Just Some Painters Hanging Out on the Brooklyn Bridge…No Big Deal

…the photographer was Eugene de Salignac, a municipal worker who took 20,000 photographs of modern Manhattan in the making.

Photo: Painters are suspended from wires on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on October 7, 1914. AP Photo/New York City Municipal Archives, Department of Bridges/Plant & Structures, Eugene de Salignac

The Smithsonian’s Retina blog is pretty awesome.


Fall Window View of Central Park by Betsy Pinover Schiff.

Check out more private views of central park here.


On Sunday, Mayor Bloomberg said the following during his weekly radio address on 1010 WINS News Radio:

To put more New Yorkers to work and to keep our economic recovery on track, we’re investing in growing industries that have a bright future in our city - like food manufacturing. Even…