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We met Janelle at Fanelli’s, on the corner of Prince and Mercer in SoHo. AskaNewYorker: Hi Janelle! How long have you lived in New York? Janelle: Just seven months. AskaNewYorker: Where are you from originally? Janelle : Charleston, South Carolina. AskaNewYorker: What brought you to New York City? Janelle: I finally graduated and I wanted… Read more »

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AskaNewYorker: Hi Manny. Tell us some history about Crest Hardware. Manny: Well, my brother and I started the business about 42 years ago across the street. We had 800 square feet. Now we have a 5000 square foot store and a 2500 square foot warehouse. It’s a happy business, I enjoy what I do and… Read more »

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AskaNewYorker: Hello Bianca! Where are you from? How long have you been living in New York? Bianca: I’m from Germany and have been living here three years. AskaNewYorker: How do you feel about New York? Bianca: I love it, I get bored, I want to go home, I want to stay here, it’s just crazy…. Read more »

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Judy lives across the hallway from “Ask a New Yorker Headquarters” in a small apartment building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She is a frequent visitor, always with a new story of what she’s been up to, or what someone else on the block has been up to. The day this interview took place, she had dropped… Read more »

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AskaNewYorker: We’ve decided to come to the restaurant opened up by a past New Yorker of the Month to see how he’s been doing, how the opening went, and give everyone a little update on Jeff Mills’ progress. He’s named the restaurant The Biltmore Room, and it has developed quite a bit since we first… Read more »

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Sara Ann just moved to New York City from North Carolina, and has recently started classes at the School of Visual Arts. She lives in student housing in a great area of the city, near Gramercy Park. AskaNewYorker: Do you have a nickname? Sara Ann: Saggy AskaNewYorker: What’s your sign? Sara Ann: Leo. Born July… Read more »

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On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, I was standing outside Café Deville on E. 13th St. when a man approached me asking if I was an actor. The man’s name is David Croland, a successful and well known fashion photographer/illustrator, who hung out in the past with the likes of Andy Warhol, Robert Maplethorpe, and a… Read more »

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On the 72nd rainy day of the summer, I went into Yigal Azrouel, a clothing boutique at 408 W. 14th St. Two of their sales associates, Eleanor (red-haired one) and Nate (black-haired one), graciously allowed me to interview them for this month’s special double-uberchic. Two uberchics, a first for Ask a New Yorker. A double… Read more »