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Getting Reacquainted with the Library Lions, Patience and Fortitude

Posted March 6, 2014 at 11:00 am

Some new bar called Patience and Fortitude might be angling for the Lower East Side, but the namesake Lions at the Library came first and have been lounging in Midtown for over 100 years. Since May 23, 1911, Patience and Fortitude have flanked the steps of one of the most beautiful Beaux Arts buildings in New […]

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Cruel or Cool: Meet the Hot Pink Dog

Posted August 1, 2013 at 12:18 pm

File this under punk rock … or cruelty to animals.

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LES Heritage Film Series Returns to Seward Park Library with “Desperately Seeking Susan”

Posted November 20, 2012 at 11:19 am

It’s the third Tuesday of November, so you know what that means.

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Lower East Side Heritage Film Series: Jarmusch’s “Permanent Vacation”

Posted June 19, 2012 at 11:19 am

Even though season 2 of the original LES Heritage Film Series concluded last week, its monthly 80s spinoff screening continues tonight with the work of a cult icon.

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Lower East Side Heritage Film Series Ends 2nd Season Tonight

Posted June 5, 2012 at 11:29 am

The second successful season of the Lower East Side Heritage Film Series draws to a close tonight.

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Lower East Side Heritage Film Series: Regeneration

Posted May 1, 2012 at 11:24 am

Tonight is the seventh installment in the second season of the Lower East Side Heritage Film Series at the Seward Park Branch Library.

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NYPL Unveils “Stereogranimator” to Create GIFs from Archived Stereographs

Posted January 27, 2012 at 6:45 am

The city institution unveiled a cool web application that allows users to mine the archives of some 40,000 stereographs and create animated GIF files.

LES Heritage Film Series Presents “Punking Out” & “Wino” at Seward Park Library

Posted December 6, 2011 at 6:18 am

Tonight is the second installment in the sophomore season of the LES Heritage Film Series at the Seward Park Library.

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Recap: Rick Rubin & Russell Simmons at New York Public Library

Posted October 17, 2011 at 10:19 am

Friday evening at the New York Public Library in Bryant Park, downtown took midtown to school on the birth of modern-day hip-hop.

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