to nail why immigrants are now and have always been the bedrock of our country. The son of two Irish immigrants, this second generation American writer knows first hand what it’s like to … Continue reading

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Big Apple Love, Worms and All

If you’re into NYC history, or like the 106thstreeters who oft have to quote reliable sources about it, then The Encyclopedia of New York City is that go-to source. One of the coolest museum milers and neighbor to the 106thstreeters, … Continue reading

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