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Diet food for dogs: only in New York

Seen displayed in a pet shop on Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg. No more porky pooches with the Atkins diet for canines! Advertisements

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Goodbye Manhattan, Hello Brooklyn!

So it’s been a while since I blogged last – and that’s really for two reasons. Firstly, I traversed the Atlantic on a marathon 10-day work/social trip back to London. And secondly, as mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been … Continue reading

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New York City: This Must Be The Place

I was talking today with a work colleague – who is also a music journalist – about songs that embody life in New York City. It made me reflect on the emotional connection that people have with life in Manhattan as … Continue reading

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Free Bungle! Brooklyn bear behind bars

Again, apropos nothing, there is a random teddy bearing a striking resemblance to Bungle from Rainbow imprisoned on Greenpoint Avenue in Brooklyn. Why, why, why?  

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The Winter Wonderland of Dyker Heights

Last night I dragged a mate out in the torrential rain to the far side of Brooklyn, simply to catch a glimpse of the Dyker Heights Christmas lights. This is basically where residents in an upscale neighbourhood compete to see who can … Continue reading

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Ssssh! Secret dining in New York City

Before I left London, I was starting to discover the underground supper club scene. This is where you show up to a random apartment to take part in a dinner party thrown by some up-and-coming chef – all while chatting with … Continue reading

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