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What remains of the East River's long-gone slips

 Old maps of Lower Manhattan (like the one below, from 1842) list them: the many slips created along the East River to facilitate ship transportation in a city dependent on maritime trade. 242 more words

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This Little Piggy Went to Market

One of my absolute favorite weekend activities is to wander around a food market (bonus if there are free samples)! I love taking in the vibrant colors and smells, comparing and carefully selecting from among the abundant produce, discovering new-to-me treats, and getting to know the people behind what I eat. 510 more words