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Friday, April 3, 2015
Today's FrankieFunFact 4/3/2014
Words and photo by F LoBuono
Two rivers, the Hudson on the West side and the Harlem on the East, form the northern barrier of the island of Manhattan. The clash of the two rivers coming together create dangerous rip tides. Because of this, the original Dutch sellers called the area Spuyten Duyvil or "devils spout". I had previously believed that name to mean "devils elbow". I stand corrected.