Category Archives: General

Gerber Photo Contest: Monthly Prizes, $25K Scholarship, Print Ad Appearance

Gerber Generation Photo Contest, now through December 31, 2010. Monthly prizes include a Flip Video HD video camera. Grand prize winner appears in a print advertisement and receives a $25,000 scholarship. Continue reading

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Mario Embraces Meatless Mondays, and Helps Me Snag a New Clip

I learned of the Meatless Monday movement last week when it sent out a press release announcing that chef Mario Batali, notable lover of meat and owner of several meat-centric restaurants, including Babbo—where I savored the best pork chop of … Continue reading

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Another Classic NYC Hangout Bites the Dust

New York City nightlife certainly isn’t the same as it used to be. The Palladium site is now a New York University dorm; CBGB’s is an upscale John Varvatos boutique; and next week the former church that housed the Limelight … Continue reading

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Learn to Make Beer Buttercream, Gourmet Candies and Homemade Peeps!

Want to prepare for next week’s St. Patrick’s Day with something other than binge drinking this weekend? Or how about learning how to make your own peeps? My good friend Lauri Ditunno of Cake Alchemy, the New York–based custom cake … Continue reading

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Blasphemy! Most Employees Skip Vacation

Survey shows 66 percent of people didn’t use all their vacation time in 2009. Why this is a bad idea. Continue reading

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Management Lessons From Former Continental Airlines CEO

Management lessons from former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune. Continue reading

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Help Passports With Purpose Build a School in Cambodia

Help Passports With Purpose build a school in Cambodia. Continue reading

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Recent Articles of Mine Published Elsewhere

Recent article clips from TravelMusings and Incentive: Hot New Chicago Restaurants, Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Celebrity Chefs, New Sony VAIO Notebooks, Incentive Federation Meets on Capitol Hill, Samsung’s New DualView Digital Camera Continue reading

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A Belated R.I.P.: Hanne Darboven

In memory of German conceptual artist Hanne Darboven, who died in March 2009 after a long battle with cancer. Continue reading

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Pins and Needles

For months Maggie had been telling me about this great acupuncture doctor she had found in Beijing. She had been using the practice for years for ailments and aches from sports injuries, but this guy, Dr. Jhang, who is affiliated … Continue reading

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