Author Archives: wagnerowicz

Sometimes You Find Neat Stuff if You Just Look Up


When you live in NY, you’re taught to keep your head  straight. Never look down, never look distracted or you’ll end up getting mugged or something. But sometimes, you have to just look up if you want to see the … Continue reading

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Honey, I Think it’s Time to Get Some New Furniture!


So, I haven’t posted anything in a while, I know. It’s not that I no longer lament the New York that once was or suddenly have some new affinity for the hipster menace – oh God no! I’ve just been … Continue reading

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Experimental Baking: Candy Corn Chocolate Cookies


First of all, I am NOT a professional baker, I’m just bored, so if this recipe sucks for you, I don’t wanna hear about it. That being said, here we go. It’s January, Halloween is long gone but I still … Continue reading

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The Terminal Lunch


Once upon a time, not too long ago really, New York was a mecca of industry, shipping and manufacturing.  Just look at the panoramic openings of old movies and you’ll see docks and smoke stacks framing the islands of this … Continue reading

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I Wish You a Merry Christmas


Yes, that’s right, Merry Christmas. And I’m not even religious, but I have been celebrating Christmas since I was a child and so has everyone in my family and that is what I am going to say. Ya wanna know … Continue reading

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A Short Little Walk through a bit of Rosey Rosebank


So, Texas Sally (she knows who she is) was all like “You have to write another blog.” and I was all like ” I guess, but I’m busy, whine, bitch, moan…” and then my mom, who coincidentally lived in Texas … Continue reading

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The Original South Beach – Staten Island


New York City is composed of a bunch of islands – Manhattan, Long and Staten just to name a few. Once upon a time it was quite fashionable to “summer” at one of the many beach resorts located on these … Continue reading

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Carpe Panis!


Seize the what? Seize the bread it what it’s supposed to mean. Cause, check it out, this here blog is about carp fighting over various types of bread that people throw at them – so, Carpe Panis! Get it? Anyhoo, … Continue reading

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Gentrification Project Update


This draft memo was discovered on the men’s room floor in an eatery near city hall. September 1st, 2011  CONFIDENTIAL DRAFT From:   xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx To:       To Be Determined Subject: Update on Gentrification and Re-Colonization of New York City This memo is … Continue reading

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Things to Ponder While You Enjoy Your Mattar Paneer


I was thinking to myself that I haven’t written anything in a while and I really wanted to, but had absolutely no idea what to write about. I could pen something about knitting or baking or maybe some observation about … Continue reading

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