Tag Archives: New York City

Thanks, Dad, for Nurturing My Travel Habit

A portion of my love for travel is innate. But it wouldn’t have been fully realized without my father. A travel essay for my dad, on Father’s Day. Continue reading

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Woody Allen Made Me a New Yorker

I had always been attracted to New York, but after seeing Woody Allen’s films, I fell in love with it. In fact, if it weren’t for Woody, I might not have ever moved to this glorious city. (If you keep reading, you’ll find a list of some of my favorite Woody Allen NYC film locations.) 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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Where to Eat Now: Dine In Brooklyn, March 15-25

Brooklyn Restaurant Week. Favorite places to save with $20.10 3-course lunches and $25 3-course dinners, March 15-25, 2010. 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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Keith Haring: 20 Years Since His Death, Where to Find Haring Art in NYC

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Keith Haring, downtown NYC artist phenom of the 1980s. I can’t believe it’s two decades already since he succumbed to AIDS. So in honor of Keith Haring, his artwork and his activism, here’s a list of a few places where you can still see his public works in New York City. Continue reading

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5 Obscure Things to Do in New York City for $5 or Less

Five off-the-beaten-path things to do and see in New York City that cost $5 or less. Continue reading

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