Sitting on top of the world never looked so good... and terrifying

She may look like the Black Widow sitting atop the Chrysler Building in a scene from Avengers, but she is the fearless Lucinda Grange, a British photographer specialized in sports, portraiture, architecture, travel, and adventure. In her spare time she loves to climb tall structures and explore abandoned buildings, » 2/18/14 11:55pm 2/18/14 11:55pm

New York looks gorgeous in the snow—for five minutes, in Central Park

Beautiful image of virgin snow covering Central Park just taken by New York Habitat. New York is truly beautiful covered in snow—until you have to go to the office and have to deal with the sludge of pollution mud and frozen slush that piles up in every single corner. In the words of Erin Gloria Ryan: » 2/18/14 10:27am 2/18/14 10:27am

I can't believe this is a photo of Central Park

This is Manhattan's Central Park as seen by Sergei Semenov. Taken earlier this year, this incredible scene is actually a straightened panorama, stitched from multiple photographs taken from a helicopter. There's an interactive version, but this perspective—exaggerated by the straightening process—is more impressive… » 12/19/13 12:33pm 12/19/13 12:33pm

See How Much New York Has Changed (Or Not) Since The 1990s

Everybody loves vintage street photography, especially when it's from New York City. Every decade has its distinctive taste; I personally love the Seventies. But what about the Nineties? Oh dear, those years! Only twenty something years ago! But can you remember what was it like on the streets of New York City? » 12/17/13 1:45pm 12/17/13 1:45pm

This incredible bat-cave is 200 feet under Central Park

It took more than four decades to complete, but New York City Water Tunnel No. 3 is finally fully armed and operational. It's an impressive engineering work that will quench the thirst of millions of New Yorkers and serve as the future lair of Lex Luthor, Michael Bloomberg's next identity after leaving City Hall. » 10/17/13 12:09am 10/17/13 12:09am

New York's New Phone-Charging Taxi Cabs Are Almost Here

While New Yorkers enjoy the last few rides in the city's fleet of trusty Ford Crown Victoria taxis, the production lines are running for 23 hours six days a week in Mexico making "the Taxi of Tomorrow." Don't worry, it comes with USB chargers for your phones and other devices. » 8/15/13 2:12pm 8/15/13 2:12pm

Times Reports on Young New Yorkers Staying Roommates After Breaking Up

New York Times trend pieces can be pretty irritating, especially when they focus on Williamsburg residents who can their own figs and take their pet goats to a dog park. Still, even the most irritating trend pieces about a city where value systems are so remarkably exaggerated (and, therefore, seem absolutely bonkers… » 6/09/13 4:58pm 6/09/13 4:58pm