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July 12, 2013 7:28 AM   Subscribe

Finding the Quiet City. Related Article and all 728 submissions
posted by roomthreeseventeen (6 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

 
I misplaced my headphones the other day, so I tossed in some foam earplugs for the train ride to work today and it was amazing. I think I'm going to make it a habit.
posted by frijole at 9:07 AM on July 12, 2013


Ugh the NYT sometimes does such cool things and I'm really envious I'm going to spend the rest of my day filming the wind and empty stretches of road and shadows dappling pavement and stuff.
posted by onwords at 9:42 AM on July 12, 2013


Shhhh!
posted by unwordy at 11:30 AM on July 12, 2013


As a native New Yorker... these people have got to be kidding me on at least half of those locations on the map. Union Square as a quiet place? Anywhere on the East River near the bridges? Are these people partially deaf?
posted by The Biggest Dreamer at 12:07 PM on July 12, 2013 [1 favorite]


Awesome! Reminds me I really need to get to Roosevelt Island one of these days, it's been on my list for years.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 12:18 PM on July 12, 2013


The Society for the Suppression of Unnecessary Noise. Great interview/article on the artist/historian Hillel Schwarz and his relationship to Noise in New York.
posted by artof.mulata at 11:07 PM on July 12, 2013


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