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Manhattan Grid Turns 200: Five Reasons We Still Love The Master Plan

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Manhattan's famous grid plan turns 200 years old today and the New York Times has a great interactive map showing how closely the plan in 1811, meant ...

These Days It's Dimes That Are a Dime a Dozen

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

As an inveterate stooper-for-pennies, however, I've noticed a recent significant change on the streets of Manhattan. Yes, plenty of pennies are dropped. But just as often nowadays it's dimes that turn up on the pavement.