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Walking the Brooklyn Bridge

When you think of New York City, what pops into your head? The Statue of Liberty? The iconic architecture? How about one of the most famous bridge in the world? The Brooklyn Bridge was, at the time of its construction in 1883, the longest suspension bridge in the world. Connecting the island of Manhattan with […]

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As Spotted on the Subway: Mama Rat

Rats and the New York City Subway are synonymous with one another. They’re like two peas in a pod and are built right into the fabric of this great city. Despite the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s (MTA, the folks who run the Subway) best attempts to poison them away, these furry little vermin are resilient, surviving […]

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Free Culture in the Park!

One of the great things about New York City are all the world renowned cultural institutions we have. Between the nation’s premier dance, orchestra and opera companies, one could easily break the bank attempting to experience them all! Fortunately, many of these institutions do a bit of community outreach, particularly over the summer. That’s right, […]

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Fireworks on the Hudson

The anticipation was brewing. People were out in full force, picnic blankets and folding chairs in hand, mere preparations for the hours of waiting with the masses that would ensue. What could draw such a crowd? Was the President back in town or something? No no, it was just one of the two days a […]

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Homeward Bound

2 hours of sleep. That’s all I had gotten before what would become one of the longest single days of my life. The lack of sleep was definitely not my choice, as a key snafu kept me up till 3:30am and I needed to head to the airport for my flight home at 5:30am. Thus […]

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