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The Value of Urban Friction

I recently read Jonah Lehrer’s book Imagine: How Creativity Works.  There are several places in the book where I found myself highlighting key findings and bookmarking pages.   1,106 more words

Peter Lafarge - As Long as the Grass Shall Grow - Protest lyrics about the plight of the Native American Indians.

Through lies, cheating, small-pox, measles, murder, war and deception the Native American Indians were displaced, killed and side-lined so that the European settlers could have their land. 656 more words


Which street do you live on?

“Which street do you live on?” he asked as we thumbed through his paintings.

We tried to politely and succinctly explain that we don’t live around here, and that actually we don’t really live anywhere right now. 460 more words


Truffle tasting menu at Babbo

Nothing like a black truffle tasting menu lunch at Babbo in the Greenwich Village to start off a relaxing weekend:

Beef carpaccio with shiitake and parmigiano, showered with black truffles – paper thin beef paired with sharp, nutty cheese made for a flavorful but surprisingly light start… 91 more words

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RECAP: Stieber's NYC #CandySushi

As with any successful attempt at a zero-carb, zero-sugar, fat-free lifestyle (we promise we’re trying – check Instagram), the best way to reward a health streak is to break it. 252 more words


Rambler, Gambler, Soothsayer? Bob Dylan and Folk's Legacy

“Judas!” The slur echoed off the walls of Bob Dylan’s New Castle concert, filling every ear and fueling a growing tension. By 1966, an audience who had found its collective voice in Bob Dylan’s earlier prolific folk lyrics had grown incensed. 2,742 more words


Finding Shakespeare in Surprising Places

“I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs,dimensions, senses, affections, passions? Fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is?” 739 more words

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