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Inquiring Minds: Southampton’s Gin Lane ‘Cottages’

FOR TODAY’S CURBED HAMPTONS COLUMN, I interviewed Sally Spanburgh, local historian and author of a new book, The Southampton Cottages of Gin Lane (History Press). She’s also a blogger, and the book is an outgrowth of her 4-year-old blog about … Continue reading

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The Fascination of Faded Ads

Midtown Manhattan WHAT IS IT ABOUT those barely-there painted billboards of yesteryear you occasionally spot — often, perhaps, spot if you are purposefully looking for them — clinging to the sides of old buildings like ghosts of another era? Harlem … Continue reading

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