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Zee Blizzard of 2010

As it turns out, there’s a bit of snow in the Northeast right now. So much, in fact, that news stations have taken to calling it Blizzageddon, Snowpacolypse, or, the PC version courtesy of CNBC, The 2010 Winter Storm of Epic Proportions. Whatever branding you fancy, it’s pretty clear that NYC is buried. All airports […]

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NY Schools Perpetuate Stupidity in Math

I tend to be a pretty optimistic person.  Every once and awhile, however, I come across a piece of news that is so appalling that I have no other choice but to conclude that our world, America specifically—now with New York at the helm, is close to a tremendous fall from glory. This morning a […]

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Spring in SoHo

There are a few signs of spring that I have come to expect in NYC: renewed obsessions with iced coffee, resurgence of Mr. Softee trucks and picnic mobs in Central Park. They complement the 90 degree weather we have been having to say the least.  While walking in SoHo yesterday I realized I forgot the […]

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This is not ‘Nam. This is bowling. There are rules.

When most people think of bowling alleys, stale smoke, staler beer and a cheap night out comes to mind. Not so in New York. Lanes can cost up $60 per hour on weekend nights and most alleys have a clubish vibe with strobe lights, music videos and Grey Goose martinis.  Not quite the scene from […]

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Intern Season: Unpaid No More?

As the weather grows warmer and friends begin planning summer weekend getaways, one thing becomes clear: Intern Season is near. Given the current state of the economy, Intern Season ain’t what it used to be, and many companies are attempting to fill normal positions with interns so that they can pay them less or not […]

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