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From pizza and hot dogs to bagels and cheesecake, New York (and we all know that means Brooklyn) is already associated with a surplus of signature dishes. But—sorry to break it to the rest of the country—we’ve got easy access to their iconic creations as well. And just what are those iconic creations? Well, here we go state by state, identifying some of the best things each place has to offer, and pair it up...
It seems like everyone is always either looking for a new apartment, moving out of their current living arrangement, or knows someone that is doing one of the two. "I'm looking for a new place," is such a typical statement for New Yorkers that it's almost as common a greeting as "How are you?" But where to move? And is there any possibility of living alone? Are there any still affordable places left here? Or all...
“You couldn’t have made up this mule farmer,” writer Margaret Eby says over drinks at King Tai, a Crown Heights bar that serves piña coladas on the rocks. She’s talking about the cousin of Harry Crews, the cult-favorite Georgia novelist whose 1978 memoir, A Childhood: The Biography of a Place, Eby had set out to trace through his home of Bacon County, Georgia. “I actually sketched out a map,” she says. “I knew about...
As the subway system snakes its way throughout the five boroughs and rumbles beneath our feet, most of us think we know exactly where the trains go. We've got the city-wide train system permanently etched into our heads, at least in the context of the ubiquitous MTA maps scattered throughout various subway stops. We've likely never thought of what it looks like to see a train careen through the urban landscape above ground though, but thanks to...

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