Tag Archives: Brooklyn

The Harding-Kerrigan scandal, and other wacky museum displays

If you’re into Olympic figure skating, you probably know about the blow that almost shattered a kneecap and the sport itself. It was more than 20 years ago. Someone went after figure skater Nancy Kerrigan’s knee with a club just … Continue reading

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What you’ve just gotta do in NYC

When people ask me what they absolutely must do when visiting NYC, I don’t say hang out at Zabar’s or have deli or Yonah Schimmel’s knishes or visit the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, the Carl Schurz dog park or mainline … Continue reading

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Finds: Ummm, best cheesecake evah!

So there I was, trying to stick to my Biggest Loser Resort plan — uh-huh  — when I stumbled onto … THIS. Believe it or not, this junk food junkie doesn’t really care for cheesecake. Too heavy and greasy, even … Continue reading

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RTW: Tryin’ to get the feeling again with Manilow in Vegas

To understand why I drove almost 700 miles in two days to see Barry Manilow perform in Las Vegas, I offer this clip from Family Guy: So to recap: Four macho men of a certain age sitting around feeding their … Continue reading

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