New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractions—and enough personality—to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
The Thing is an ever-growing mass of $2 vinyl, appliances, magazines and whatever else its proprietors find. Though searching the utterly disorganized piles almost requires spelunking gear, customers often unearth the valuable and unusual. Plus, the enthusiastic, knowledgeable—and, sure, quirky—staff will be glad to chat about underground music.