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NYC Diaries, 28.. Mai 2014: Tom Robbins @ Barnes & Noble Union Square

As anybody who has ever visited New York knows, NYC is expensive. This usually includes entertainment or things to do. Yet, there are a couple of exceptions. Things that are fun and free. TimeOut even has its own section: Free Things to Do Today. Among these free things are tons of readings (93 % of [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:14:18+00:00 Juni 22nd, 2017|Englisch, Leben, New York City|Kommentare deaktiviert für NYC Diaries, 28.. Mai 2014: Tom Robbins @ Barnes & Noble Union Square

NYC Diaries, 6. Juni 2014: Trivia #01: Nicknames

I just invented a new category for this blog: Random Trivia, in which I collect some facts that everybody can use to prove (or fake) their keen knowledge of this city Today's Topic: Nicknames of Uniformed Forces Most of New York's uniformed forces have a nickname. Some of them are well-known because they are referenced [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:14:47+00:00 Juni 20th, 2017|Englisch, Leben, New York City|Kommentare deaktiviert für NYC Diaries, 6. Juni 2014: Trivia #01: Nicknames

NYC Diaries, 27. Mai 2014: The Coffice

In my personal estimate, roughly 93% percent of New Yorkers are writers and/or in the middle of writing a book/screenplay/play/whathaveyou. Given that even published writers don't make that much money and New York is expensive, you will have to ask yourself: Where do they write? Cramped into some corner of their over-priced studio apartment? In [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:15:18+00:00 Juni 18th, 2017|Englisch, Leben, New York City|Kommentare deaktiviert für NYC Diaries, 27. Mai 2014: The Coffice

NYC Diaries, 26. Mai 2014: Vergilia’s Rules on Eating and Making Friends

One thing is for sure in New York City: You won't go hungry. Somebody recently did the math: If you were to eat in a different restaurant everyday, it would take you more than 22 years to visit all restaurants of New York City. You find restaurants for any taste, serving any cuisine known to [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:15:50+00:00 Juni 15th, 2017|Englisch, Leben, New York City|Kommentare deaktiviert für NYC Diaries, 26. Mai 2014: Vergilia’s Rules on Eating and Making Friends

NYC Diaries, 25. Mai 2014: Vergilia’s Corollary to Rule #1: When in NYC You Jaywalk

Jaywalking is generally defined as crossing the street recklessly, ignoring red lights etc. etc. In New York, jaywalking is part of blending in: You cross the street when you have to and deem it reasonably safe to do so. Otherwise you may just be in the way of someone in a hurry (Rule #1, remember?). [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:16:28+00:00 Juni 13th, 2017|Englisch, Leben, New York City|Kommentare deaktiviert für NYC Diaries, 25. Mai 2014: Vergilia’s Corollary to Rule #1: When in NYC You Jaywalk