Monday Aug 25
New York Daily News
Nearly 40% of public pay phones are broken: city records
Discarded public payphones are pictured here piled in a city salvation yard under the West Side Highway at 135th and 12th Ave. You probably can't if you're using a public pay phone - as nearly 40% of them are busted, city records show.
The New York Observer
All Is Not Loft: Open-Plan Layouts Lose Their Appeal
A turn-of-the-century brick warehouse, it is precisely the kind of elegant industrial relic that spawned the cult of the loft-that obsession with open floorplans, exposed structural elements and industrial detailing that defined downtown cool through the 1990s and aughts, seeding the pages of countless shelter mags and inspiring interior ... (more)
Susan Sarandon's Secrets to Aging Gracefully
What's Susan Sarandon 's secret to holding on to her sex symbol status at 67? "If you want to age gracefully, you don't smoke cigarettes and probably laugh a lot, and get the normal amount of exercise, and eat well and stay out of the sun would be the main things," the actress told PEOPLE at the N.Y.C. press day, July 24, for her upcoming thriller, ... (more)
That Dog-Walking Belt Was Entirely Daniel Radcliffe's Idea
Ever since a photo surfaced earlier this summer of Daniel Radcliffe surrounded by approximately one hundred dogs on the set of the new Judd Apatow movie, one important question has remained unanswered: Where, oh where, did he find that magnificent belt apparatus to which the dogs are clipped? "I'd seen a guy walking down the West Side Highway, ... (more)
Parkway lanes to Henry Hudson Bridge closed Sunday, August 3rd for NYC Triathlon
July 31st, 2014 - The northbound lanes of the Henry Hudson Parkway leading to the Bronx-bound Henry Hudson Bridge will be closed Sunday, August 3 , between 4 a.m. and noon for the biking portion of the NYC Triathlon.