Tag Archives: New York

The Untimely Demise of Jimmy Wonder Mutt

Jimmy Wonder Mutt was destined for greatness the moment his first ever bark persuaded a suicidal hobo not to kill himself after all. Bent over with crippling liver pains, and drunk, and down to his last dollar-fifty without the heart … Continue reading

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An American in New York (…Me)

First, the bombings in Boston on Patriot’s Day prompted a surge of nostalgia and bonhomie among me and about a dozen fellow Boston University graduates. All of us sharing the same basic sentiment: that was a great time we had, … Continue reading

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A New York City Photo Album (Your Unmissable Tour of the Big Apple’s Pulsating Core)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK: a city so great they named it twice! The soaring skyline. The bustling streets. The big apple… if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere!  So how about a whirlwind, whistle-stop tour? Come on … Continue reading

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(Coney Island) Funnel Cake, Bumper Cars, and a Handful of Freaks

My first ever trip to Coney Island, how terribly exciting! Doubly so, given I’ve some great company to share the occasion with – Jackie, plus a visiting Alan Treanor and his new lady wife, Erin. (Living together now in London, … Continue reading

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Since I Started Work in New York City…

Since I started work in New York City, I haven’t been across 110th Street, on the Roosevelt Island Cable Car, or over the Williamsburg Bridge. Continue reading

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