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Category: New York City

Gregory’s Coffee

At Gregorys, we believe that respect for our coffee and respect for our customers go hand in hand. So we…

High Line Park

High Line is a park constructed on the old railway system that ran above New York’s meat packing district. Originally,…

Stumptown Coffee Roasters

For those of you who don’t know me… or what I do for a living, I *essentially* analyze engineering practices…

New York City Shots

Last Thursday I was in New York… for the weekend. That’s not enough time to really experience a city as…

Reflections on the Delivery Leads Summit

In the work that I do, there is a lot of chaos, a lot of moving around and not a…

Madame Tussauds (New York)

Madame Tussauds in New York is my second visit to a Tussaud Wax museum. The first was in Los Angeles….

Hell’s Kitchen

Only a place originally settled by the Irish could have a name like Hell’s Kitchen. The area is now known…

The Naked Cowboy

A well-known fixture in Times Square, we found him surrounded by a gaggle of middle aged women all oooh-ing and…

Jittery Joes, Midtown

I don’t know what it is about New York coffee, but drinking it is like drinking liquid caramel. There is…

Onigiri (Rice Balls)

As a person who is allergic to wheat, corn, and dairy, travel can be difficult on the stomach — particularly…

Spring in New York

The first day in the city was unbearable hot. A clingy damp hotness that leaves everyone sweating and wishing for…

The City that Never Sleeps

In the city that never sleeps, and amongst some of the most hardened travellers, there are two tiny words that…

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