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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 »