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O Christmas Skyscraper, O Christmas Skyscraper

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Metrodeck: The Art of the Subway Fare

How many times have you tossed aside your used MetroCard, not thinking twice about where it could possibly end up? Well, it just might have ended up in the creative hands of Norman Ibarra. Norm is a talented NYC-based communication … Continue reading

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Art on Wheels: Graffiti Trucks of NYC

Walk around East Harlem and you’ll see some of the most amazing graffiti in not only the city but the world. From the Graffiti Hall of Fame on 106th to the murals that dot the neighborhood, there’s plenty to keep … Continue reading

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Dancin’ in the Park, East Harlem Style

Every year Spanish Harlem lights up on the day before the National Puerto Rican Day Parade with a huge festival on 116th Street, music blasting all day, people out in the streets strutting their stuff, homemade cooking on every block…it’s … Continue reading

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“They Don’t Make Places Like This Anymore”

If you love old-school New York diners like we do, then take 4 minutes out of your day to watch this poignant and beautiful film on the Grand Luncheonette that was tucked away in the heart of Times Square before … Continue reading

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Sprung in the City: Springtime in New York

New Yorkers love to bust out their best spring fashion (legs out!) that they’ve been dying to show off all winter once the temperature starts to rise. Others? They simply dig up their yellow van from the back of their … Continue reading

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A Big Ups for The Big Map

Here at across106thstreet we absolutely love maps. We go crazy for them. In fact, we’ll just be blunt–we are total cartographic nerds. While some parents work hard all their life so their kids can proudly become doctors, lawyers, or professors, … Continue reading

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