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WATCH: Trailer For Documentary Devoted To The New York Accent

Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts

With Manhattan property getting more and more expensive and funneling old families to the outer boroughs, New York City is losing its accents. "If The...

If These Knishes Could Talk Gabs About New Yawk Accents

Posted 06.14.2011 | New York

What exactly is a New York accent? If These Knishes Could Talk is all about the way New Yorkers speak, and have spoken for decades. Some in the ...

Wassitooyah? How to Speak in 1938 New York

A Lower East Side Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Thanks to Boogie reader Shawn Chittle for passing along this link to the 1938 Almanac for New Yorkers [PDF].  In the wake of Friday's post on Bowery ...

A Guide to Being Guided

Megan Doherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Megan Doherty

Most New York City walking tour attendees are alert, interested and interesting people genuinely keen to learn. They don't know they're acting like a**holes. No one has taken the time to tell them.