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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 »

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Ask a New Yorker: Tell us a little about yourself? Bob: I’m a Manhattan megalomaniac, meaning I do way too many things well, which makes people depressed, angry or confused. Ask a New Yorker: How long have you lived in Manhattan? Bob: Thirty years. Ask a New Yorker: Tell us about some of the things… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: I’m sitting here with Dorothy Wiggins in her lovely Greenwich Village brownstone. Hello Dorothy Wiggins, what a lovely sounding name, I feel as though your name has been peeled from the pages of a Somerset Maugham novel. “Mrs. Wiggins was passing a grove of bamboos and they leaned over the causeway… Read more »

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Ask a New Yorker: Where are you from originally? Ariel: I was born in Argentina but spent most of my life in Israel. Ask a New Yorker: Jewish Argentinean…interesting. Arial: On one part of the family I’m ninth generation Argentinean, from my great grandfather’s side of the family. The other side of the family is… Read more »

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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 »