April 05, 2012 at 4:00 am

What do you do with the stuff you no longer want? The Salvation Army is a charitable option for things not too well past their wear. Craigslist is great if you want to recoup a few bucks and maybe make a personal connection. In handling its own cast-offs, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has found a solution, much to nostalgia collectors’ […]

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April 03, 2012 at 4:00 am

In the 2001 film, “Kate and Leopold,” a 19th century man is transported to modern-day New York. You’re not likely to discover a time-bending wormhole underneath the East River, but if you fancy reliving the past, WFUV’s Cityscape has surfaced several New Yorkers who you might like to meet.

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