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Kayaking to Randall's Island

“Do you want to go kayaking on Saturday,” I asked.

Ben started to think, “Um . . .”

I quickly interjected, “The correct answer is yes.” 475 more words

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One does not complain, it is “Kvetching,” which is a whole other thing.

- photo by Mitch Waxman

Several comments received both here, at your Newtown Pentacle, and in the real world “meatspace” have opined that your humble narrator spends too much time complaining about this or that. 325 more words

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Swiss National Day

July 26, 2014

Just one of the ways I’m preparing for my exchange this fall: celebrating Swiss National Day hosted by the Swiss Consulate General of New York.

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Mix Of The Weekend: Cashmere Cat's PS1 Warm-Up Mix

Today, I’m heading over to MoMA PS1 to watch Cashmere Cat, Goldlink & friends turn the art museum’s backyard into one of LIC’s famous day parties. 121 more words


G Subway Line Shuts Down For 5 Weeks For Superstorm Sandy Repairs

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A portion of the G subway line that connects Brooklyn and Queens has been shut down and will remain out of service for five weeks. 380 more words


Law Passes Requiring Audible Alarms On Doors Of Schools With Special Needs Programs

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York City Council has unanimously approved a bill requiring audible alarms on doors in schools with special needs programs. 254 more words


Highest New York Court Overturns Ban on Large Sized Sodas

Awhile back we published a blog post that discussed New York City’s ban on soda sizes that were 16 ounces or greater. Former Mayor, Michael Bloomberg proposed the ban to the City Council and sent it to the Board of Health, which unanimously approved the ban in September 2012. 221 more words

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