A terrific portrait of Brain Urlacher by Walter Iooss Jr. headlines Sports Illustrated’s retrospective photo gallery of the retiring star linebacker’s career.
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, May 20, 2013, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
The New York Times’ Pictures of the Day includes this beautiful image of Manhattan as the construction of One World Trade Center reached its symbolic height of 1,776 feet.
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Was one of Brooklyn’s finest in Harlem in 1939? This Sid Grossman photo of “Harlem Loiterers” from the Prints Collection at NYPL’s Schomburg Center for Research In Black Culture has created quite a stir since being posted to the Center’s Facebook page the other day. Why? Because the man on the right looks a heck of a lot like Jay-Z (for evidence, check out these photos of Jay-Z when he visited The New York Public Library in 2011). Cue Twilight Zone music, right? Schomburg’s Curator of Digital Collections Sylviane A. Diouf found the photo while researching an exhibition, and said, “I was immediately struck by the similarity to Jay-Z and actually laughed out loud … I still hope somebody will tell us who that you man really was.”
So is Jay-Z a time traveler? Is this someone else - anyone know who? What do you think?
After a successful Kickstarter campaign, she’s now launched a book called NY + London.
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As seen from flight from Toronto to New York. Being in a holding pattern was lucky for us with cameras.
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