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spring has awoken

Some of us agree that probably the only good thing about living in NJ is the ability to take in the full view this beautiful city. But then we rethink it and decide, “why would you want to be limited … Continue reading

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only $100

If every household (not even individual) donated $100 to the red cross, think about how many supplies, how much food and water, how many blankets and socks will be able to be provided to those who are living through such … Continue reading

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antoinette

New York is, of course, great in that there are quite a number of vintage and thrift stores that are more like shops than stores in which the inventory is more high-end and trendy than just some old, used clothes. … Continue reading

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indoor rock climbing

I purchased a Bloomspot deal to Brooklyn Boulders almost a year ago and finally cashed it in last weekend.  The package included the Learn the Ropes class, 2 – one day passes with all of the gear and a drink … Continue reading

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dinner and a movie

I don’t go to the movies very often, but when I do, my new go-to spot is the NiteHawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  What’s great about this theater is that you can enjoy food and drinks while sitting and watching … Continue reading

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roller skating at dekalb market, recap

The DJ’s were spinning, the beer and wine were flowing, food was offered, but the best part of this venue vs. the basement of the Hudson Hotel is exactly that – we were outdoors under the summer stars rather than … Continue reading

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big apple bbq recap … among others

Friends of ours rent a house on the Cape for 2 weeks every summer.  We have a standing open invitation; however, this year we chose to go on our 10 day trip through Spain and Paris.  But as we sat on the … Continue reading

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big apple bbq block party

Back in town and ready for action, nothing says Summer more than BBQ.  The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party in Madison Square Park is an event we do our best to attend every year. This year it takes place next … Continue reading

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sake and shochu tasting

Right now I feel the best little big thing in NYC is ME.  I just got back from a 10 day trip through Spain (hitting 5 cities/towns) and finally to Paris to visit some friends and to attend the French … Continue reading

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pizza!!!! take 2

To follow up from my post back in March, Jayson and I made another attempt to try the pizza at Lucali’s.  To remind you, there is a ton of buzz around Lucali’s in Carroll Gardens being so fantastic – so fantastic … Continue reading

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