New York City, 1977 – Out of the chaos emerged one of the most creative times any city has ever encountered. From the South Bronx came hip hop. From the Lower East Side, the thrashing guitars of punk. And all over the city, a disco revolution was underway. Elaborate, finely crafted graffiti art decorated the subway cars and break-dancers shimmied in the streets. The sexual revolution was in full swing.
I highly recommend the documentary NY77 (The Coolest Year In Hell), about New York in 1977 – with a focus on the music scene (punk rock, disco, rap) as well as the state of the city, mayor elections, black outs, when Soho was almost abandoned, Lower East Side was the place not to be, The Bronx was burned down to the ground and Times Square was the place for ‘anything goes’! A great look into the past of the city!
Views from Manhattanhenge, New York City's coolest sunset of the year 'A unique urban phenomenon in the world, if not the universe.'Around 300 people are crowded at the edge of 42nd street and 2nd avenue in Manhattan with cameras, selfie sticks, smartphones, tripods, and GoPros in hand.
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