A Year In New York

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Day 365: 11 Things New York Taught Me

June 30th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Today I’ve been running last-minute errands and pondering what it all means, spending a year in New York City. I’ve worn through a lot of shoe leather in this crazy town and learned some hard lessons,  and now it’s time for me to pass those lessons on to you. Here goes: 1. The World Won’t […]

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Tags: Deep Thoughts · East Coast v. West Coast · Encounters with Nature · Getaways · Sights & Scenes · The Rat Race · Urban Survival · Why I Hate This Town · Why I Love This Town

Day 80: Pickle Day: A Moment in Brine

September 15th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Yesterday the foodies converged on the Lower East Side for International Pickle Day. What, you missed it? I went by the merest coincidence and found that thousands of people had beat me to it, strolling Orchard Street in the sun and stabbing at the sample trays with toothpicks. A jazzy trio played. Sales of pickle-themed […]

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Tags: Dining · Entertainment · Sights & Scenes · Why I Love This Town