Monthly Archives: November 2012

We Give Thanks

Thanksgiving and New York typically bring the Macy’s parade to mind. As tolerant as I am of large crowds, however, going into Manhattan to look at floats and large balloon characters does not float my boat. CBS News So I … Continue reading

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Streetwalking on Roosevelt Avenue

Recently, the New York Times did a front-page article profiling Roosevelt Avenue, which runs east-west through Queens. The article was titled “Roosevelt Avenue: A Corridor of Vice” and described how it abounds in, well…vice. According to the article, illegal activity … Continue reading

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The Nor’easter-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named

After being battered by Sandy, the city is now in the grip of a Nor’easter till midnight. (This system doesn’t get named since it’s not a tropical storm.) I missed it on my morning commute because it didn’t arrive till … Continue reading

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Election Night 2012

11:30 p.m. EST: The networks have called it for Obama. Facebook just exploded with relief from friends here and overseas. (Except for one idiot who tried to flame someone’s wall by using the F word and warned everyone to beware … Continue reading

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