A Year In New York

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Day 87: The Bridge Between Grim and Good

September 23rd, 2008 · 5 Comments

My friend Kimberly, an actress and writer, is visiting and we went for a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. Kimberly is a buxom redhead with a dramatic flair. She’s also a native New Yorker whose stories fueled my own Manhattan dreams: drinks on a patio with clever creative types, cobbling a life together from the […]

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Tags: Sights & Scenes · Why I Hate This Town

Day 27: Nothing to Gush About

July 23rd, 2008 · 4 Comments

This afternoon I went to check out Olafur Eliasson’s “New York City Waterfalls.” They have the art critics as excited as kids dancing around a Harlem fire hydrant, but frankly they just made me homesick for the real thing. All four of the installations can be seen from the tip of Pier 17. I stood […]

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Tags: East Coast v. West Coast · Museums & Art · Sights & Scenes · Why I Hate This Town