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Little House on the Prairie

From the early 19th century Upper East Side’s farmland to 121 Charles Street, a hip neighbourhood in Greenwich Village, this little white wooden house’s fascinating travel in time and space can be found in this article on the Brick Underground website  16 more words

New York

That crooked little street called Gay

Built in the 1820s as a row of horse stables for the wealthy living in nearby Waverly Place, it served successively as a low-income housing for their servants, home to black musicians, a den for artists and writers, a shelter for speakeasies during the ’20s. 34 more words

New York

Pieces of NYC 80: Dog-friendly

I love dogs, but I do not have one.  I love when I’m walking, holding a grocery store bag, toward someone with a dog.  The dog knows it’s food and thinks it’s for him. 21 more words


The stained glass windows of the Jefferson Market Library

Originally built as the Third Judicial District Courthouse in 1876, this Victorian Gothic church-like building has been saved from demolition twice, thanks to the efforts of the local community: once in 1945, when it ceased to be used as a courthouse and a group of local community preservationists campaigned to have it converted into a library, instead of knocking it down. 105 more words

New York

A Young Writer’s Diary Entries From Mid-March, 1983

Wednesday, March 16, 1983

8 PM. I lay in bed for several hours, feeling sick and sorry for myself. My head cleared up a bit when the thunderstorm finally hit. 5,231 more words

Lunchtime Meditation in NYC

Most meditation spaces offer times for quiet sitting only in the morning or in the evening.  People in urban areas often have long commutes and may find it difficult to sit with others during those times.   74 more words