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The Fight

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I don’t usually follow boxing, but like most, I was swept into the vortex of media hype, for the Fight of the Century.  And although I was compelled to watch The Fight, I made no real plans to do so. But life can be so anecdotal and so very accommodating. Yesterday morning a determined me, …

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Mmmm Cronuts

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I don’t think that I could write about my Soho experiences without devoting a post to the Cronut.  The Cronut has become an international sensation since its creation in 2013; and the bakery that sells the Cronut is located directly across the street from my apartment – which is not so great for my ass! …

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Hot and Sweaty

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One of my favorite new experiences that I’ve encountered since moving to New York City is Bikram.  Don’t get me wrong; although I say I love it, I actually hate it. Bikram is a form of Hatha Yoga that is practiced in a room heated to 104°F with a humidity of 40%.  Each class runs for …

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Apartment Hunting

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The Manhattan renter’s market is really like no other.  The pace is lightning fast and apartments list today for a move-in date tomorrow.  So when I brought a lead time of several months, no agents really wanted to talk to me – until of course, I gave them my price range. Real estate brokers in …

Biting into the Big Apple

Biting into the Big Apple

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Hello everyone, Happy 2015!  I know that it’s been a while since I last posted, but I was out buying more paint for my canvas, metaphorically speaking of course.  As some of you may recall, when I last posted, six months ago, I was having a chat with my inner voice that turned into a …