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Books

Amiable with Big Teeth: 7 Important Books from the Harlem Renaissance

In the first half of the 20th century, the Harlem Renaissance resulted in an array of outstanding and groundbreaking art, including these 7 books.

Culture

Future of Princess Leia Hangs in the Balance Following Fisher’s Death

Carrie Fisher's death leads to questions about the role of Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise. This and more in today's Daily Blunt.

Culture

Bellevue: Treat Yourself to a Tour of NYC’s Oldest Hospital

Three centuries of medicine and mayhem can be found in the rich history of Bellevue, the nation's oldest public hospital.

Illustrations

6 Short and Sweet Opinions on City Life From Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs tended to the souls of cities and she had a lot to say on the matter, including a perfectly reasonable rant against Lincoln Center in New York.

Interviews

A Q&A with Robert Kanigel on His Biography of Jane Jacobs

Robert Kanigel shares his motivations for writing a biography on Jane Jacobs, a woman who worked for architectural justice in New York City in the 1960s.

Culture

The Nasty, Little-known Turf Wars of Chinatown, NYC

Author Scott D. Seligman walks us through the hidden history of the crime-ridden, gang-infested streets of Chinatown 100 years ago.