YouTubing: 1980s NYC Breakers

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Part of our job here at NY Press is to guide those of you who haven’t taken the masochistic path of actually living in NYC through the daily realities of this great metropolis. One important part of living in New York is learning its history. In this episode of NY Press YouTubing we expose you to one of the first mainstream reports of "a strange phenomenon known as breakdancing." If you’ve ever wished you lived in New York during the ’80s, turn off the TV/radio/cell phone, watch this video and imagine a golden age of dookie chains, fat laces and lambskin coats…