Monthly Archives: June 2011

Beats For Your Week – Marriage is so Gay!

“Marriage is so Gay.” I saw that on a t-shirt! Ha! Just when you thought the troglodytes who fight against securing civil and equal rights for all people in the United States were getting the upper hand, those of us … Continue reading

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Street Food of Chinatown

Take it from me. Manhattan’s Chinatown is packed with incredible cheap eats. I worked out of an office on East Broadway for over five years, and I took full advantage. When you start doing the math, it works out to … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Tinariwen

Oh man, there’s so much great live music happening in NYC this summer. Summer is this 106thstreeter’s favorite season, especially in the Baked Apple. Many locals head out-of-town, extending their weekends, pulling in Fridays and/or Mondays, making the city as … Continue reading

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Abrazo Fraternal del Barrio

With the lingering signs of the annual weeklong celebration of all things and people Puerto Rican still visible around Spanish Harlem, it’s hard to believe the 26th annual 116th Street (Abrazo Fraternal) Festival and 54th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade … Continue reading

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Beats For (Anthony Weiner’s) Week – “Pass the Hatchet”

One step forward, two steps back, thanks man. How hard  is it (no pun intended) to not take a photo of your d*#k? Let the great song by Roger & the Gypsies, “Pass the Hatchet,” help us New Yorkers get … Continue reading

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The View From Knickerbocker Ave

Sometimes the most spectacular scenes happen when you least expect it. After exploring Bushwick on an early Friday evening (including a stop for coal oven pizza), the last thing you expect to see is one of the most beautiful sunsets … Continue reading

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