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What Makes a Great City: E.B. White on the Poetics of New York
What Makes a Great City: E.B. White on the Poetics of New York

“A poem compresses much in a small space and adds music, thus heightening its meaning. The city is like poetry.”

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An Illustrated Taxonomy of City Bikes and Cyclist Archetypes
An Illustrated Taxonomy of City Bikes and Cyclist Archetypes

From hipster habits to midlife crises, a morphology of urban life on two wheels.

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A Love Letter to the City
A Love Letter to the City

How artist Steve Powers made sign painting the voice of the community and the shared narrative of urban life.

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Walt Whitman’s Raunchy Ode to New York City
Walt Whitman’s Raunchy Ode to New York City

“Give me the streets of Manhattan!”

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Hello, New York: Julia Rothman’s Illustrated Love Letter to Gotham’s Five Boroughs
Hello, New York: Julia Rothman’s Illustrated Love Letter to Gotham’s Five Boroughs

From bodegas to bras, a visual serenade to Gotham’s emblems and eccentricities.

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Herman and Rosie: An Illustrated Ode to Finding a Sense of Purpose and Belonging in the Big City
Herman and Rosie: An Illustrated Ode to Finding a Sense of Purpose and Belonging in the Big City

Why life is like jazz on a New York City rooftop.

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