|The Front Page
You can read over 300 front pages from 43 countries at the Newseum website. Today, for example, in Pennsylvania, the Williamsport Sun-Gazette's big headline is Cicadas a No-Show, the Cheyenne, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle goes with Wal-Mart Protests New Road, while the Iran Daily out of Tehran runs Iran Working For Indigenous Nuclear Technology.
On Your Doorstep
Mitchell's Home Delivery Service is a family-run company that's been in business for over 50 years. They'll deliver any of over 22,000 local, national, and international publications. Along with your paper, you can get milk, water, soda, breads, bagels, and pet foods. Call for pricing: 212.594.6397 (newspapers), 212.279.6455 (food).
Search any of 15 million articles from the NY Times archive dating back to 1851. Abstracts are free, single articles are $2.95, though you can buy in larger quantities at discount. They're delivered as PDFs. An amazing resource…You can also browse through the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (1841-1902) for free, courtesy of the Brooklyn Public Library here…And of course the NY Public Library has a great stash.
In The Papers
One of NY1's most popular segments is the In the Papers segment with anchor Pat Kiernan, a roundup of the city's daily editions. If you missed it before you left for work, you can watch it online here.
Hometown News for Road Warriors
Newspaper Direct provides daily digital reproductions (in their original format) of over 170 papers from 45 countries, so you can read your hometown paper, for example, wherever you are in the world. One newspaper costs $10 a month. More here.
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Madison Square Park
A follow-up to yesterday's piece on Madison Square Park. You can learn more about the park and its history by getting a copy of Madison Square, The Park and Its Celebrated Landmarks by Miriam Berman (Gibbs Smith, $34.95).