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Mosaic Man Decorates New York One Tile At A Time

(Vimeo Link) The Mosaic Man has been a mainstay of street art in New York for over 30 years, applying his intricate tile mosaics to light posts all over the East Village. This Etsy: Handmade Portraits documentary takes a fascinating look at the life and works of the Mosaic Man Jim Power, showing how his unique works, [...]

“Rent Is Too Damn High Candidate” Facing Eviction

If by anything you may be familiar with “The Rent is Too Damn High” presidential candidate Jimmy McMillan from when he was parodied on Saturday Night Live. Well it seems that real life is more absurd then any sketches as the real McMillan who’s only platform is lowering the cost of rent is now being [...]

Aboard the L Train, Luncheon Is Served

Imagine a fancy luncheon -served on a subway train! That’s exactly what happened in New York City on Sunday, aboard the L train bound for Brooklyn. The guests only knew they were there for an “underground dining experience.” What they got was an experience, all right. The event was the work of several supper clubs, and [...]

Win A Fiesta Tomorrow!

We’re less than 24 hours away now! Tomorrow morning, at precisely 10:30am, we will announce your four starting locations right here on this blog (also on the following Twitter accounts: @mental_floss, @neatorama, @resila The locations will be roughly around the Upper West Side, the Upper East Side, the West Village and the East Village. Once we tell [...]

NYC QR Code Hunt Details

It’s almost time for our big QR Code Hunt in NYC! Who’s almost ready to win a new car?! On Tuesday morning, at pricesly 10:30am, we will announce your four starting locations right here on this blog (also on the following Twitter accounts: @mental_floss, @neatorama, @resila The locations will be roughly around the Upper West Side, the [...]