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Why New York City Is Known as “The Big Apple”
Why New York City Is Known as “The Big Apple”

A brief history of brilliant branding.

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The Big New Yorker Book of Cats
The Big New Yorker Book of Cats

“Serious cat people, like first-rate art critics, are chivvied by passion into perspicacity. Believing is seeing.”

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Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York
Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York

“I’d entered the city the way one enters any grand love affair: with no exit plan.”

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Humans of New York: A Vibrant Photographic Census of Diversity and Dignity
Humans of New York: A Vibrant Photographic Census of Diversity and Dignity

There is something especially magical about framing these moments of stillness and of absolute attention to the individual amidst this bustling city of millions, a city that never sleeps and never stops.

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Drawn to New York: Counterculture Cartoonist Peter Kuper’s Illustrated Chronicle of 34 Years in Gotham
Drawn to New York: Counterculture Cartoonist Peter Kuper’s Illustrated Chronicle of 34 Years in Gotham

“This city is change. That’s its glory — it’s a perpetually unfinished canvas, offering up possibility to each successive wave of artists.”

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Ernest Hemingway on How New York Can Drive You to Suicide
Ernest Hemingway on How New York Can Drive You to Suicide

“I have understood for the first time how men can commit suicide simply because of too many things in business piling up ahead of them that they can’t get through.”

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