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Springtime in New York

At lunch Friday with a magazine editor friend who has a place in Phoenicia, I was asked why I would want to spend a beautiful spring weekend in NY City...
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Musings On A September Mourning

It had been such a perfect summer. My wife Posie and I decided not to travel abroad this year but to stay local and make the most of all that...
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The New York Diner (and Drinker)

I don’t know whether to be proud or, frankly, embarrassed that I can fit quite so much in to my brief trips down to New York City. Does it make...
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Who Shot Rock & Roll

Making the most of my time back in the Old Borough, I spent a considerable chunk of last Friday at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, specifically checking out its new...
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All Hopped Up with Alan Vega

I’m just about to head down to “the City” for my reading/discussion tonight with Alan Vega of Suicide, at the Brooklyn Public Library’s central Grand Army Plaza location. I’m very...
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Why Brooklyn Bowl is New York’s Best (new club)

1) SPACE Some of the best clubs in the world are small. Brooklyn Bowl is not one of them. At 33,000 feet, with soaring ceilings, it would be considered a...
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The Catskills and Brooklyn… It’s hard to keep a secret

There’s a fascinating story in the current Phoenicia Times/Olive Press on the growing connection between Brooklyn and the Phoenicia area. Paul Smart’s article centers around the new (to the Catskills)...
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Summer In the City (and the Country):

You might not know it by the weather, but we are officially now in the middle of summer – and if you need proof, look no further than the amount...
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