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The beach bum and boating life are usually the providence of Florida or California. We don’t normally think of the metropolises of the Northeast to be home to the sun culture of people who live on boats or spend all of their time on beaches. But you can find some interesting seaside life right here… Read more »

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1. Brunch at The Bailey: When walking through the Financial District early on Sunday morning, you’ll spot a tour group or two, standing around taking pictures of the New York Stock Exchange – but will be surprised by just how barren downtown can be. Practically alone in this concrete wasteland, you’ll walk down Wall Street,… Read more »

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We all have to go there eventually – the dreaded Department of Motor Vehicles. Even if you don’t drive, you need some sort of identification — at the very least so you can buy booze without having to seem like a desperate teenager trying to justify not having an ID. I have a Florida license… Read more »

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Barbara Koning of the Examiner recently wrote a great piece about Social Media giant David Shapiro and his summer vacation share planning. The idea is so good and the article well written that we at AANY decided to repost it here in its entirety. Enjoy! As spring has finally sprung, it’s time for New Yorkers… Read more »

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This past weekend I drove the family to the Bronx Zoo to do a 5K. I say ‘do’ a 5K because the plan was for me to run the 5K and then join my wife and our baby girls to walk the 5K together, but fate (meaning oversleeping, traffic and general lateness) conspired against us…. Read more »

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New York City has no legal places to hunt, and it’s a good thing that we can’t start shooting geese in Central Park or pigeons in Prospect Park. Although one could probably bag a nice wild turkey in Inwood Hill Park if you’re patient enough, it would be a bad idea to take your shotgun… Read more »

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First the Mayor went after the cigarettes and this was a good thing. The the trans-fats and  super-sized drinks followed and there were mixed reviews Now, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is coming after the elevators but we say fix the subway system first. What about disabled people and mothers with strollers? Are they not allowed to travel? While City… Read more »

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Having successfully tightroped on a 2-inch-thick steel cable above the dry river bed near the Grand Canyon Nik Wallenda is now eyeing his next venue which maybe New York. Wallenda hopes his next stunt will take him between the Chrysler and Empire State buildings and he is also open to suggestions and will ask his Facebook and Twitter… Read more »

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In these days of high unemployment jobs you might not ordinarily consider are being taken more seriously. So here’s one in Svalbard, Norway where your key duty would be looking out for the Polar Bears, while scientists carry out important work. It has become necessary to hire someone to spot the animals as their numbers have… Read more »