“Even for normally unflappable New Yorkers, the news that Harlem’s Frederick Douglass Boulevard was named “Neighbourhood of the Year” by the popular real estate blog Curbed was event-worthy. Beating far more bourgeois districts such as Manhattan’s West Village and Brooklyn’s Williamsburg, the early January accolade was confirmation that Harlem is ready for its real estate close-up.” —from a FT article from the ex. still, good read tho.
“It’s definitely harder falling out of love than it is falling in love. It’s like losing weight: You can put it on in seconds, but it takes weeks and months to get it off.” —aretha.
“tip: if you have evernote, you can use it to screen shot a PDF of any nytimes article before the annoying dig sub pop blocker shows up.” —moi. yes, im bootlegging news. your welcome.
“My main concern is this was not entertainment coming in here today. This was a competition and I thought we came with that mentality.” —Doc Rivers on going up 3-0 over the Knicks. NYC is my hometown but Celtics are my team. proud of them.
“McCarthy’s new gig sounds a bit like Robertson’s. The editor-hacker may well be the future of journalism. But it’s broader than a few new gigs for reporters. We’re soaking in a sea of data. Computers are good at processing bits. Humans, on the other hand, like stories. Instead of spewing out ones and zeros, let’s connect the dots. What took Google so long?” —Owen Thomas (via soupsoup)