Monthly Archives: February 2011

Bar 1: King Cole Bar

It started off as an accident.  AKM and I were looking for an indoor rooftop bar where we could sit and enjoy the incoming snow storm one lazy Saturday.  We soon settled on the bar on top of the Peninsula … Continue reading

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If Not Now, When? – NYTimes.com

If Not Now, When? – NYTimes.com. Great column by Thomas Friedman about how, due to our dependency on oil, we (America) has turned a blind eye to the serious problems in the Middle East. Lately, I have been thinking and … Continue reading

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Best Bars in NYC?

When I first moved to New York, I immediately stumbled across a wonderful coffee-table book called, “The History and Stories of the Best Bars in New York” (Amazon link).  I soon bought my own copy and have made a little … Continue reading

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Spiderman Turn Off The Dark : A Review

I finally made my way down to the Foxwoods Theatre to see Spiderman Turn off the Dark.  It was, in a word, disappointing. Prior to seeing the show, I had read nearly every major review out there.  I read all … Continue reading

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Egypt – An Update

I was very excited to hear the news today that Mubarak finally stepped down.  It’s amazing that someone can be 82 and so stubborn, but I guess all old people are like that, no? I am not smart enough to … Continue reading

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Woolworth Building

This week, I was lucky enough to be granted access to the Woolworth Building.  This building opened in 1913 and was the tallest building in the world at the time.  Ever since 9/11, though, it has been closed to tourist. … Continue reading

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Egypt – A Look Back

Last April, I was lucky enough to take an amazing trip to Egypt.  Ever since I first heard about the pyramids,  I had always wanted to go to Egypt.  When working in Kuwait, I quickly realized how close and accessible … Continue reading

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