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Old Feb 14th 2012, 12:59 am
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I've tried searching on the internet but to no avail. Does anyone know where in NYC one can pick up a British paper? I've called numerous newsagents and stores and none seem to have any. Barnes & Noble in the city do not carry newspapers either. ta!
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Old Feb 14th 2012, 3:09 am
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There are a few newsstands here and there that sometimes have them. I used to get them at 57th and 8th, but that was quite a few years ago.

Just get an iPad and subscribe online. The apps give you the same 'feel' of reading a paper, swiping pages, etc, but you don't get your fingers dirty (or end up paying $8 for a three day old copy of the Times).
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There are a few newsstands here and there that sometimes have them. I used to get them at 57th and 8th, but that was quite a few years ago.

Just get an iPad and subscribe online. The apps give you the same 'feel' of reading a paper, swiping pages, etc, but you don't get your fingers dirty (or end up paying $8 for a three day old copy of the Times).
Or if you've got a Kindle, use Calibre to scrape the online newspaper that sends it to your Kindle for free...create your own using the site RSS feeds if you can't see the paper in the program and if you need a subscription, you can put the deets into Calibre too.
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Old Feb 14th 2012, 3:40 am
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There are a few newsstands here and there that sometimes have them. I used to get them at 57th and 8th, but that was quite a few years ago.

Just get an iPad and subscribe online. The apps give you the same 'feel' of reading a paper, swiping pages, etc, but you don't get your fingers dirty (or end up paying $8 for a three day old copy of the Times).
I've got an Android tablet, I think The Times has an Android app so that works out in my favour. That's really the paper I miss the most - though I wouldn't mind having the Sunday Times in my actual hands.
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The big Hudson News at Grand Central carries several UK papers, but sells out early. There's a couple of places also I've seen them, one place up on the UES on, if memory serves, around 92nd and Lex plus one near the English shops in the West Village.

And if you're in Manhattan you can have the locally-printed edition of the Sunday Times delivered on Sundays.

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OMG, the Sunday Times, how I`ve missed you and all that Sunday ritual. The Washington Post is no substitute. I echo the last poster, I`ve seen British papers at Hudson News, but on Penn station.
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The big Hudson News at Grand Central carries several UK papers, but sells out early. There's a couple of places also I've seen them, one place up on the UES on, if memory serves, around 92nd and Lex plus one near the English shops in the West Village.

And if you're in Manhattan you can have the locally-printed edition of the Sunday Times delivered on Sundays.
Oh! I do live in Manhattan, where can I get the Sunday Times delivered? That would be amazing.
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Oh! I do live in Manhattan, where can I get the Sunday Times delivered? That would be amazing.
http://www.ocsmedia.co.uk/title_desc...title_code=UST

NYC zipcodes 100xx, 101xx and 102xx. Like I said, it's the US printed edition so it's not as big as in the UK but you do get the main news section, a sport/business section and a "best of the rest" section.
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I read the Sunday Times every Sunday in bed - direct from my ipad !! And you get ALL the sections.
So wonderful to have proper news. Worth buying an ipad just for this!
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