Tag Archives: manhattan

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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Revolutionary Graffiti in Alphabet City

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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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Mrs Suspicious lives in the West Village

Suspect your nanny is roughing up the kids or that your husband is playing away? Then get yourself down to the Spy Store in the West Village for some top-notch surveillance goodies. Go now before the paranoia wears off!  

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In NYC, here are the people you could meet…

I thought this time I would simply share a few observations about life in Manhattan that really give you a flavour of the kind of people you could meet (a la Pigeon Street) … every day. Here are the people with whom you would … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars: Psychic New York

For some unbeknown reason  – and New York magazine offers some interesting explanations  – storefront psychics do a roaring trade here in Manhattan. They’re absolutely everywhere!

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My New York’s better than yours

There’s a defining scene in one of my all-time favourite New York movies, Wall Street, where the characters discuss the merits of two rival Manhattan neighborhoods. The Upper West Side (as it was in the 1980s) is witheringly described as “the home … Continue reading

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