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WRITE ON NEW YORK Children’s clothing is gone. There are plenty of bathing suits. Shoes are scarce. Women’s plus-size dresses are in big supply. Men’s socks can still be had but tights and pantyhose: zilch. Rows and rows of jeans and sweaters but need a coat? 50% off but only eleven left. Versace is discounted… Read more »

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President Obama’s Executive Order, Increased Minimum Wage, Federal Contracts and The NSA In the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Mr Obama’s concurrent pronouncements were a double-stealth of hyperbolic effect, far superseding political rhetoric. Unilaterally proposing to increase minimum wage to new federal workers while imposing his executive-order as a divergence to his resolution,… Read more »

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The minty New York streets certainly provide enough coolness these days to keep my mind on edge. For the unrare occasions when I need to firmly grip the hands of my clock and escape time for a couple of hours. One of the places where this delicate procedure has a high degree of success is… Read more »

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If February plans to be the coldest month in NYC this year, fatten me up and put me in a bear cave until it hits and stays 50 degrees. I needed cash downtown this morning. Wickedly windy, I ran to the HSBC near Duane Park north of Chambers. After the bank, I jogged down Warren… Read more »

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WRITE ON NEW YORK Manhattan is the richest of the boroughs but is no longer the most interesting. You can walk Manhattan a whole day and see only people who have everything—not the stuff of story. This isn’t an insult. I’m pretty sure that successful, beautiful, affluent people revel in their status and want the… Read more »