Monthly Archives: "February 2015"

FIRST SUBWAY On February 27, 1870: The first pneumatic-powered subway line was opened to the public. The railway didn’t operate on its opening day because of an engine failure, but within a week, passengers enjoyed taking the short...

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February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments Kokoro Chic: Elixir for Life

Botanical alchemist and entrepreneur Adriana Ayales is the founder of Botica & Co., an apothecary and juice bar in Greenpoint. There, patrons can find tonics and elixirs made from her Pura Fruta fresh juices and Anima...

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February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments Frequencity: 13th Floor Storytellers

Storytelling and human beings go together; always have and always will. A good story can make sense out of chaos and create a meaningful perspective for life on this planet. But as important as they are...

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JOAKIM NOAH On February 25, 1985: Basketball player Joakim Noah was born in New York City. Noah played basketball for the University of Florida, where he won back-to-back championships in 2006 and 2007. Today, he plays center...

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February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments Let’s Meet Up And: Hug And High-Five

In this city, everybody could use a free hug. Brian joins a group of so-called shy people to give hugs and high-fives to random New Yorkers.   — Image courtesy of New York Natives, Photographer:...

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