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
  • QNS.com ⇒ 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

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