Posts Categorized: New York

  • Features, New York, Photos

    2007 New York Marathon Photos

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    Top 25 Male Finishers Place Bib Name Time State Country Citizenship 1 3 Martin Lel 2:09:04 Kenya KEN 2 4 Abderrahim Goumri 2:09:16 Morocco MAR 3 9 Hendrick Ramaala 2:11:25 South Africa RSA 4 6 Stefano Baldini 2:11:58 Italy ITA 5 11 James Kwambai 2:12:25 Kenya KEN 6 14 Ruggero Pertile 2:13:01 Italy ITA 7… Read more »

  • New York, Photos

    May 30th, 2008: Manhattan Crane Collapse at 91st Street and 1st Avenue

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    On May 30th, 2008, a crane collapsed at a construction site at East 91st Street and 1st Avenue in New York City killing two construction workers. These photos were taken immediately afterwards from a neighboring apartment building. Photos taken after the crane collapse – May 30th, 2008 Photos taken during the set up of the… Read more »

  • Features, Maps, New York

    Manhattan on Vacation

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    What if the island of Manhattan left New York City to visit other cities? Where would it go and what would it look like?

    Inspired by Bill Rankin’s “The Errant Isle of Manhattan” and kottke.org’s “Manhattan Elsewhere” projects, “Manhattan on Vacation” takes the island of Manhattan to San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, and Hawaii.

  • Bicycling, Maps, New York, Websites

    NYC Bike Maps .com

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    NYCBikeMaps.com took on the ambitious task of mapping New York City’s bike lanes, bike paths, and greenways using google maps and years of GPS data from bike rides around the City. NYCBikeMaps.com launched in April of 2006 and has been featured on Gothamist, Google’s Summer of Green, and numerous other blogs and websites. As of December 2007, NYCBikeMaps.com has been used by more than sixty thousand people.