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Posted on: December 30th, 2008 at 2:32 pm by

The MTA is considering four rate-hike options, all of which would make straphangers’ lives miserable [NYT]

A few choice spots where Jesus might save your hide [EVG]

The new Cooper Union building on the Bowery adds meshing to its exterior [Curbed]

Stone Street, located downtown between Pearl and South William Streets, was the first paved road in New Amsterdam [ENY]

Suba on Ludlow is the winner of the third annual Copa Jerez contest for the best sherry pairing in the United States [Feedbag via GS]

Kim’s extensive video collection is headed to a small town in Italy. All because this city treats its home-grown icons like crap [JVNY]

Just when you though NYU was checked by that whole Met Foods fiasco, they’ve struck again. This time the evil empire is seizing control of the church at 58 Washington Square South [LC]

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