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“Get out of New York in February, Jena,” I was told last year, “it’s essential for surviving the winter.” This year I took these words to heart and accepted an invitation from a girlfriend to go to the Big Island in Hawaii for a week’s getaway. As the plane began its descent at my destination,… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Tell us a bit about yourself? Andrea: The Cliff Notes version is: I was a lawyer working at a big firm in Manhattan, pretty disillusioned with the practice of law in general. I went to law school in hoping to meet out justice and save the world and instead I ended… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Who are you? Andy: My name is Andy Sansone, and I’m the President and owner of Big Apple Channel. This gentleman over here is Dale Kanzler and he is the person in charge of sales and marketing. We are here to speak with our new friend Kennedy Moore. We’re looking forward… Read more »

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(interview held on Sep. 15, 2008) Ask a New Yorker: Julie Walker has good news. What’s going on? Julie: The good news is that I just got a call from CNN. That was one of the reasons I was 5 minutes late in meeting you. They called me. My bosses are in Atlanta and they… Read more »

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AskaNewYorker: Hi Wendy. So, you are really into fashion and style, and have one of the most successful fashion blogsaround today… were you always into fashion ?? Wendy: In my own special way, yes. As a very young child, I wanted to be an Indian brave just so I could wear fringe, feathers and face… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: What hospital were you born in? Eric: Kings County Hospital; 1970, August 26th around 8:00am. Ask a New Yorker: So that would make you a native New Yorker? Eric: Yep. I’m a native New Yorker, fourth generation. My great grandmother on my mother’s side settled here on the Lower East Side… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: I’m with Marea, who is one of our favorite contributors on AANYer . She is Uber in many, many ways. Ask a New Yorker: What is a Tasmanian Devil? Marea: It’s a little marsupial creature that’s not very sociable. They don’t even socialize with each other except to mate. They can… Read more »