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Entries by Nick Carr from 03/2010

Win a Trip to Atlantic City From Scouting NY

| Posted 03.01.2010 | New York
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Want to win a free trip to Atlantic City for a night, with free transportation, dinner for two, and a show? Read on! The Tropicana Hotel has gracious...

Hidden in a Rite Aid, Ghosts of an Old Movie Theater

| Posted 03.03.2010 | New York

Don't let the squat little Rite Aid storefront on Manhattan Ave in Greenpoint fool you... It has a long history.

Someone Planted a Bicycle Garden in Queens!

| Posted 03.04.2010 | New York

I was driving along Vernon Blvd in Queens when I spotted something you don't usually see under the 59th Street Bridge...2010-03-04-downloadcopy.jpg

Finding Europe in Nolita (And What the Heck Is on That Roof?)

| Posted 03.08.2010 | New York

I love streets in New York that make you feel as far from the city as possible. A lesser known example is one of my favorites: Centre Market Place in Nolita.

A Piece of the Southwest on 53rd Street

| Posted 03.09.2010 | New York
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I have to mention a favorite place on West 53rd Street that always reminds me of my travels to the dusty southwest.

The Death of Theatre Alley (New York, You've Changed)

| Posted 03.10.2010 | New York

One of New York's rare archetypal dank alleys is no more -- all the buildings on one side have been torn down to make way for what I can only imagine will be a sterile high rise.

The Rooftop Cruise Ship... Wait, What?

| Posted 03.11.2010 | New York

Look at the building on Water Street between Beekman & Peck Slip, and you'll see a rooftop structure that can only be described as cruise ship-inspired architecture.

Friday Wrap-Up: Signs of Spring, Female Plumbers, Tiger Woods, & more!

| Posted 03.12.2010 | New York
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Happy Friday! I like putting these grab-bag posts together at the end of the week for all the pictures that don't really merit an entire post, so here...

Manhattan's East 20th Street Beach

| Posted 03.15.2010 | New York

Manhattan has beaches. Yes, they're small, often submerged at high tide, and you'd be crazy to go swimming in the water, but they're still beaches.

Manhattan's Prettiest-Looking Sex Shop

| Posted 03.18.2010 | New York
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It's one of those archetypal New York scenes: a squat, three-story building dwarfed on all sides by towering skyscrapers, the little building that could. Except, this little building happens to house a sex shop.

Chinatown's "Bloody Angle" -- A Trip Down Doyers Street

| Posted 03.22.2010 | New York

Pell Street is one of those iconic Chinatown blocks that filmmakers love to shoot on. Short and narrow, with an abundance of awnings and flags, the abrupt end at Mott Street gives it a sense of intimacy. 2010-03-22-chinatown.jpg

Something Strange in Herald Square

| Posted 03.24.2010 | New York

Surprises like the blinking owl eyes of Herald Square are what make New York such a great city to explore.

Friday Odds & Ends: Umbrella Graveyard, Batman, Dutch Kills, & More!

| Posted 03.26.2010 | New York

Here's my Friday assortment of random pictures I took during the past week. Including what can only be described as an umbrella graveyard at Mulberry & Prince.