Monthly Archives: October 2010
Meet The Mess
When Omar Minaya took over the day to day operations as Mets General Manager, he promised that his remake of “Los Mets” would deliver a championship. What happened instead? 3 straight division collapses, two lost seasons, a shady firing of … Continue reading
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Hurry, the scourge of America?
Fill out the survey on NYC hurry! Continue reading
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An Apple a Day Keeps Bloomberg Away (survey included!)
A post and survey about NYC’s efforts to get citizens to eat right…or else. Continue reading
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Fast Versus Slow Walkers in New York City
A great divide stands between fast walkers and slow walkers in New York City, but what is it that makes someone fast or slow? Continue reading
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Ahhhh Saggy Pants. Once the domain of returnees from elite boarding schools and the recently released from Rikers. Now the rage of the old money rich on Fifth Avenue. They say Adam Smith was the first to love his down … Continue reading
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Why are New York City area airports so pesky?
Flying off to a new locale, going to visit friends or attending a family event is always exciting if you’re not flying through any of the New York City airports. Delays, delays and more delays are likely to occur if … Continue reading
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Crowded NYC Subway Not an Excuse for Groping
I didn’t know what a ‘subway groper’ was until last week. I have to admit it because I found out the answer the hard way. On Tuesday Oct. 5th, I was late for class… Continue reading
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New York City Dining Disasters
There are more than 24,000 restaurants in New York City, ranging from $100 a head sampling dinners served by celebrity chefs to themed tourist traps to hole in the wall places with crazy concepts. But with all that good food … Continue reading
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Prospect Park West bike lane—Love it or hate it?
I wanted to create a survey to see how other New Yorkers experience bike lanes, and thought I would restrict my query to the one-summer old example along Prospect Park West—which offended the motorist in me on a recent Sunday drive. Continue reading
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