Category Archives: New York City

Rats

Recently watched Morgan Spurlock’s Rats documentary. Highly recommended  

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Blizzard 2005

Whenever I mentioned to anyone that I was going to give NYC a try, without fail the immediate reaction was “but it’s so cold there!” Erm. DUH! Do you move to Phoenix and then complain about the heat? Do you … Continue reading

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Manhattan Bridge

I know I know, everyone loves the Brooklyn Bridge, and yeah, I do too, but I can’t help but be drawn to its next door neighbor. I heart the flat blue color (officially called “dusty blue”) and the relatively delicate … Continue reading

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And into NYC

The weather held out all the way through except for the last hundred miles in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Apparently it got so cold overnight, that when I hit the front windshield with the defroster, the small crack (that was … Continue reading

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JFK’s Terminal 5 to reopen

Victory for everyone! JetBlue and the NY Port Authority have agreed to reopen the TWA terminal at JFK airport (one of my fave NYC buildings if not one of my faves period) while building a new terminal directly behind it. … Continue reading

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Manhattanhenge

This is the coolest trivia item ever. I’m also annoyed that I’ll just miss the July 12 event. Besides it being the start of the summer, today is very special: The sun will set in the centerline of every NYC … Continue reading

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Outta here

it was a fight between me and the city and it happily resulted in a draw. Can’t wait to go back – would love to go out for Christmas. If anything, there’s still a lot of food left out there! … Continue reading

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Shoot Me – NYC edition Part 3

Train out to Queens. Peeking in at a Mets game. Wandering around Worlds Fair site. Big Genius in Brooklyn. They’re an art supply store, an internet cafe, a coffee bar, and they sell videos of 60s-era garage rock bands.

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Worlds Fair

Saw Comets On Fire last night (one sentence review: they were OK in 3 minute intervals, but not necessarily for a full show) and caroused around with folks until very late. Trucker hat count of 4, including an awesome sighting … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Art Museum and wandering

Finally some non-ILX time to roam the city. First stop is the Brooklyn Art Museum to catch the pulp art exhibit that I blogged about earlier. Nice show, and absolutely huge – lots of covers that I recognized from the … Continue reading

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