HARLEY-DAVIDSON’S ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE | LIVEWIRE LIGHTS-UP NYC’S MEAN STREETS

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TSY photography of Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire NYC Launch by Chris Logsdon & Ashley Smalley After four-plus years of R&D, and a lot of toil, Harley-Davidson kicked-off #ProjectLiveWire with a tour of 30 dealerships across the…

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New music… Alias Jimmy Valentino by Lex@57 on SoundCloud

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A Militarized Police, a Less Violent Public — NYMag

A Militarized Police, a Less Violent Public — NYMag.

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BANDITS’ ROOST, NYC | AND TO THINK THAT I SAW IT ON MULBERRY STREET

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Jacob Riis was born the third of fifteen children on May 3rd, 1849 in Denmark. He was a carpenter by trade when he headed to the United States in 1870. Like a lot of immigrant folks, he was unable to find work when he landed on New York’s hard-scrabble streets, and sought shelter wherever he could– often spending the night sleeping on the floor in temporary police station shelters. Through perseverance and hard work Riis landed a gig with a NYC news bureau in 1873, which eventually led to him becoming a police reporter for the New York Tribune. All too familiar himself with life on the NYC’s mean streets, he made it his personal mission to use his position to become the voice for the city’s suffering poor– especially the children. Jacob Riis strongly believed that the “poor were the victims, rather than the makers, of their fate.”

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Trouble, trouble all around

Yeah, “it’s a dangerous world out there”… and that’s why we don’t have the luxury of paying people real salaries, and dealing with the inequality… or reducing use of dirty energy… or backing off on the weapons fetish, or letting gay people get married if they think it’s important. Doing any of that stuff would just send our teetering dangerous world over the edge. The stupid, stupid status quo is so fragile. Gotta preserve it. Makes sense to me.

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NYC’s Best & Worst Soup Dumplings Xiao Long Bao « CBS New York

NYC’s Best & Worst Soup Dumplings Xiao Long Bao « CBS New York.

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▶ How to Eat Soup Dumplings – YouTube

▶ How to Eat Soup Dumplings – YouTube.

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The Bao Brings Delicious Soup Dumplings To St. Marks: Gothamist

Photos: The Bao Brings Delicious Soup Dumplings To St. Marks: Gothamist.

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Raise a glass to Cthulhu at the Lovecraft Bar | Dangerous Minds

Raise a glass to Cthulhu at the Lovecraft Bar | Dangerous Minds.

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The 8 Best Chinese Dumplings In NYC: Gothamist

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The 8 Best Chinese Dumplings In NYC: Gothamist.

I hear that Vanessa’s is good too; and if I hear of more choice dumpling places, I’ll update.

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