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Great Expectorations: Public Spitting in New York City

Smatterings of clear, viscous liquid readily dot the streets and sidewalks of New York City. No, it’s not the rain. It’s spit. An anti-spitting ordinance has been in place in New York City since 1886, but some New Yorkers still … Continue reading

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What’s your umbrella etiquette?

With fall showers in full swing, now is a good time to discuss proper umbrella etiquette. Or rather, the lack thereof. On rainy days New Yorkers duke it out in the subway and on cramped sidewalks wielding colorful umbrellas as … Continue reading

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