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    "Now it is done. Now the story ends. And there is...

    "Now it is done. Now the story ends. And there is no way to tell it. The art of fiction is dead. Reality has strangled invention. Only the utterly impossible, the inexpressibly fantastic, can ever be...
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    "Lower Broadway & E 18th St 1973" The Chrysler...

    "Lower Broadway & E 18th St 1973"

    The Chrysler Building up the block on Lex and the trees of Gramercy Park peg this as 18th and Irving. Note the sign above the restaurant (soon to be the...
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    ^Could be...I was citing the Robert Caro book...

    ^Could be...I was citing the Robert Caro book from memory which is a dangerous game to begin with. Thanks.

    From the section in the book on the LIE: "...If Moses wouldn't build rapid transit on the...
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    Planners initially wanted to widen the LIE at the...

    Planners initially wanted to widen the LIE at the time of it's building to accommodate a Long Island Rail Road branch down the median. Moses shot it down as "impossible." In reality, he wanted to...
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    I don't post often, but when I do its for a...

    I don't post often, but when I do its for a Daq-Equis whine.

    Stay vapid, my friend.
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    The oft told soap opera of the Dodgers and Giants...

    The oft told soap opera of the Dodgers and Giants splittin’ for the coast has evolved over time. The emotions of the moment were naturally raw and simplistic...that O’Malley was greedy and convinced...
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    My parents lived on Washington Avenue, across...

    My parents lived on Washington Avenue, across from the Botanical Gardens and around the corner from Ebbets Field when I was born in 1954. I was told that during those last years in Brooklyn, they...
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    I've noticed that like anything else that...

    I've noticed that like anything else that requires human interaction, many photographs on this site are mislabeled, so take heed...photos clearly of Chicago labeled as New York, etc.

    While I...
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    Michael Jackson, Freedom Tower, Hoover Dam ...

    Michael Jackson, Freedom Tower, Hoover Dam

    Hold on, hold on...I know the answer to this SAT question...

    Coca Crystal, Mehoopany, PA, Swanson TV Dinners
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    kakonsteraro...

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    ^Musta given you kasha instead of potato...I hate...

    ^Musta given you kasha instead of potato...I hate when that happens...
  12. Thread: Paris by Minato

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    Ah...the corner of Rue Soufflot and Blvd....

    Ah...the corner of Rue Soufflot and Blvd. Saint-Michel with the Luxembourg Gardens in the background. Our neighborhood of choice when visiting regularly the last few years, as recently as this past...
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    Bingo. ^^^^No, I don't hate Ari...

    Bingo.

    ^^^^No, I don't hate Ari Halberstam...unfortunately, he got caught in the crossfire of my seething resentment of this particular overbaked response to an interest group. I know there are...
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    This is one of my all-time button pushers...a...

    This is one of my all-time button pushers...a blight on common sense and my senses. An utterly disgusting display of political toadyism.

    The Ari Halberstam Memorial Ramp? Really? One discrete sign...
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    It's a Christmas Miracle! Couldn't have predicted...

    It's a Christmas Miracle! Couldn't have predicted this...
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    Ya mean these? ...

    Ya mean these?

    http://www.mopupduty.com/whitesox1976a.jpg

    Worn once - during the first game of a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals at Comiskey Park on August 8, 1976. Sox won, 5-2.
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    Don't get me started on the Ol' Perfesser... ...

    Don't get me started on the Ol' Perfesser...

    "Come see my "Amazin' Mets, I've been in this game a hundred years, but I see new ways to lose I never knew existed before."

    "See that fellow over...
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    Many of those photos are mismarked and obviously...

    Many of those photos are mismarked and obviously not New York....looks like Chicago, though some are clearly NY.
  19. Thread: Tribeca

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    In late 1978 I got my first answering machine....

    In late 1978 I got my first answering machine. That very night I was in Puffy's and spent the whole night using the pay phone to see if I got any calls. My answering machine message? "Hanging on the...
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    From this die-hard National League Met fan whose...

    From this die-hard National League Met fan whose first game was at the Polo Grounds, the Phillies are the team the Mets wish they were...good manager, solid guys, hard to find anything to truly hate...
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    heh-heh. Daquan, you're the best....don't ever...

    heh-heh.

    Daquan, you're the best....don't ever change.
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    Thanks, it wasn't shown on any of the news...

    Thanks, it wasn't shown on any of the news outlets. Must have been hard to find.
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    Not true, uhh-uhh. No way. Every word is true. I...

    Not true, uhh-uhh. No way. Every word is true. I know because someone tol' me so. Oooh. I havta go to da baffwoom. (sniff-sniff)
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    Texas-size ego...Jerry Jones.

    Texas-size ego...Jerry Jones.
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    Poll: NYCBoy, meet Daquan....Daquan, say hello to...

    NYCBoy, meet Daquan....Daquan, say hello to NYCBoy. You two should get along like a house on fire...
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