Cheap Eats – My Biryani Cart NYC is Disappointing

Just the other day, I was walking down 6th Avenue in Manhattan toward Radio City. It was around 11AM and I was already hearing hungry bellows from my stomach. I looked around for a food cart to grab a quick, cheap meal. As I was crossing W.44th St, my eyes fell on the My Biryani […]

How I Tripped On the 75-Cent NYC Pizza Slice

Life in New York City is becoming hard, very hard. Incomes are yielding to gravity while prices are constantly defying it. Shelters in NYC for the homeless are full. And life for the 99%, the unfortunate have-nots (a.k.a. the non-Mitt Romneys) is an unending, futile struggle. Sliding Pizza Slices in NYC Thank God, at least […]

The Big Sleep Review – Bogie Shines, Bacall Sucks

Inordinately fond as I’m of the late Hollywood icon Humphrey Bogart, it was pre-ordained that I’d watch The Big Sleep eventually. From my local library, I borrowed the DVD of the 1946 film The Big Sleep in which Bogie co-stars with his then young wife Lauren Bacall. The movie has a certain panache and style, […]

King of Falafel Manhattan – Heavenly

After eating at the King of Falafel food cart in Manhattan, I felt like I’d won the lotto. Man, the Falafel and Shawarma are that good here. Food carts and food trucks are dime a dozen in Manhattan but King of Falafel is one of the rare carts that has people waiting in line. And […]

Cheap Ties in NYC

The great thing about New York City is that there’s room for everyone. Oh, no, I don’t mean room in merely the physical sense. I mean there’s an opportunity for survival,¬†for the majority of people that are drawn to the city. Whether you’re a Ghanian immigrant hustling fake Rolex watches and Rayban shades on Canal […]

New Yorkers get Free Payphone WiFi

After getting free (but spotty) WiFi at major public parks, New Yorkers can now look forward to free Internet access via public payphones under a new pilot program. The radius of the Payphone WiFi service will be between 100-200 feet from the payphone where the equipment is installed. NYC officials unveiled the Payphone WiFi initiative […]

Rockefeller Center Summer Restaurant Days

Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan is organizing Summer Restaurant Days from July 10-12 at the Rockefeller Plaza, the second time the event is being held this year. The earlier event was held in May. During the three-day Summer Restaurant Days, Rockefeller Center restaurants offer seasonal specials with an outdoor dining and picnic touch. I got […]

Crumbs Bake Shop – Nice Breakfast Deal

Crumbs Bake Shop – Nice Breakfast Deal

The Crumbs Bake Shop on the Upper West side of Manhattan was a pleasant discovery. I was walking along Broadway near 109th St and suddenly had an urge to eat something sweet. Voila, I hit a jackpot in Crumbs Bake Shop. I tried a Cheese Danish with Almonds toppings ($2.75) and a Dark Chocolate Cup […]

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