The End of a Free Cooper Union
Today, a representative of the Cooper Union board announced that they will be reducing all scholarships by 50% for next year.
New York Arbor by Mitch Epstein.
I used to walk by this particular tree every day when I lived in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn and always thought it was an oddity.
We went to the New York Transit Museum over the weekend. You’d think this has very little to do with beer, but beer advertising has always been commonplace on the subway (aside from, you know, those few years of prohibition). The subway cars on display at the museum carry period-specific advertising, so naturally, beer ads are part of the hundreds of ads.
These days on the subway, we’re overwhelmed with ads from Budweiser more than any other brewer. But back in the 1950s and 1960s, subways displayed ads for the breweries of yore, like Pennsylvania’s Yuengling, Rochester’s Genessee, Brooklyn-based brewery Rheingold, and Guinness, which was brewed in Long Island City, Queens from 1943 to 1954. Here are the ads we spotted…
Cause sticking your arm up in the air is just too hard.
Full house at the Bubbling Crock: Lacto Fermentation class #brooklynskillshare2013 #sauerkraut #gowanus (at Gowanus Ballroom)
The “Humans of New York Community” received a proclamation yesterday at City Hall for its “outstanding support of the Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA and of all of New York City.” And the proclamation didn’t even mention the timeless Christopher Walken Rex that we bequeathed upon our fair city.
FREE WIFI IN SOME STATIONS! Finally! Thank you. Its 2013 for fuck’s sake.
The city that never sleeps. NY.