New Plan to Prevent Lower Manhattan Flooding; Gambino Crime Family; Coney Island's Oldest Building to be Demolished

Lower Manhattan flooding during Hurricane Sandy
Lower Manhattan flooding during Hurricane Sandy
Photo: Ruanon

There is a lot of stuff going on the City, and we can't write about it all. Here are some interesting things some of our friends have written up lately.

  • 6sqft ⇒ Everything You Need to Know About Saturday's St. Patrick's Day Parade: Route, Street Closings, and More
  • Bklyner ⇒ Slow Progress on Surge Barriers, Surge Gates and Other Flood Mitigation Measures for Southern Brooklyn
  • Brooklyn Based ⇒ This DJ Throws the Best Parties—if You Can Find Them
  • Brooklyn Paper ⇒ It’s History: Coney’s Oldest Remaining Building to Be Demolished
  • Brownstoner ⇒ New Illustrated Map Highlights the Endangered Historic Buildings of Gowanus
  • Bushwick Daily ⇒ Lyft Offers Free Rides to Inspirational Locations in NYC for Women’s History Month
  • Curbed NY ⇒ De Blasio Unveils $10B Resiliency Plan to Extend Lower Manhattan Into East River
  • Daytonian in Manhattan ⇒ The 1876 Grosvenor Buildings - 385-387 Broadway
  • Forgotten NY ⇒ YELLOW STREET SIGNS, Arrochar 1999
  • Laughing Squid ⇒ A Brooklyn Warehouse That Rents Out Unique Recycled Vintage Electronics as Film and TV Props
  • New York Times ⇒ Gambino Crime Family: How Control Has Changed Since the 1950s
  • New York City Feelings ⇒ The Edge | Hudson Yards Observation Deck
  • ⇒ Queens Athletes to Compete at 39th Annual New York Arm Wrestling Championships in Flushing
  • Thrillist ⇒ Everything You Absolutely Must Do in NYC This Weekend
  • Untapped Cities ⇒ Explore Theodore Roosevelt’s NYC Birthplace
  • Uptown Collective ⇒ Spread Love: The 4th Annual Inwood Film Festival
Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Editor in Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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