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Long before the 9/11 Museum, there was Hangar 17 at JFK. I told its story in 2006 in @amNewYork: #wtc   #neverforget  
 
Earlier this year, The Retrologist shared with you a discovery that was made amid the ruins at Ground Zero: An intact copy of the June 23, 1969 edition of The New York Times, which reported on the...
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2 Toms Restaurant, a wonderful vintage Italian joint in Gowanus, Brooklyn. That storefront, people! 😍 #brooklyn #gowanus #ignyc #igersnyc
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You'll get a kick out of this picture tour of #Route66 -- Chicago to L.A.

http://rolandopujol.tumblr.com/post/53171619464/the-retrologist-hits-route-66-all-of-it
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As part of a dazzling promotion of HBO’s much-anticipated film, “Behind the Candelabra,” on Liberace and his love affair with the young Scott Thorson, the Time Warner Center is hosting an exhibit of fascinating artifacts from Lee’s amazing career.

SEE THE PHOTOS: http://rolandopujol.tumblr.com/post/51258134602/liberace-the-man-behind-the-candelabra-celebrated

#liberace   #liberacemovie   #liberace-historia   #liberaceexhibit  
#behindthecandelabra   #piano   #lasvegas   #vegas   #michaeldouglas   #mattdamon  
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Don’t Walk/Walk signs that actually spelled out the words started to fade from the streets of New York in 2000, and were mostly gone except for a few holdouts by 2003. (I spotted one in Central Park...
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The New York Telephone Company. The name still carries nostalgic heft for New Yorkers of a certain age. The Bell company that served New York has taken on many names in the past couple of decades,...
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There’s nothing “Standard” about this vintage Bay Ridge storefront. There’s a wonderful mix of font, color and shapes, all set against a pebble-textured background. The effect of this #midcentury sign...
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@amNewYork quotes me today on a vital subject: The fate of NYC's mom-and-pop shops. The city's soul is at stake. Take a look at the piece below.
Changing times and rising costs are forcing some businesses to say adieu.
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‘Behind the Candelabra’ news set looks A LOT like WPIX’s 1970s ‘Action News’ studio (right down to anchorwoman Pat Harper)

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I’ve written extensively on The Retrologist about the pay phone’s long goodbye. I submit another example of this communication platform on its deathbed. I snapped this photo a few days ago in the 66th...
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A little urban archaeology in Brooklyn ...
I’ve longed been intrigued by the New St. Clair Diner, which was at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Smith Street in Boerum Hill. The name was slightly evocative of something sophisticated — it had a...
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