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Mesmerizing Photos Of Gowanus Canal Capture The Strange Beauty of Pollution

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.11.2016 | Arts

The Gowanus Canal is a Brooklyn waterway that, during the Industrial Revolution in the mid-19th century and beyond, served as a receptacle of waste fo...

War As Pretty Heck: A Conversation with David Shields About War Is Beautiful

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 01.13.2016 | Books
Davis Schneiderman

David Shields' collage attack on the New York Times--War Is Beautiful: The New York Times Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict--is, quite simply, required reading.

Photos Chronicling Three Generations Of Women Will Make You Call Mom

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.17.2015 | Arts

"I have been photographing the three generations of women in my family -- my grandmother, mother and sister -- consistently since I began more than fo...

Food + Drink: Made in Brooklyn

Rozanne Gold | Posted 10.02.2016 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Who knew? I've lived, shopped and written thirteen cookbooks in our Park Slope brownstone, and thought I knew this trendiest of boroughs pretty well. Now along comes a vibrant and user-friendly compendium called Made in Brooklyn.

PHOTOS: NYC's Disappearing Laundromats

Posted 02.19.2013 | New York

When laundromats, like bodegas, begin to disappear from a New York City neighborhood, it's often a surefire sign of gentrification. The Snorri Br...

PHOTOS: Amazing Portraits Of An Edgy 1980s Times Square

Posted 03.08.2012 | New York

Nowadays, as Fran Lebowitz put it, "If you’re a New Yorker and you run into another New Yorker in Times Square, it’s like running into someone at ...