smithsonianmag:

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.

minusmanhattan:

Fall Window View of Central Park by Betsy Pinover Schiff.

Check out more private views of central park here.

nycedc:

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…