Category: Culture

You Don’t See THAT Every Day

Fall and spring migration is a time when birds can get so close you can nearly touch them. After a long night flying, possibly hundreds of miles, like this morning, they’re hungry. Hungry and they’re less wary of all the dangers around them. This includes ignoring the threat of that tree stump of a person rooted in the middle of the lawn festooned with binoculars and a camera.

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Does Anyone Remember Us?

Does Anyone Remember Us? By Sho Kohara Does anyone remember us? We were called “China Mary.” My name is Ah Yuen. I came to the United States from Canton in 1863. Being a prostitute. Yes. Many of our women came to America as...

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I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,

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Artificial Intelligence is NOT an Oxymoron

Artificial Intelligence is NOT an Oxymoron By Bruce Poli In 1953, the year of my birth, my father was named editor of Leica Photography magazine, and later in 1968, editor of Popular Photography magazine. For both publications,...

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New Kids on the Block

This new shop is unlike most bagel places, which close by mid-late afternoon. At night they serve Mexican food. Here is their own description — we couldn’t say it better. “Discover the culinary journey at our charming West Village corner!

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Village Top Pizza Places Ratings

Since 1975, Joe’s Pizza has stood at 7 Carmine Street, between Bleecker Street and the Avenue of the Americas. I spotted the sign for Joe’s Pizza from a mile away, walked inside and ordered a plain slice. It cost me $4 which was a bit much for a plain slice, but when in New York City, you have to do as the New Yorkers do and try pizza that’s been highly recommended.

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Grey Art Museum Opening

New York University has announced the relocation, renaming, and future opening of the Grey Art Museum. Formerly the Grey Art Gallery at Washington Square East on NYU’s campus, now closed, it will reopen as the Grey Art Museum at 18 Cooper Square, adjacent to Cooper Union’s main campus buildings.

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    As a medical team we want to share some ways to for people and pets to enjoy the holidays and prevent some hazards.

Joy in the Moment

  • Expect Nothing! You won’t be let down.
    Have you ever looked forward to an occasion, be it time with someone, a trip, a gift, a holiday…you name it? Then, when it didn’t work out as expected, or better said, as you expected, then you felt let down?

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