Take a trip to 17th-century NYC, why the 2nd Avenue Subway isn't so great after all, and more

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Hear what Manhattan would have sounded like in the 17th century (Gothamist)

One UES local on why the new 2nd Avenue subway station isn't all it's cracked up to be (LLNYC)

How one New Yorker has leveraged his handyman skills into decades of free rent (NYT)

The Comptroller's office has released an extensive new report on NYC gentrification between 2000 and 2015 (CityLab)

Is Cuomo going to relieve us from the hell that is Penn Station? (NYT)

Instead of gargoyles on the side of a building, why not emojis? (NYP)

Why not use Pee Wee's Playhouse as a source of decor inspiration? (Apartment Therapy)

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