Manhattanhenge is back tonight - where the sun aligns perfectly with Manhattan’s streets. Check out this article about our city’s famous grid design while you prep for sunset! Get those instagramming fingers ready!
Bon anniversaire, Monsieur Proust! The beloved French author would have been 143 today. We’d encourage a reading of Swann’s Wayto celebrate, but if you’re a little pressed for time, why not check out his poetry instead? Here’s a sampling from our Collected Poems, edited by Harold Augenbraum:
INTERPOL’S NEW VIDEO FOR ALL THE RAGE BACK HOME IS HERE
And it’s very nice, indeed. A black and white affair, cutting between the band slick and well-dressed in a studio and a surfer riding big frothy waves. A bit like that Guinness advert with the horses. Kind of. Great song too. We can’t wait for forthcoming album El Pintor.
New York City during the 1980s was an entirely different kind of city than it is today. Street photographer Richard Sandler spent much of the decade capturing the urban grit found along the busy sidewalks, bustling street corners, and crowded subway trains throughout the city.