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Things To Do During A New York Heatwave, Part II

Wish you could be on a beach somewhere cooler than here But be glad you didn’t book a holiday through British Airways From Heathrow ________________ Get the hell out of...
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Things To Do During A New York Heatwave

Go house hunting. For houses with built-in air-conditioning. And swimming pools. Hey, you can dream. Talking of which, wonder why you can’t be going to the Mediterranean this weekend When,...
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Miriam Comes to 5th Avenue’s Rescue

A couple of weeks ago, only a lack of free time prevented me writing a diatribe about the restaurants on Park Slope’s happening 5th Avenue. My negativity was spawned by...
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Friday Phun

Enough with the war-time postings. The Village Voice has gone all Brit-pop on us this week. First, this week’s full-page Voice “essay” greets us with that famous picture of Tony...
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…Though This May Make You Smile…

Over the course of five days up in the hills, I don’t think I raised my voice once. I didn’t see a single argument at the Culture Festival. And road...
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Bid For The Best

London wins the 2012 Olympic Bid and thousands go mad in Trafalgar Square. New York fails in its bid, and a few dozen people shrug their shoulders for the TV...
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Independence Daze

We watched the fireworks last night from a friend’s rooftop in Williamsburg, accompanied by turntables and a considerable spread of food and drink. Thanks Amanda. Campbell, as the lone kid...
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Independence Day O’Connor

More experienced political journalists than myself will have far more detailed reactions to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s resignation from the Supreme Court than I can possibly offer. Not least amidst...
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