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Borough by borough, day after day, seeking the little details that make NYC great.

Two Island Cultures Meet: Tahitian Dance Classes in New York

The sounds of New York drift up from the street through the open window. At 7pm, that means rush hour noises, the sounds of cars and trucks rushing by, the sounds of horns honking when their movement stalls.

Inside the dance studio, the sounds and movements come from a different island.

Comic Con Invades Queens With A Splash

We have heard of NY Comic Con, Eternal Con, NJ Comic Con and now we have Winter Con. The geeks are coming out in force. The popularity of comic, digital media and collectibles have become more prevalent in the past few years. Currently almost every season there is a new Comic Con.  The largest and most popular is the NY Comic Con that is during October, Eternal Con which is building steam is in the summer and the NJ Con is in November and Winter Con wraps it up in December.

Lawn Art, Sweeping Views of the Hudson River and The Rockefellers

Another weekend and another opportunity to escape the city for a few hours.  If you don’t have a car (which is most of us) Metro North makes these trips very accessible.

If you look at a Google Map of the Hudson River there are a lot of towns and historic points of interest you should make the time to visit.

Superheros in Gotham

Everyone comes to New York to make it, even superheroes. Batman, Superman, Captain America, Spider-man, and Iron Man all have lived, worked, captured villains, and rescued victims here. The Superheroes in Gotham exhibit at the New York Historical Society traces these masked heroes from the pages of comic books to radio, television, film, and Broadway.

Lady Long Long: Multi-talented Asian Performer Taking The US By Storm

She can sing, dance, act, paint and even write. What else can China native Lady Long Long do? Coming from an artistic family Lady Long Long was raised to appreciate and master the arts. At first she needed to travel to Europe and learn proper English as many Chinese families do. She spent time in England, France, Germany and Holland. She had a culture shock in Europe. Yet she made the best of it.

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Shiso, Pine Nuts and Reduced Balsamic Vinegar

By Seth Fera-Schanes Ask any New Yorker to list their favorite foods and inevitably brussels sprouts will keep coming up toward the top of list.  It’s a much loved and ordered side dish in restaurants around the city.  You can even find full stalks with the sprouts still […]

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