Monthly Archives: November 2015

  • 1907 BRT CARS

    October 17, 2004

    As Ray Davies puts it on a song on the Kinks’ Village Green Preservation Society LP, People take pictures of each other Just to prove that they really existed I’d seen photos of the wooden elevated cars that ran on Brooklyn Rapid Transit and later, Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit, and I had even stood in them in the NYC Transit Museum. But […]

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    October 16, 2004

    THE Lower East Side of cheap clothing bins, wholesale bargains and sweatshops is vanishing, as Chinatown expands east into its southern section (between, say, Delancey and Canal) and hipsters and yuppies infiltrate its northern flank, between Delancey and Houston. The LES, though, is still very much a bargain clothing enclave, though, and for some reason, […]

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