Footage of a Park Slope fashion show at Fifth & 9th, from 1979 (Gothamist)
The Second Avenue bear attack of 1932 (Lost City)
And another, 70s related news item close to home. This week the Fourth Avenue station's eastern entrance was finally re-opened after a forty year closure (NY Post) . I've been eagerly awaiting this development. It will shave at least a couple of minutes off my daily commute, and save me the misery of Fourth Ave. rush-hour traffic.