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A homage to ‘Manhattan’ by Redrawing Dublin. Written and produced by Paul Kearns and Motti Ruimy. Narrated by Derbhle Crotty.

(Thanks Motti)


Scenes from the East Village last night after an explosion and fire on Second Avenue on Thursday, which injured at least 19 people,

After East Village Blast, a Familiar Sight: New Yorkers to the Rescue (New York Times)

uptown downtownHere & There: two prints of Manhattan (‘Uptown’ (top) from 3rd and 7th and ‘Downtown’ from 3rd and 35th) with the horizon ‘removed’ and the topography folded upwards, Inception-style (but pre-dating that movie’s city-bending scene by two years), by London design group BERG.

Part of MOMA‘s permanent collection since last year, they’re also available as limited edition 90 x 120cm prints.


British artist Patrick Vale draws the view of the Manhattan skyline from the Empire State Building, entirely freehand.

Music: Moanin’ by Charles Mingus


The Extend New York Project by Harold Cooper is a scrollable, zoomable map showing the world with the Manhattan street grid extended to cover it.

The street numbers are just plain ridiculous.

Try it out here.