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Eats: What you’ve just gotta try if you’re in Pittsburgh area

It’s a combo you may not find anywhere else. A mountain of fries, coleslaw and whatever else you want piled between two slabs of Italian bread. It’s what made a Pittsburgh eatery known as Primanti Bros famous. Everyone in Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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When living on a train means your life’s off the rails

At first glance, this sounded like a cool idea: A German student, Leonie Müller, had a falling out with her landlord. So she decided to live on high-speed trains. She considers herself a free spirit. I like that part. Thing is, … Continue reading

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70 years after Hiroshima, ‘secret’ survivor in unlikely place

Apparently there’s a survivor of the world’s first atomic attack — the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, living in, of all places, Washington, DC. It withstood the U.S. attack that led to the end of World War II 70 years ago. … Continue reading

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What you’re really looking at when you’re at the beach

As a kid growing up at the Jersey Shore, I always wondered where the ocean led. I’ve spent a lifetime of traveling finding out. Here’s a neat cheat sheet to ponder while you’re at the beach. (Lake beaches don’t count, … Continue reading

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Some reservations about list of world’s top airlines

It’s out. The list of the world’s top airlines. If you care. Most of us really don’t — most of us flying coach, that is. We’re flying to get somewhere, not for the ambiance or cuisine. We don’t expect much, … Continue reading

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Eats: The best cupcakes in the world

It’s been a worldwide quest: trying to find the cupcakes of my youth. My search for this Holy Grail (see here, where it first started) has taken me from New York’s Lower East Side to the Upper West Side. From … Continue reading

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New York: A new appreciation for the Brooklyn Bridge

Walking across NYC’s Brooklyn Bridge has been my favorite mode of transportation for a very long time. Here’s why I love it so much. Only bad thing about doing that when you’re in a hurry is that you don’t have … Continue reading

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