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December 12th In NYC History

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1658...Stone Street becomes the first paved street in pre-Colonial New Amsterdam when cobblestones are laid after residents complain about horses kicking up dust and dirtying windows.

1895...The New York City Police Department establishes a bicycle squad to protect pedestrians from careless cyclists.

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