Monthly Archives: November 2010

NYC Chocolate Show: How Sweet It Is

Chocolate makers from Japan to Sweden, Ecuador to Brooklyn came together to celebrate (and sell) the sweet stuff for four days from November 11-14 at the 13th annual Chocolate Show. Packed with people, the exhibit hall was a chocoholic’s dreams … Continue reading

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Waiting to Meet a Legend……

Anthony Martinez, 52 arrived at J&R Music World at 4pm to wait in line to meet the renowned producer Quincy Jones. This meet and greet session for fans was promoting Jones’s new book entitled “Q on Producing,” and his new … Continue reading

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New York City Construction Gets An Art Lesson

New York is a city of perpetual construction. Whether it’s fixing up old buildings or creating new ones, it’s hard to pass a block without seeing some sort of construction being worked on. But just because one day the completed … Continue reading

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Books and Friends Find a Haven in Fort Greene

Greenlight Bookstore, located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, is an independent bookstore with a neighborhood focus that offers small time authors the opportunity to launch their books in a more intimate and casual environment. Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall: Graffiti’s Innocuous Presence

Graffiti, one of the most controversial forms of modern “art,” is rampant in large cities such as New York. While at one point in time graffiti seemed like a strong indicator that the neighborhood was going down hill, now many don’t seem to mind it at all. Continue reading

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Can Art Helps New York’s Homeless and Hungry

Can-not believe it’s art? In 1962 Andy Warhol created a series of 32 paintings of Campbell Soup cans. Exhibited in a row resembling a grocery store shelf the work caused controversy and debate across the art world about the ethics … Continue reading

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NYC’s Taxis of Today

Take a look at NYC’s iconic yellow taxis and the people who earn a living driving, renting and repairing them. Continue reading

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Describing Your NYC Dining Disasters: Our Poll Results

A few weeks ago we asked you, the readers, what you thought of New York City restaurants, and what has been your worst experience. We’ve recorded the results, and while they’re far from scientific, they do show some interesting things … Continue reading

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In Brooklyn, They Think They Can Dance

By 7:30 Tuesday morning, a line was already wrapped around the
corner of Lafayette Ave and Ashland Pl in Fort Greene. Dancers from as far away as
Nova Scotia gathered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music for day two of
auditions for the reality show So You Think You Can Dance. Continue reading

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Toys for Tots Run Brings Out ECCA’s Best

Classic car buffs got into the holiday spirit last weekend, as the Queens-based East Coast Car Association held its 12th annual toy run to benefit St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 14. About 110 cars and motorcycles departed from … Continue reading

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