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How to Spend $100 Million

Brooklyn Makers is a showcase for the borough's creative output. Jewelry, above, by K. Hansen, Loose-leaf shirt at top by E for Effort.

7 Bucks burning a whole in your pocket? This free iOS app features offers from local businesses (bars in particular)
to help you with your $7 problem.

92Y's excellent Campaign for the American Conversation does a live stream tonight, 8pm—Andy Borowitz moderates a panel consisting of Jenny Allen, Jonathan Alter, Samantha Bee and Calvin Trillin, discussing the election. It will be available on 92Y's homepage, but you need to register here. The event is free, though you're encouraged to support the Y with small contribution.

Sharon Beesley, formerly of San Fran, writes the engaging
NYC Taught Me, about learning how to New York.

Humans of New York is photographer Brandon Stanton's
exhilarating, addictive collection of same.

Battery Rooftop Garden is about growing food way up high—35 floors above New York harbor.

Uptown Collective has been "preaching the Uptown Gospel" since 2010.
[Photo: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation]

Meatballs and Milkshakes is Italian food recipes from a local cooking teacher. We haven't read a recipe on the site we didn't want to make.
How to Spend $100 Million: As you have probably heard, John A. Paulson and the Paulson Family Foundation have given $100 million to the Central Park Conservancy. Now they can finally build the airport there*. How would you have the Conservancy spend the money? Weigh in over at our Facebook page.

(*Relax, it's an ironic proposal from a few years ago. )


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