Last week, cloudy weather spoiled this year’s Manhattanhenge, the twice-annual phenomenon when the setting sun perfectly aligns with Manhattan’s east-west grid, affording a clear view of the sunset between skyscrapers.
Unsurprisingly, it’s the Instagram event of the year.
But now there’s reason to rejoice. Mapmakers CartoDB realized that as all neighborhoods have a Read More
The sunset tonight will be perfectly aligned with the street grid of Manhattan–meaning that, as it goes down, the sun will be fully visible on both sides of each one of the island’s cross streets (as the sun is with the stones of Stonehenge on the summer solstice). The other such day this Read More