Happy birthday Sir Paul McCartney.
Guysssss looook!!!!! ♥ woot celebratee #rockaway #sandy #atrain #train
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.