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    The New York no one ever sees

    http://gizmodo.com/5723281/this-is-t...-one-ever-sees

    Amazing. Stunning. Thrilling.

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    It wasn't amazing, stunning or thrilling.

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    I kept waiting for Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman to show up.
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    Scouting NY blog.


    Wow:

    5 Beekman Street has a secret.

    You’ve probably passed it a million times in your travels through downtown Manhattan.

    5 Beekman Street doesn’t have any tenants. In fact, it’s completely empty, essentially abandoned, and has been for a decade, with a portion of its interior shuttered since 1940…

    Until now.
    The Abandoned Palace At 5 Beekman Street

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    I have a friend that wants to shoot a documentary on the other NY... not NYC, but the hillbillies of NY. The parts of NY state that are well off the thruway and not very rich or popular.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brontide View Post
    I have a friend that wants to shoot a documentary on the other NY... not NYC, but the hillbillies of NY. The parts of NY state that are well off the thruway and not very rich or popular.
    Is he planning to start at pcad's house?
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    Quote Originally Posted by redirekib View Post
    Is he planning to start at pcad's house?
    he'd never make it up Mt. Doom
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    That Beekman street site is awesome. Makes you wonder how many buildings like that are still out there.
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    My favorite part was when he said "it's about 1am on a weeknight" and there are still more cars on the street than I see in downtown Minneapolis at any time of the day.

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    [IMG]timenewsfeed.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/picture-470.jpg?w=275[/IMG]
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    Just a matter of time till ol' Steve and Andy become "alligator poop."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brontide View Post
    I have a friend that wants to shoot a documentary on the other NY... not NYC, but the hillbillies of NY. The parts of NY state that are well off the thruway and not very rich or popular.
    I'll introduce you to my in-laws. Very nice people, and I wouldn't say it to their face, but hillbilly is a reasonable description. The homestead:





    It's beautiful now. When my wife was born, they had no electricity or indoor plumbing, just a hand pump on the well. They lived in a tiny mobile home (visible on the extreme left of the picture; it's a tool shed now). Still, my wife's parents are among the more well-to-do in her family. Some of the aunts and uncles really live out in the hills.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    There are much better places to explore in NYC. I used to do a lot of caving in the 90's and some of the cavers from NYC clubs have some amazing little places to go explore and they keep them hidden too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    That Beekman street site is awesome. Makes you wonder how many buildings like that are still out there.
    That is cool! I've been in some neighborhoods in the south side of Chicago that were like that.

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    What do non-New-York-City-ers feel when they know that the rest of the world things of NYC when someone simply says "New York" when NYC is merely a zit hanging off the bottom of the rest of the state?

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    Doohickie,
    With that $80,000-$100,000 Cat,those people could live/build any lifestyle they choose.
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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    It wasn't amazing, stunning or thrilling.
    Philistine.

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    I'd love to see more pictures of stuff like the entire abandoned subway stations. The one under Macy's dept store is supposed to be beautiful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    Doohickie,
    With that $80,000-$100,000 Cat,those people could live/build any lifestyle they choose.
    That Cat probably cost him less than a tenth of that. He collects them the way I collect C&V bikes.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Quote Originally Posted by SonataInFSharp View Post
    What do non-New-York-City-ers feel when they know that the rest of the world things of NYC when someone simply says "New York" when NYC is merely a zit hanging off the bottom of the rest of the state?
    It kind of bothers me... not even what other people think, but that NYC *is* the state in terms of population, but is so unrepresentative of the rest of the state.

    I grew up in New York State but was closer to Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Toronto & Ottawa than I was to NYC.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    That Cat probably cost him less than a tenth of that. He collects them the way I collect C&V bikes.
    Yes,but can you profit with that collection of Huffys?


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    Quote Originally Posted by SonataInFSharp View Post
    What do non-New-York-City-ers feel when they know that the rest of the world things of NYC when someone simply says "New York" when NYC is merely a zit hanging off the bottom of the rest of the state?
    Not for nothing flyover breath, but if it wasn't for NY City and the NY Metro area, you could totally turn out the lights in this chronically mismanaged state. You get north of where we are and the only industry appears to be the universities and colleges.

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    ^^^ And the prisons.
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