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New York, New York

Sylvan Terrace

A discreet little stairway on St. Nicholas Avenue leads to a quaint and unexpected cobblestone street of 19th century wooden rowhouses.
New York, New York

Collyer Brothers Park

Harlem park dedicated to compulsive hoarders killed by their own junk.
Queens, New York

Flux Factory

Offbeat arts organization that hosts exhibitions, events, and explorations.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

The factory for the popular Dumbo location, the Greenpoint shop is a quiet gem.
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

A graffiti Mecca welcoming artists from around the world.
Queens, New York

Steinway Piano Factory

Piano-making empire filled with 200-year-old steam machines still churning out 1,000 instruments a year.
Brooklyn, New York

Dead Horse Bay

First a horse rendering plant, then a 19th century landfill, this beach is full of glass from thousands upon thousands of broken bottles.
Brooklyn, New York

Greenpoint Savings Bank

Neoclassical bank designed by NY architects Helmle & Huberty.
Brooklyn, New York

Jalopy Theatre and School of Music

A community theatre in Brooklyn that brings Country to New York and New York to Country.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Ball Fields Food Vendors

This micro-industry of Latino cuisine along Red Hook's Ball Fields represents a victory in a food fight with the city.
Brooklyn, New York

Louis Valentino Jr. Park and Pier

Take in a rare, face-to-face glimpse of Lady Liberty at this tucked away Red Hook park.
Brooklyn, New York

New York Dock Co. buildings

Two monstrous warehouses. One now holds priceless works of art, the other stands abandoned and dilapidated.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

The longest continuous underwater road in North America was built at the insistence of Franklin Roosevelt.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Bait and Tackle Shop

A Red Hook dive bar that is holding onto its roots.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Houses

One of the largest public housing complexes in New York once visited by Eleanor Roosevelt.
Brooklyn, New York

McGovern Weir Greenhouse

One of only two remaining Victorian-era greenhouses in New York.
Brooklyn, New York

Minerva Monument

A curious friendship between two inanimate ladies.
New York, New York

Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
New York, New York

The Wishbones of McSorley's Old Ale House

Touching mementoes from those who didn't make it back from World War I still hang in one of New York's oldest bars.
New York, New York

Kenka

Make a tough dinner decision: Octopus wasabi roulette or bull penis?
New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
Palermo, Italy

Capuchin Monastery Catacombs

Catacombs with thousands of well-dressed mummies.