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Storm damages 31st Street stage in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The stage at 31st Street in Virginia Beach was damaged Wednesday evening as a strong storm moved through the area. 47 more words


Critics See CTA Plan For 31st Street Buses As Failure Before It Begins

CHICAGO (CBS) — After 18 years of organizing, meetings, lobbying and demonstrations, CTA buses are returning to the 31st Street corridor. But some activists in the long-running fight are beginning to wonder if CTA is setting up the pilot project to fail — two months before the first bus runs. 410 more words


Police: Boy, 16, Stabbed By Street Vendor In Midtown

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police said a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest by a street vendor in Midtown Wednesday.

The boy reportedly got into a quarrel with a few street vendors on 31st Street near Fifth Avenue around 3:40 p.m., when one of them pulled a knife, police said. 32 more words


Lake Shore Drive Lane Closures Begin Wednesday On South Side

CHICAGO (STMW) — Temporary lane closures on Lake Shore Drive will begin Wednesday on the South Side to install bridge pylons on the 35th Street bridge. 78 more words


Chicago Jazz Hot Spots, 1946 - Map

These images are from Esquire’s 1946 Jazz Book.
The book includes a great map entitled “Chicago Jazz Spots” – indicating all hot spots for jazz in that era.
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The Forbidden Northern Coast of Queens, in today’s post.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

That’s Luyster, or Steinway, Creek in the shot above. The Steinway factory adjoins the waterway on its eastern side and legend has it that the piano manufacturer used to bring in logs of Mahogany and other hard woods from Long Island Sound via the Creek. 484 more words