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Tuesday Notes for February 13th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for February 13th, 2024
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This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the biggest cultural stories of the day.

Culture

Before Central Park, There Was Seneca Village — How The Largest Community of Black Property Owners in NY Was Lost

Before Central Park, There Was Seneca Village — How The Largest Community of Black Property Owners in NY Was Lost
Seneca Village. Photo courtesy of Central Park Conservancy. By Gus Saltonstall In the 1950s, multiple communities of color on the

The Pop Culture Winners and Losers of Super Bowl LVIII

The Pop Culture Winners and Losers of Super Bowl LVIII
While Taylor Swift lived out a real love story, another pop superstar saved us from what was shaping up to be a pretty niche Super Bowl Sunday

Art

Virtual Reality Brought Van Gogh’s Masterpieces to Life and Broke the Musée d’Orsay’s Attendance Records

Virtual Reality Brought Van Gogh’s Masterpieces to Life and Broke the Musée d’Orsay’s Attendance Records
The Musée d’Orsay set a record attendance of 793,556 visitors to its exhibition ‘Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise’.

Business x Tech

African Streamer Showmax’s CEO on Doubling Down on Originals, How Africa Surprises Hollywood Folks

African Streamer Showmax’s CEO on Doubling Down on Originals, How Africa Surprises Hollywood Folks
Marc Jury discusses the appeal of the English Premier League, the challenges of serving 44 markets across sub-Saharan Africa, working with Comcast and why his team is expanding original content at a time when U.S. streamers have become more cautious.

Sports

Andy Reid had discussed postseason overtime strategy with Chiefs' analytics coordinator

Andy Reid had discussed postseason overtime strategy with Chiefs’ analytics coordinator
The Chiefs’ new postseason overtime rule, guaranteeing both teams a possession even if the team that receives the overtime kickoff scores a touchdown, was put to the test for the first time in Super Bowl LVIII.

Sneakers

The New Balance 550 Receives a “Salt Marsh” Colorway for Spring
New Balance 550 “Salt Marsh” sports a smooth and perforated leather construction with salt marsh hits throughout. Head to Nice Kicks for more.
First Look at the Upcoming Air Jordan 12 GS “White/Vapor Green”
Jordan Brand has a new grade school-exclusive Air Jordan 12 on the way. Learn about the Air Jordan 12 GS “White/Vapor Green” on Nice Kicks.
The adidas AE 1 “All-Star” Releases Soon
The adidas AE 1 “All-Star” is ready for Indy. Learn more about the upcoming adidas AE 1 “All-Star” on Nice Kicks.

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