Category Archives: New York Things and Stuff

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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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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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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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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Gourmet Chocolate in Old-Timey Brooklyn, USA


Finding anything “gourmet” in Brooklyn is easy nowadays, what with gentrification and all – such a filthy word. Most of us are used to the Brooklyn of the 70’s and 80’s when if you wanted high-end, hoity-toity snacks you went to “the … Continue reading

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The “Genealogy” of a Building on a Street that is No Moore


Once upon a time in the section of lower Manhattan which is now known as the Financial District, Moore St. was just a little bit more than it is now. Currently it’s simply an easy to overlook, dark, little street. More like … Continue reading

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Drinkin’ Whiskey at a Working Girl’s Apartment in Staten Island


Working Girl is a movie from 1988 about a Staten Island gal trying to make it big in uppity, high-class New York City. Now, back in 1988, I was a 16 year old metal head chick who could give a … Continue reading

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Eggs for Sale! But Not for Everybody


I was checking out a popular auction website when  I came across this most fabulously, awesome picture.  Now, I know you’re saying to yourself “Wow! How can I NOT buy this?” and that’s exactly what I said to myself and … Continue reading

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