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Free concert tonight, September 30, 2005 at 8 pm

Manhattan School of Music, 8:00 pm ... FREE ... no tickets required ... Brahms, Symphony #2 in D major, Op. 73 ... Hindemith, Symphonic Metamorphosis ... Ravel, Shéhérazade ... George Manahan, conductor ... Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano ... we're going to the NY blogger party after the concert ...

John C. Borden Auditorium, 120 Claremont Avenue, at 122nd Street (directions), 917-493-4428
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Posted September 30, 2005 12:29 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Free , Music , Tips   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBacks (0)


NY Blogger Party tonight, Sept. 30, 2005, 8 pm

It's this Friday [September 30, 2005] at 8pm at K Lounge, 30 W 52nd St between Fifth and Sixth Avenues (thanks Yehudit for the correction). There are over 70 bloggers currently RSVP'd to attend. If you're in the NY area this weekend, come on by.

AlarmingNews

Posted September 30, 2005 11:01 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  NYC blogs   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

"NYC Traffic Camera and Block Photo Map"

"Even though I don’t have a car, NYsee is one of the cooler Google Maps mashups I’ve seen to date. Not only does it contain live feeds from traffic cameras scattered around New York City, but it also incorporates the A9 BlockView photos."

"NYC Traffic Camera and Block Photo Map," GridSkipper, September 29, 2005

via NewYorkology

Posted September 30, 2005 09:37 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Auto   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

This Week in Reviews - September 30, 2005

This Week in Reviews (TWIR)

Each Friday, A Guy In New York publishes "This Week in Reviews (TWIR)," with quick links to New York City restaurant reviews and mentions from the previous seven days in blogs, magazines, and newspapers.

Steve Cuozzo says "Restaurant reviews are over. History. Outta here. It's time to report on restaurants in a new and better way, and this is why: More than ever before, reviews have a shorter shelf life than unpasteurized milk. If you're one of the millions of New Yorkers who rely on them for guidance, you're likely mystified - and annoyed - by some of your recent dining-out adventures. ... So from now on, The Post will tell you what's going on without pretending that what's true this week will be valid for all time - or even for the next month. Starting today, we're going to tackle restaurants in a different way." ... read the whole thing ... and then contrast with the article by Pascale Le Draoule, "Michelin rates the Apple" ... the Michelin Guide is coming to NYC in November ...


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Did we miss your favorite review?

Let us know: aguyinnewyork [at] gmail ... we're especially interested in hearing from NYC bloggers ...

Posted September 30, 2005 06:33 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  This Week in Reviews   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Malaysian food - Sanur

Sanur Restaurant, 18 Doyers Street, 212-267-0088 ... best roti canai in NYC ... chicken rice ... curry noodles ... ice kachang (ABC) ... curry puffs ... lunch for two big eaters total was $12.80 ... excellent authentic Malaysian food ... we did not try the Kuih, but it looked good ...

Our previous post on Sanur ...

eGullet postings on Malaysian food, with pics

AGINY Good Value
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Posted September 29, 2005 06:30 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  AGINY Good Value , Chinatown , Malaysian , Restaurants , The Best   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Fine Musical Instruments at Christie's

Fine Musical Instruments auction, October 14, 2005, at Christie's Rockefeller Plaza location ...

Christie's, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, 212-636-2000

Please note that links to auction items usually stop working within 30 days after the auction concludes ...
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Posted September 28, 2005 04:04 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Auctions , Auctions and Appraisals   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Big Apple Blog Festival - September 26, 2005

Big Apple Blog Festival (BABF)

Welcome to Big Apple Blog Festival (BABF), a representative roundup of this week's posts by NYC bloggers.

NY blog party on Friday, September 30, 2005 ... Evite here ...

Listed on the ÜberCarnival page and in Carnival News.

If you have a NYC blog and want to see something in the next BABF ... or you have a NYC blog and would like to host an upcoming BABF ... send us a short write up and a permalink to aguyinnewyork [at] gmail.com ... see you next week ...

You are free to repost the Big Apple Blog Festival so long as you leave this URL attached: BigAppleBlogFestival.com

Posted September 26, 2005 06:16 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Big Apple Blog Festival   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (1)

"Walts" - new unit of measurement from Stay Free!

Stay Free! proposes a new unit of measurement ... the Walt ... "the Walt Scale of Crass Commercialization." .. we'll just call it Walts, as in "Disney World is 100 Walts, Isle Royale National Park is 0 Walts" ...

Posted September 25, 2005 06:20 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Technology   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Saturday catblogging

Loco and Luca ... plotting their next adventure ...

Loco and Luca ... plotting their next adventure ...

Life in the City is good ... especially when you don't have to work very hard ... plenty to eat ... good company ...

Posted September 24, 2005 03:30 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Catblogging   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Quick quiz

1) From Russell Roberts (no relation):

What proportion of the American labor force earns the minimum wage or less and what is the standard of living of the average American today relative to 100 years ago?

2) If you placed

one penny on the first square of a chess board, two pennies on the second square, four on the third, etc.

and kept doubling the pennies on the next square, how much would you have after doubling the pennies on the 63rd (the next-to-last) square of the chessboard?


3) Are disasters good for the economy?

You can click "Read More >>" after jotting down your answers ...

Read More »

Posted September 23, 2005 10:08 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Libraries and Research   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

This Week in Reviews - September 23, 2005

This Week in Reviews (TWIR)

Each Friday, A Guy In New York publishes "This Week in Reviews (TWIR)," with quick links to New York City restaurant reviews and mentions from the previous seven days in blogs, magazines, and newspapers.

The Feast of San Gennaro runs through September 25, 2005, and TimeOutNY's EatOut05 is September 27, 2005 ...


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Did we miss your favorite review? Want to see your review here next week?

Let us know: aguyinnewyork [at] gmail ... we're especially interested in hearing from NYC bloggers ...

Posted September 23, 2005 09:25 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  This Week in Reviews   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Old Master Paintings - at Christie's

Here are some paintings from the "Old Master Paintings" auction, September 30, 2005, 10:00 am ... open for viewing September 24 through September 29, 2005 ... at Christie's Rockefeller Plaza location ...

Christie's, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, 212-636-2000

Please note that links to auction items usually stop working within 30 days after the auction concludes ...

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Posted September 22, 2005 04:08 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Auctions , Auctions and Appraisals   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

"Gamblers Anonymous"

Cornelius Bear at Drone's Club took an online test from "Gamblers Anonymous" and gives his answers ... wonder if he plays online bingo ...

Posted September 21, 2005 03:25 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Technology   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Porkbusters

mister snitch!, like many other bloggers, has a post on Porkbusters ... "Got pork?" ... but we like his because of the image ...

Posted September 20, 2005 09:25 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  

Big Apple Blog Festival - September 19, 2005

Big Apple Blog Festival (BABF)

Welcome to Big Apple Blog Festival (BABF), a representative roundup of this week's posts by NYC bloggers.


Listed on the ÜberCarnival page and in Carnival News.

If you have a NYC blog and want to see something in the next BABF ... or you have a NYC blog and would like to host an upcoming BABF ... send us a short write up and a permalink to aguyinnewyork [at] gmail ... see you next week ...

Posted September 19, 2005 12:15 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Big Apple Blog Festival   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (1)

Freelancing

gothamist has a post on the Freelancers Union ... with a chart showing income ... complete report here (pdf) ...

freelance writers have been around for a long time ... The Authors Guild was established in 1912 ... and the National Writers Union was established in 1981 ...

Posted September 18, 2005 07:56 PM  ·  Permalink   ·     ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Missed this ... Internet bingo

mister snitch! says Internet bingo is "The inevitable result of the convergence of online gaming and an aging demographic." ... links in his post ...

Posted September 18, 2005 07:16 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Technology   ·  Comments (2)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Saturday catblogging

Loco and Luca relaxing in chairs ...

Loco and Luca relaxing in chairs ...

Life in the City is good ...

Posted September 17, 2005 08:03 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Catblogging   ·  Comments (1)   ·  TrackBack (0)

The Work of Al Hirschfeld - Auction, September 22, 2005

Swann Galleries is having an auction of Al Hirschfeld drawings ... exhibition starting tomorrow, September 17, 2005 ...

The September 22 auction of The Work of Al Hirschfeld offers some 200 lots. Among the approximately 25 original drawings are portraits of Bob Hope, George Burns, Pearl Bailey, Alistair Cooke, Paul Muni, and Henry Fonda. There are also drawings for the New York Times of Desperate Hours, a 1955 play that featured a young Paul Newman; Awake & Sing, which starred John Garfield; and prints of more contemporary subjects such as the cast of Seinfeld.

Date: September 22, 2005, 2:30 pm
Exhibition: Saturday, September 17, 10-4; Monday, September 19 through Wednesday, September 21, 10-6; and Thursday, September 22, 10-noon

104 East 25th Street, between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue, 212-254-4710
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Posted September 16, 2005 06:18 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Auctions , Auctions and Appraisals   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

3rd Annual West Side County Fair - Sunday, September 18, 2005

Third Annual West Side County Fair ... Sunday, September 18, 2005, 2:00 - 6:00 pm, Riverside Park, 62nd to 72nd Street

Summer on the Hudson @ Riverside Park South presents the 3rd Annual West Side County Fair. Celebrate the change of season at Riverside Park South. Enjoy carnival rides like the Ferris Wheel and the Pirate Ship, the Moonbounce and the Bungee Run for the kids, funnel cakes, popcorn, cotton candy and country cooking. There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, strolling performers, a face painter, games, music and dancing. Some of the featured bands will be The Brooklyn Steppers Marching Band, The Muskrat Dixieland Trio, The Maybelles and many more. Vendors offering everything from soap and jewelry to pies and cider will be selling their wares. There is so much to see and do, we hope you will join us! And it's all free (except for food and vendor purchases). Weather permitting. For more information about this and other Riverside Park South events, please call 212-408-0219

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Posted September 16, 2005 04:22 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Holidays & Festivals   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

This Week in Reviews - September 16, 2005

This Week in Reviews (TWIR)

Each Friday, A Guy In New York publishes "This Week in Reviews (TWIR)," with quick links to New York City restaurant reviews and mentions from the previous seven days in blogs, magazines, and newspapers.

The Feast of San Gennaro runs through September 25, 2005.


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Let us know: aguyinnewyork [at] gmail ... we're especially interested in hearing from NYC bloggers ...

Posted September 16, 2005 12:10 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  This Week in Reviews   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Brooklyn Jazz Series - FREE kickoff Sunday, September 18, 2005

The Brooklyn Jazz Series kicks off a ten-week run this weekend ... with a FREE session on Sunday, September 18th, 2005 ...

After that, every Wednesday, September 21st through November 23rd, 2005, 8 to 11 pm ...

from the great folks at Water Street Restaurant & Lounge ... site of the Tiger Beer Singapore Chili Crab Festival (Third Annual coming next August!) ... DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass), Brooklyn, 66 Water Street, between Dock and Main Streets, 718-625-9352 [Citysearch]

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Posted September 16, 2005 09:28 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Brooklyn , Music   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Festival of San Gennaro - September 15-25, 2005

The 78th Annual Feast of San Gennaro, New York City's oldest, biggest and best street festival, will be celebrated starting Thursday, September 15, and continuing for 11 days through Sunday, September 25, 2005.


The Feast runs along Mulberry Street, between Canal Street (on south) and Houston Street (on north). It takes place east to west on Grand Street, between Mott and Baxter Street, and east to west on Hester Street, between Mott and Baxter Streets.

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Posted September 15, 2005 08:04 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Holidays & Festivals   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Paintings at Christie's ... Guy Wiggins

Here are some paintings we like by Guy Carleton Wiggins at the Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture auction, September 15, 2005, at Christie's Rockefeller Plaza location ...

The grandson of the painter is a friend of ours ...

Christie's, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, 212-636-2000

Please note that links to auction items usually stop working within 30 days after the auction concludes ...

Posted September 14, 2005 02:31 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Auctions and Appraisals   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Free wi-fi coming to Central Park ... other parks have had it for years ...

Daily News reports that "Wi-Fi umbrella to cover 10 city parks" (September 13, 2005) ... but Dana Spiegel reminds us that we've had free wi-fi in many parks for the past 3 or 4 years:

Working with other sponsoring organizations such as the Alliance for Downtown New York and the Union Square Partnership, local businesses, and residents, NYCwireless has helped bring Wi-Fi to Bryant Park, Union Square Park, City Hall Park, Tomkins Square Park, the South Street Seaport, and Bowling Green Park, among others. NYCwireless also works with other non-profits, such as Community Access, to bring free Wi-Fi to underserved and underprivileged city residents in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx.

These Wi-Fi hotspots have been in use by many New Yorkers and visitors to the city for the past 3-4 years, and have been featured in numerous newspaper and magazine articles.

Bryant Park has had free wi-fi since 2002 ...

Posted September 14, 2005 06:54 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Technology   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Student Interview

A student for a class at FCI interviewed us recently ...

Among other questions, we were asked:

Q: What inspired you ... to create a website devoted to food, amongst other things?

A: Friends and family inspired A Guy In New York. Over the past 20 years or so, hundreds of people have suggested that Peter write a book about living and eating well in NYC ... and it is much easier to do a blog than a book. Peter enjoys eating at NYC restaurants 2 or 3 times each week, which he has been doing for more than 30 years.


Q: Do you feel restaurant websites and food blogs are slowly replacing newspapers and magazines?

A: Food blogs and other dining sites are not replacing food writing in newspapers and magazine, they complement and supplement it. It is now much easier to get a wide variety of opinion about different restaurants, something that is facilitated in NYC especially by the existence of MenuPages and Citysearch with reader comments, and forums such as Chowhound. However, the big issue remains of whose taste you agree with and trust. Peter has friends who love places that he does not like. That doesn't make them bad places, just not places he can recommend. And there are restaurants that he believes embody the best of Asian cooking, while friends of his do not rave about them like he does. Part of that is explained by the fact that Peter experienced authentic Malaysian and Chinese cooking in Asia for his first 20 years, and he brought those preferences with him to the U.S. So, part of his preferences are due to Peter establishing his taste for Asian food ... in Asia.

We also like spicy food, but not when spices are used to cover up mediocre and less-than-fresh ingredients.


Q: Do you use Open Table?

A: We do not use Open Table, as we normally don't eat at places that require a reservation. Peter believes restaurants that require reservations don't need his business, especially when there are so many excellent restaurants in NYC where you can dine without a reservation. Competition is great for good dining. Also, many restaurants that say they require reservations can often fit you in.

We are primarily concerned with the consistent quality of the food served, and prefer simple, fresh ingredients. And although we enjoy food that is artfully presented, presentation, ambience and service are less important to us than eating food that is consistently fresh and spiced and cooked properly.


Q: Where or what do you turn to for food information?

A: We talk to our friends and wait staff, and we look at all of the major reviewers and numerous food blogs. We especially like the very simple restaurant reviews that appear at the bottom of Steve Forbes "Fact and Comment" column in Forbes magazine, and have agreed with most all of them. We believe the restaurant reviews in Forbes are far less influenced by PR than some others.

We have also become more familiar with the many excellent NYC food blogs by putting together our weekly "This Week In Reviews."

The list of NYC food blogs and reviewers we look at are on our Good Eats page.

If you have a NYC food blog and are not listed, send us an email and we'll add you ... aguyinnewyork -at- gmail ... for more about us, see About Us ...

Posted September 13, 2005 07:22 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  NYC blogs   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Upcoming Sotheby's sales

Some interesting upcoming sales at Sotheby's ...

Posted September 13, 2005 06:55 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Auctions and Appraisals   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Open House NY - October 8 and 9, 2005

The 3rd annual openhousenewyork weekend will be held October 8 and 9, 2005.

This is a fantastic way to see some of New York City's buildings up close and in ways rarely possible.

This year’s event will highlight 150 sites throughout the city, allowing you to explore landmarks such as the Chrysler Building, major projects such as Fresh Kills, and sites open for the first time, such as the grounds of Ellis Island Hospital PLUS lighthouses, lookouts, monuments, mansions, fireboats, forts, farmhouses, penthouses and SO MUCH MORE!

They also need volunteers to work at the sites as well as professional photographers.

Posted September 13, 2005 10:04 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Buildings & Architecture , Sights & Sounds   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

The Telecrapper 2000

engadget has a great post on the Telecrapper 2000, which "identifies incoming telemarketer calls and using caller ID (or more specifically, their lack thereof), and is programmed to ensnare the caller in a software-driven conversation in order to keep them on the line as long as possible."

See this flash animation for a "Telecrapper 2000 virtual conversation" ...

Posted September 12, 2005 08:46 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Technology   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Artists Aid Orleans, Sept. 13th

Artists Aid Orleans is a benefit art sale raising money for the charities Habitat for Humanity and America's Second Harvest ... Tuesday September 13th, 6 to 9 pm ... NYC Stories has details ...

Posted September 12, 2005 07:32 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Art , Brooklyn   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

NYC blogger party - September 30, 2005

Karol Sheinin of AlarmingNews is hosting "The Awesome Super Fantastic 'Autumn in NY' Blogger Party" ... September 30, 2005, 8:00 pm, probably at Madame X, 94 West Houston Street, 212-539-0808 ... [Citysearch] ...

"Everyone is invited. Bloggers. Blog readers. All welcome. There are plenty of NY-based blogs that I know nothing about so please do pass this invite along and let your readers know about it too. This is certainly not a political party, every ideology, or none at all, is welcome."

if you plan to attend, please rsvp using this evite ...

Posted September 12, 2005 02:23 PM  ·  Permalink   ·     ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Big Apple Blog Festival - September 12, 2005

Big Apple Blog Festival (BABF)

Welcome to Big Apple Blog Festival (BABF), a representative roundup of this week's posts by NYC bloggers.


Listed on the ÜberCarnival page and in Carnival News.

If you have a NYC blog and want to see something in the next BABF, send us a short write up and a permalink to aguyinnewyork [at] gmail ... see you next week ...

Posted September 12, 2005 06:57 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Big Apple Blog Festival   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (1)

"BeatTix.com to Fight Parking Ticket for You"

Autoblog says that "BeatTix.com will fight your [parking] ticket for you for $20." ... and "if you get a ticket anywhere within 2 miles of Yankee Stadium during a game for the rest of the season, BeatTix.com will fight your ticket for FREE" ...

From the BeatTix.com web site ... "BeatTix.com Guarantees that all penalties and interest will be waived or we will promptly refund our $19.95 fee. However, once penalties and interest are waived at the hearing, it is your responsibility to pay the base fine on time. If penalties and/or interest are reinstated it is not covered under the Guarantee."

Posted September 11, 2005 09:13 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Auto   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

NYC blogs - new photoblog

We added a new photoblog to the NYC blog list ... Express Train, by Travis Ruse ... this is how he describes his photoblog:

I live in Park Slope, Brooklyn. I work in midtown Manhattan.

42nd & Lexington Ave., to be exact, right across from Grand Central Station.

As the crow flies, that's just 6 miles. But on the tracks, it can be three trains, 11 stops, and 45 minutes each way.

This is what I see every day commuting to and from work.

The beauty of these photographs is the beauty of the everyday ...

Recommended

Thanks to Amy at NewYorkology for the pointer ...

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If you have a NYC blog and want to be added to our list of NYC blogs, or see your posts in the weekly Big Apple Blog Festival, send an email to: aguyinnewyork [AT] gmail ... or you can use the Carnival Submit Form ...

Posted September 11, 2005 08:28 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  NYC photoblogs   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Saturday catblogging

Loco and Luca relaxing on the terrace ... overlooking Madison Avenue ... between 67th and 68th Streets ...

Loco and Luca relaxing on the terrace ...

Life in the City is so good ...

Posted September 10, 2005 07:56 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Catblogging   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

"East buffet sued for paying workers as little as $1 an hour"

Newsday reports that

Workers at East Buffet & Restaurant in Huntington Station have filed a federal lawsuit against their employer, saying they worked 65-hour weeks for as little as $1 per hour and without overtime pay. They contend managers kept most of the tips left for waiters and other service personnel.

East Buffet was in TWIR (September 9, 2005)

The reviews are mixed on AOL cityguide, but not on Citysearch

Posted September 10, 2005 07:20 AM  ·  Permalink   ·     ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

This Week in Reviews - September 9, 2005

This Week in Reviews (TWIR)

Each Friday, A Guy In New York publishes "This Week in Reviews (TWIR)," with quick links to New York City restaurant reviews and mentions from the previous seven days in blogs, magazines, and newspapers.

This week's TWIR is shorter than usual due to fall soccer getting underway ...

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Did we miss your favorite review? Want to see your review here next week?

Let us know: aguyinnewyork [at] gmail ... we're especially interested in hearing from NYC bloggers ...

Posted September 9, 2005 06:15 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  This Week in Reviews   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Posting will be light this weekend ...

Soccer season begins this weekend, so posting will be light ...

Posted September 8, 2005 06:28 PM  ·  Permalink   ·     ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Inflation calculator

Here's a handy inflation calculator ... from Steven Morgan Friedman ... who also started Overheard in New York ...

Posted September 7, 2005 03:02 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Tips   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Charge your cell phone with a single AA battery

gizmodo has a post about a cell phone charger that works on a single AA battery ... $24.95 "Includes assortment of connectors to fit virtually all popular cell phone models" ...

Posted September 7, 2005 02:12 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Technology   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)

Web site worth knowing about - Eating Chinese

Eating Chinese "is a labor of love, and being the creation of a man with a slow hand, it will not come to the table with the alacrity of a dry-fry, which is to say it is permanently under construction."

Gary Soup, the webmaster, has an impressive collection of links, but the heart of the site is the discussion forums.

As a lover of chicken feet, we were pleased to discover an entire thread discussing them. And if you want advice for a good Chinese restaurant anywhere, try posting in the Restaurant Tip Sheet.

Mr. Soup, all you need is a blog!

Posted September 7, 2005 12:30 PM  ·  Permalink   ·  Book and Web Site Reviews , Chinese , Tips   ·  Comments (0)   ·  TrackBack (0)