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While walking in Chelsea, viewing the countless galleries (see westchelseaarts.com), we happened upon November’s New Yorker of the Month… Ask a New Yorker: Hello there, what’s your name? Matt : It’s Matt. Ask a New Yorker: What do you do for a living, Matt? Matt : I’m a creative director at Ogilvy and Mather. I… Read more »

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Let us introduce you to Megan Pearson….. AskaNewYorker: Hello Megan, what do you do? Megan : I’m an actress. AskaNewYorker: (another actress, we promise to diversify in our next uberchic interview). So, how’s that going? Megan: It’s as difficult as any creative field in New York, but it’s going well; movies and couple other things… Read more »

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On a sunny afternoon in late September, AskaNewYorker got on the Metro North train headed for Peekskill, NY to see the “Peekskill Project”. A handful of curators, notably Jeff Koan Baysa, gathered 100 artists to do installations all around this quaint town on the Hudson. We were particularly interested in Carla Rae Johnson, whose work… Read more »

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Meet Kathryn, October 2004’s Uberchic. We met Kathryn sitting in a Starbuck’s downtown, working on her computer. AskaNewYorker: Hello Kathryn! How long have you been living in New York? Kathryn : Four years. AskaNewYorker: And where are you from, originally? Kathryn: Originally from Toronto, but I also lived in Texas. AskaNewYorker: What do you do… Read more »

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This month,we spoke to Maurice Mousserie, the owner of Moulded Shoe Inc. at 10 E. 39th Street. Ask a New Yorker: How long have you had the store? Maurice : I’ve been here since 1979 but the store has been here since 1942. It’s been awhile! Ask a New Yorker: What makes your shoes so… Read more »

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Meet Tabitha, store manager at Kiehl’s in the East Village. AskaNewYorker: How long have you been with Kiehl’s? Tabitha : I’ve been here for 19 months.. AskaNewYorker: What do you like most about your job? Tabitha: The people. I just love my staff. I love working with them, teaching them, while actually making things happen… Read more »

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This month,we spoke to Allan Ishac, the writer of “New York’s 50 Best Places to Find Peace and Quiet”. We met him at his home in Greenwich Village. Ask a New Yorker: How long have you lived in New York? Allan : I’ve been living in New York for 15 or 16 years, primarily in… Read more »

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I met Sophia near Union Square on 14th on a beautiful summer day. She had a great look that stood out…let’s hear from her: AskaNewYorker: You have a terrific summer look. Where are you from? Sophia : I’m from Sweden. AskaNewYorker: I love your shoes. Tell me about them. Sophia: I actually bought them here… Read more »

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We spoke to Mimmo, the owner of Sal’s Pizzeria on the corner of DeVoe and Lorimer Streets in Brooklyn, and decided he’d be the perfect New Yorker of the Month. Ask a New Yorker: What kind of a name is Mimmo? Mimmo: Mimmo is Dominick in Italian. That’s what my mother named me, what can… Read more »

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We spoke to Daniel and his wife, Barbara, at their shop called Dullsville, Inc. at 143 E. 13th St. (between 3rd and 4th Ave.), a hidden gem specializing in one-of-a-kind gifts for one-of-a-kind friends. Daniel: We’ve been here 20 years and we sell everything from braided plastic baskets to fine bakelite jewelry, early plastic jewelry… Read more »