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Ask a New Yorker: Through my dear friend Elaine Kwon, I’ve met David Drake. Ask a New Yorker: Where to begin? There are so many places to start this interview. I’ll start by simply asking, what is Drakelife? David: Drakelife was the initially concept I had several years ago to bring friendship, friends, people with… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: I am with Julian, who I met through Craigslist. He is a talented graphic artist who will be doing some t-shirt designs for Ask a New Yorker. Julian, how long have you lived in New York? Julian: I got here at the end of September 2007. So, it has not been… Read more »

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I met Andrea at The Brasserie on 53rd street off of Park Ave. Ask a New Yorker: What do you do? Andrea: I provide training in speaker skills, media training and selling skills under the auspices of what I call networking. I’ve written three books on business networking, relationship building and communication skills. As I… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: I’m sitting here with Josephine, the owner of Elia on the upper west side, a Dominican hair Salon! If you go to Google and search “Dominican Hair Salon”, Ask a New Yorker is the third result you get, due to this thread, the most popular thread on AskaNewYorker. So, we thought… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Tell us a little bit about yourself? Alex: Sure! I’m a Fulbright Scholar here in New York. Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. I’ve been here for five months. I’m from Moscow… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Tell us a little about yourself? Bob: I’m a Manhattan megalomaniac, meaning I do way too many things well, which makes people depressed, angry or confused. Ask a New Yorker: How long have you lived in Manhattan? Bob: Thirty years. Ask a New Yorker: Tell us about some of the things… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: I’m sitting here with Dorothy Wiggins in her lovely Greenwich Village brownstone. Hello Dorothy Wiggins, what a lovely sounding name, I feel as though your name has been peeled from the pages of a Somerset Maugham novel. “Mrs. Wiggins was passing a grove of bamboos and they leaned over the causeway… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Where are you from originally? Ariel: I was born in Argentina but spent most of my life in Israel. Ask a New Yorker: Jewish Argentinean…interesting. Arial: On one part of the family I’m ninth generation Argentinean, from my great grandfather’s side of the family. The other side of the family is… Read more »