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Ask a New Yorker: My first question is, when you were growing up did you ever have a lemonade stand? Cheryl: Yes I did, as a matter of fact. That seems like a hundred years ago. Of course, I can remember my sister and me standing out there selling lemonade for five cents. It probably… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Who is Jayms Blonde? Jayms: Jayms Blonde is an anagram for my real name. This gives you many possibilities, some of them sexy some of them not. Ask a New Yorker: Great, O.K I like anagrams, holograms, telegrams but the question remains: who is Jayms Blonde? Jayms: I grew up as… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Dell Long. What a pleasant sounding name. What are your origins? Dell: Long is an English/Irish name and so is Dell meaning a valley. My Daddy, a jolly Irishman, was a peach farmer and friend of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Warm Springs, Georgia. He was among the first people to… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Boaz, how did this idea for your style of sculpting come to you? Boaz: It is very simple actually. The way I came up with my style was a process. I came to New York in 1975. I moved to Soho. I had a loft in Soho. As I started working,… Read more »

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My dear friend Dell Long, public relations guru, recently introduced me to Angie. Now a week later I’m sitting here at Mr. Lee Lee’s bakery in Harlem, which incidentally has the best rugallah in the world. Ask a New Yorker: Hello Angie. What do you do? Angie: I run a company called Experience Harlem. Experience… Read more »

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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 »