The above picture is from North Truro, Cape Cod, not New York City. But it’s dated exactly one hundred years ago to the day and depicts a poor train having a really, really bad day. Caption: Stalled! Snow Storm Jan 15, 1910 [source: Outer Cape Art]
New full-length podcasts begin next week. Enjoy your weekend!
SORRY, POOR TOURISTS: The White House, the Bowery’s most interesting hostel, encamped in a curious building from 1916, will make way for — drumroll please — a new luxury hotel! [EV Grieve]
MOVIN’ OUT: The Municipal Art Society is getting a great new home this year — Steinway Hall! — but they’re moving out of the lovely old Villard Houses. But the Urban Center their bookstore will close for good next Saturday. [City Room]
IN-SPIRED: The Pike Street floating chapel of the East River. [Virtual Dime Museum]