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New York Beginnings

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    How the Long Fuse on Chelsea’s Art Boom Was LitBack when the High Line was a derelict place to do drugs, the enigmatic Dia Art Foundation began the neighborhood’s transformation.
  2. Not That Long Ago, New York Really Was Governed From a Smoke-filled BackroomAs late as 1989, an undemocratic entity called the Board of Estimate made the city’s key decisions. When it was banned, a new political era was born.
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    How to Succeed in Advertising (and Transform the Internet While You’re At It)Programmatic built the modern internet. And Right Media, inventors of the first ad exchange, built programmatic advertising.
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    The Birth of the Park Slope Food CoopHow a food-loving community center became the most infamous — and best — grocery store in America.
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    The Crime-Fighting Program That Changed New York ForeverIs CompStat’s main legacy safe streets or stop and frisk?
  6. ‘Eight Loving Arms and All Those Suckers.’How Angels in America put Roy Cohn into the definitive story of AIDS.
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    The Brooklyn Bar Where Everybody’s Just Looking for LoveThe enduring charm of a dive bar where everyone feels like they might get laid.
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    How a Group of Computer Geeks and English Majors Transformed Wall StreetIn the 1980s, a quiet hedge fund located above a Marxist bookstore launched a revolution that would change finance (and give us Amazon).
  9. The Megamall–Hotel–Condo–Concert Hall That Ate New York CityTime Warner Center and the West Side it made.
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    Where We Dwell: How DJ Premier Changed the Sound of Hip-Hop in New YorkThe story of the Texan producer who defined the sound of rap music in New York.
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    The Park Slope ‘Blue Hat’ Incident, 10 Years LaterExamining a notorious moment in Brooklyn parenting.
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    The Director and the Pharaoh: How Thomas Hoving Created the Museum BlockbusterWhen King Tut became a celebrity.
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    How Food Network Turned Big-city Chef Culture Into Middle-America Pop CultureIn the early ’90s, a no-budget television network in midtown Manhattan transformed unknown cooks into full-blown celebrities.
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    The Birthplace of American VintageHow East Village shop Limbo made secondhand clothes cool.
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    The Life and Death of a Radical SisterhoodFifty years ago, a group of women convened in New York with one clear goal: Dismantle the patriarchy. Their struggle feels all too contemporary.
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    How Total Request Live Created the Boy-Band Boom and Saved MTV (for a While)A history of the show that ate Times Square.
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    How Street Meat Conquered New YorkChicken, rice, white sauce, and turf wars: The early ’90s origins of the sidewalk feast that defines the city.
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    The Oral History of Seinfeld’s ‘The Contest’Larry David & Co. remember when the sitcom mastered its domain.