This wintery weather sure makes us suckers for the holidays (even more so than usual), and this weekend we're not short of holiday events. Get cozy with Neil Gaiman as he reads A Christmas Carol, partake in the annual holiday tradition of Unsilent Night at Washington Square Park, and sing along to t ... More >>
Starting Thursday, the New York Public Library will start offering food to its hungry researcher patrons, reports the New York Daily News. Two 'wichcraft kiosks are setting up in the Stephen A. Schwarzman building of the library as part of a one-year pilot program established in response to feedback ... More >>
The New York Public Library is now 100 years old. It looks so good! The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on 42nd and Fifth Avenue -- you know, the main building, with the lions -- opened exactly 100 years ago today for borrowing. It's gone from having 1 million items to 65 million "and counting ... More >>
Doth poor penmanship beget good beer?The New York Public Library is getting foodier everyday. Not only is it digitizing some 40,000 New York restaurant menus of yore, it's also taking a stab at George Washington's recipe for making beer.
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JPMorgan Chase made a killing last quarter and, as they admitted they would do last year, used their $25 billion in bailout funds to buy other companies like Washington Mutual and move shit around rather than make Bailey Savings & Loan-type investments in little guys like you. Those little-gu ... More >>
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