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8 Things Even New Yorkers Don't Know About New York

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 04.17.2014 | Travel

New York was the "Big Orange" before the "Big Apple."

Behind The AMNH's Most Venerable Artifact Is A Shameful History

Narratively: Local stories, boldly told. | By Allison C. Meier | Posted 03.19.2013 | New York

Behind the American Museum of Natural History’s most venerable artifact is the shameful tale of a relentless explorer and a young boy’s torturous ...

Nostalgia: Telephone Exchanges in Old New York

Erica Jong | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Erica Jong

Bring back the old exchanges -- and let's invent some new ones while we're at it. Let's name them after NY writers. GInsberg for the East Village. And WH for the West Village (after Auden).