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5 Boro Bike Tour

Yesterday NYC was host to one of the finest cycling events in the world: The Five Boro Bike Tour.  This event miraculously accommodated 32,000 riders. If that number doesn’t seem like a lot to you, picture a tiny island with a lot of high-rise buildings and all those riders toting bicycles. It is nothing short […]

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Easy Way to Meet Celebs (and BJ Penn!)

Celebs are in the water in New York City. With some 8 million people living and moving all around each other, you’re bound to see one at some point if you keep your eyes peeled. Over the past two years my roommates and I have collectively spotted various celebs on the streets, parks and cafes […]

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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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15 seconds of fame at The Garden

Madison Square Garden is a magical place.  A lot of people have been hating on it lately because it needs a bit of a facelift and nobody likes going to Penn Station if they can help it, but truly wonderful things happy there.  For example, last night I made my jumbotron debut while watching the […]

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Hoboken St. Paddy’s Day

If you are under the age of 30 and live somewhere in the surrounding NYC area, there was probably an 87% chance you made it to Hoboken St. Paddy’s Day yesterday.  After college there seem to be fewer socially acceptable excuses for day drinking outside of football tailgating, which probably explains why there is such […]

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