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Dumbo

Took a class last Sunday to learn how to actually use my camera. I’m not one to read manuals unless it’s something like a piece of furniture or a barbecue (something I frequently put together in my younger days working … Continue reading

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Early December, 2013

The past few months have been absorbed in abstractions. In an effort to move away from pernicious patterns, the camera has been finding other, newer patterns. After spending mucho tiempo with words and tech jargon, the camera is a calming … Continue reading

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61Local: Big Space, Good Beer & Charcuterie

Met with a friend for beers and some snacks the other night at a newish place on Bergen Street between Smith and Court known as 61 Local. The joint specializes in doing the local thing–independent beer and wine operations from … Continue reading

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Scattered Light in Madison Square Park Renews

Finally caught Jim Campbell’s amazing light sculpture in Madison Square Park entitled Scattered Light last night and it was something to relish and appreciate. Look closely and you will see shadowy human figures walk through a rectangle of hanging light … Continue reading

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From Street-Food Kitsch to High-Brow Bravado

    Yesterday was a really good food day in Manhattan: Late lunch for tacos at Tacombi Fonda Nolita; Late dinner at Marea. Solid Mexican street food to fancy, Michelin-star rated Italian seafood with a couple NY celebrity sightings thrown … Continue reading

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Why Marea Gets Star Ratings: The Food

    Honestly, I don’t have much insight in to why a restaurant receives Michelin stars or not, or has them taken away or any of that nonsense. I know they are good thing for the restaurant business and they … Continue reading

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Where You Are

A few years ago I was having dinner with my family at our favorite Hong Kong-style Chinese restaurant in Southern California, Sam Woo, and while slurping up the complimentary, post-meal orange wedges and unwrapping the fortune cookies from their bubble-boy … Continue reading

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