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Get the picture? “There are 8 million stories in the naked city”. Will you capture any as your souvenirs from your visit to NY? Before arriving, do some planning and you’ll be good to go! “Planning” being the operative word when it comes to tripods. Sweet-talking cops just doesn’t work post 9-11, and I was… Read more »

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Hot Spots in NYC Years ago if you asked about HOT SPOTS in NYC, people would rattle off names of the hippest clubs they could think of , perhaps mixing in a few classic Manhattan night spots. These days, the same question would require a rather more technical answer. Enter IT Consultant Michael Ben-Yishai founder… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: I’m sitting here with Marvella (Uberchic January 2006), who was kind enough to invite me over for dinner to meet a ‘mystery guest’. Thank you for inviting me over this evening Marv. Who is this young lady you’ve asked me to meet, who is sitting to my right? Marvella: You have… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: How long have you been a toy soldier with F.A.O Schwarz? Micah: I’ve been a soldier with F.A.O. Schwarz since November 2004 when they reopened the store. Ask a New Yorker: What are some of your earliest memories in coming to this glorious toy store? Micah: Well, every birthday my grandparents… Read more »

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AskaNewYorker: What’s going on in your life? Adonia: My son, who lives and works here in New York, has a birthday this week. I’m from California and I came in with my best friend from high school. I grew up here in the East. We came and spent three days touring together, doing touristy things… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Congratulations on your new location of Jena Wellness Center. How does the new layout feel? Jena: Well, the foundation is based on a Zen mind-set with a largely white décor. We have ornate Indian pieces that personify an ethnic, exotic feeing. Right behind me we have Sarasvati, who is the Goddess… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: What’s your name, and what are you up to today? Camilla: I’m just killing time. I have about two hours before a dentist appointment. This is one of my favorite cafes, 71 Irving, Gramercy Park. Ask a New Yorker: It sounds as though you’re not a native New Yorker. Where are… Read more »