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Upgrade Your Peek For Free

New Yorkers are still on edge from the swine flu outbreak but never fear. We’ll march on and keep communicating, ignoring all crosswalk signals that may get in our way. If you happen to own the Peek email device, stop by Gallway Hooker in NYC today and the Peek crew will upgrade your device to the Peek Pronto free of ...

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Prankster Screws with Crosswalk LEDs

This has to be one of the best street pranks ever. Spotted on the streets of Manhattan, some urban prankster had the ingenious idea of altering the “stop” hand of a traditional crosswalk light to resemble a hand flipping the bird instead. Want to cross the street? Fuck off! No really, just go away. Viva las vandalism! This is so ...

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Pop Up Vitamin Water Store

Look, I’m not going to lecture you about what you should be eating or drinking. I don’t know how your lifestyle works. But I can tell you this: Vitamin Water won’t make you thin but if you are big on the soda and junk food, it’s a good way to start weening yourself off that crap. Those of you in ...

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New York’s Sky Garage

New York City is home to a lot of things. The Mets, Mario and Luigi, Bryant Park. One thing that always flies here, however, is luxury. No matter the cost, you can always build something bigger and better. Such is the case with a set of new apartments in Chelsea. 200 11th Avenue will get an in-house car elevator that ...

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NYC Toy Fair: Got Game?

Even though we act like adults, some of us are still kids at heart. The Kotaku boys have done a fantastic roundup of the current NYC Toy Fair and some of the goodies they found are enough to make guys of any age scream with joy. For instance, check out the detail on the Dead Space action figure of Isaac ...

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Check Out The Times Square NYE Ball

Living in New York, you’d think I’d be pretty excited for New Year’s Eve and all. After all, millions of people cram into Times Square to see The Jonas Brothers play their hits and to watch the famous ball drop. This year, the ball will feature over 16 million colors, 2668 Waterford Crystals and 32,256 LEDs. Yes, over thirty-two thousand ...

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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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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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