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New York City Excitement With My Grandma

Whenever I watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, known in my mind as the Macy’s Day Parade, I always think of my Grandma Esther. The first time I went to Radio City Music Hall was with my siblings and my Grandma to see “That Darn Cat” and the Rockettes for the annual Christmas extravaganza. 473 more words


Edward Hopper: Painter of Alienation

Why Hopper’s paintings are of such compelling interest

For years I have been absorbed by the psychological theory of alienation, especially in the form described by the German-American psychologist, Erich Fromm, who derived it first from the ideas of Karl Marx. 6,307 more words


The Automat Window - 1978

The Automat Window – 1978

The Horn and Hardart Automat at Third Avenue and 42nd Street – detail of a vending window, March 10, 1978.Photo by Neal Boenzi / The New York Times Photo ArchivesEach exhibition-quality print meets the highest photographic standards and is individually…

Remembering an Era: The Automat

by Steven Doyle

Horn & Hardart was once the world’s largest restaurant chain, serving 750,000 people a day. What was once considered high-tech is actually from an era long past, filled with rich romantacism. 572 more words


... See What Happens [#economics][#substitution]...

.. the folks in San Francisco raised the minimum wage up to $15 / hour . So what do you think would happen ? … Technology is substituted for human capital … 82 more words

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