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WRITE ON NEW YORK Everyone needs a great website. Ladies-of-the-night in the Midwood section of Brooklyn are proud of their pages, thanks to an English professor. I shall call him Spencer. He is sixty-something with distinguished brow and short-cropped gray hair. Tenured at a city university, he comes to Brooklyn to teach the classics. One… Read more »

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WRITE ON NEW YORK Men become mythology in the mind of a single writer and that mythology turns into stories. And so I was reminded a few days ago when I had an 8 a.m. meeting in Manhattan and, rather than struggling with slush and erratic Q train service, decided to stay overnight at the… Read more »

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There’s a wine bar on practically every corner in New York. But just because there’s a couple smooching at the one in your ‘hood right now doesn’t mean that it should become your go-to date spot. In a social city, you’re not just judged on your kissability but also on the locale you choose. I… Read more »

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After facing the trials of her own big-city move post-university, Sarah Hill realized that there was a real need for reliable information and support tailored to young professionals and students who are moving to New York City for the first time. These newcomers face a unique set of issues including social, professional and financial issues…. Read more »

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Megan here with an update for the curious! OMG I love Kleinfeld’s. Seriously.If you are getting married, call them now. You always hear horror stories about girls who have a miserable dress-shopping experience, but I cannot say enough about their service and professionalism. I had been shopping a few weeks earlier at Amsale,  and Gabriella  with my mum, my… Read more »

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Fans of Emblem Three, the new alternative pop sensation, will be taking over Time Square for a day of positivity this weekend and are asking everyone in New York to join in to help spread peace and happiness around the world. This Saturday, April 13th between 2:15 pm – 6:00 pm fans will meet on… Read more »

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When it comes to Pizza, Pasta, or just amazingly great Italian food and served at its freshest and finest Williamsburg has the best family style Italian restaurant in the tri- state area. Possibly even the United States. Yes, we know many Restaurants in Manhattan, and love them but this one in Williamsburg we are talking excellence… Read more »

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Hi Megan here, the Bride to -be in residence at Ask a New Yorker.com and now some more of my pre- wedding thoughts. I am reading and re-reading everything about weddings, and there’s a lot out there. From this New York Times article to this Huffington Post article, it seems like everyone is talking about weddings.  What’s up with that?  Obviously I want… Read more »

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Hi Megan here again. Last week I introduced myself as the Ask a New Yorker bride in waiting and now here’s more backstory on my big day to be. Now that we’ve properly met (the Internet counts, right?), it’s only appropriate to share my engagement story with you!  After dating for just shy of a year and half (8… Read more »