Yes, Manhattanhenge. But also Park Slopehenge

Friday, July 12, 2013

Manhattanhenge (Kate Hinds/WNYC)

You've no doubt heard of Manhattanhenge -- when the sunset lines up with Manhattan's grid twice a year, a la Stonehenge.

But it turns out there's also a Greenpointhenge. And a Park Slopehenge.

The folks at online mapmaking company CartoDB put together a map that shows how almost every day, the sunset lines up with some set of New York Streets. They call it NYCHenge.

Since tonight's Manhattanhenge will likely be blocked by clouds, you can look forward to Bed-Stuyhenge on October 10.

Play with the blue slider below to find your neighborhood's 'henge date:


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