Tag Archives: New york

NYC Is Going Green With LED Street Lamps

The Department of Transportation for NYC is working closely with the Office for Visual Interaction to try and replace all of the cruddy old street lamps desecrating the city’s power supply and visual appeal. These ultra-efficient LED lamps possess multiple light lenses which provides the surroundings with two light sources for each lamp. With less power usage and a longer ...

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Our Apologies For The Technical Difficulties

Oh boy. Remember the other day how I went off on a rant about Time Warner Cable? Well the technician finally came today and while he got the modem working again, my download speed was ~200kbps and websites just would NOT load. After calling techs and getting hung up on, I called and went to cancel. They kept me as ...

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Time Warner Customer Service Rated Worst Ever

I haven’t had working Internet at my home since Sunday morning. Know why? Because Time Warner Cable is pure shit. Their service is horrible but that’s not what I’m even bitching about today. Today, I’m declaring that Time Warner Cable is worse than Comcast or any other company in existence. Why? They outsource their customer service and after 4 calls ...

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iPhone 2.2 Update Makes NYC Life Easier

Living in New York, it’s quite frustrating when you just miss a train and are forced to wait for 25 minutes until the next one shows up. The latest iPhone update apparently can tell you when the next train departs when you use Google Maps. This is a really neat feature that I praise Google for doing. The real question ...

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Google Maps Advertising Hits New York Subway

It appears Google is advertising its Maps service on the New York City subway. I found these pictures on my buddy Nick’s Tumblr, thus leading me to believe that Google would prefer you to use the Maps service over Hopstop. Too bad it’s stuck on the shuttle train. Link

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The Freedom Tunnel

Here in New York, there’s a whole metropolis awaiting us underneath the street. There are rats that grow up to a foot in size and tunnels for graffiti artists to work in. One of these tunnels is called the Freedom Tunnel and it can be found underneath Riverside Park in Manhattan. The Freedom Tunnel is the name given by urban ...

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How Original!

Awwww! Looks like one of the graffiti babies in NYC got disgruntled and pissed off about the constant police state of the city. Way to be original, man! That Abu Ghraib stencil and cheesy line of text you stole from the MTA are about as original as teabagging a dude in Halo 3. We get it. Abu Ghraib was a ...

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Minitek Electronic Music Festival

For those of you who will be in New York during the second week of September, we suggest you come out and visit us at the Minitek Electronic Music Festival. It’ll feature a handful of different electronic performing artists, music, art, technology and more. It takes place September 12th through the 14th and will feature both an indoor and outdoor ...

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The Last HOPE Isn’t What You Think

I just listened to an older episode of Off The Hook and host Emmanuel Goldstein just explained that The Last HOPE conference is not literally the last HOPE conference ever to occur. It’s more for in conversation. Example: “Did you attend the Last HOPE conference?” “Yup!” With that cleared up, the next HOPE will be called, oddly enough, the Next ...

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Get ’em While They’re Hot!

If you go to Mets games frequently enough (season tickets, weekly plan, etc.), then you’ll be happy to know you’re entitled to purchase an authentic set of seats from Shea Stadium. It’s an exciting opportunity that will cost you $869 for a pair of seats but worth much more to the true baseball fan. Green, red, blue and orange seating ...

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