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The Golden Age of Rap Captured on Film

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York chronicles hip-hop's heyday with photos of figures like LL Cool J and Queen Latifah before they were famous.
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Trying Out Micro-Apartments at the Museum of the City of New York

Friday, August 16, 2013

Some New Yorkers may soon be living in apartments roughly half the size of a city subway car. So the Museum of the City of New York decided to install one and have some New Yorkers try them out.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

People's Hall of Fame: NYC Radio

Friday, November 30, 2012

Steve Zeitlin, executive director of City Lore, a non-profit that produces programs and publications that convey the richness of New York City's cultural heritage, Bob Fass, WBAI DJ credited with inventing free form radio, and Phil Schaap, WKCR Jazz host and 2012 inductee, talk about the radio pioneers being inducted into City Lore's People's Hall of Fame.

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Museum of City of New York to Acquire Seaport Museum

Thursday, September 08, 2011

The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation has given the Museum of the City of New York a $2 million grant for the acquisition.

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Stickball Hall of Fame: Neither a Hall, nor Famous (Yet)

Friday, July 09, 2010


The 60-year-old president of New York City's Stickball Hall of Fame waxes poetic about his favorite street game in this video.

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Talk to Me: Down Home Food Up North

Friday, April 16, 2010

Ted Lee, Jessica B. Harris and John T. Edge discussed the history of Southern food in the North at the Museum of the City of New York. Listen to their hunger-inducing discussion here.

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On View: AIPAD, LOOK Magazine, and Barnstormers

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The annual AIPAD photography show has taken over the Armory. Also on view: Images of New York from Look Magazine at the Museum of the City of New York. And the Barnstormers take Manhattan. View the slideshow.



Charles Addams' "New York"

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

There is the New York of skyscrapers and brownstones, plazas and parks, busy streets and isolated nooks.  And then there is Charles Addams’ New York — the same landscape, but suddenly filled with ogres, trolls, witches, and just plain weirdness.



Getting it Wright: Dining at the Guggenheim's New Restaurant

Monday, January 04, 2010

The oughts saw the demise of countless institutions (books, newspapers, network news anchors), but there's one most folks are not likely to miss: the ossified museum cafeteria, with its plastic trays, bounteous fluorescent lighting and grim metal counters stocked with stale egg salad sandwiches and Sanka.

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Talk To Me: PlaNYC's Sustainability Plan

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

PlaNYC, New York's ambitious sustainability plan for the next two decades, turned two years old on Earth Day 2009. To commemorate, former Deputy Mayor and PlaNYC mastermind Daniel Doctoroff took part in a panel discussion about urban planning at the Museum of the City of New York.


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Talk To Me: Omit Needless Words!

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

We look back on the elements of style as this year marked the “official” golden anniversary of succinct, witty prose.

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