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Labyrinth of Ice: A historical tale of survival in the Polar North makes for a chilling winter’s read

Labyrinth of Ice: A historical tale of survival in the Polar North makes for a chilling winter’s read  February 6, 2020 Bowery Boys 421 Views 0 Comments Consider this one of the America’s strangest national landmarks — Fort Conger, a scientific research post originally built in 1881 by an American expedition in a remote and […]

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The story of the Bowery Mission: A new book finds shelter in New York’s once-gritty neighborhood

The most enduring landmark on the Bowery isn’t a tavern or a bawdy theater, a restaurant or even an old punk club. It’s the Bowery Mission, a rescue mission and shelter which has cared for thousands since it opened its doors 140 years ago this month — on November 7, 1879. Despite moving to a […]