Nina In New York
Are you tired of eating tons of food and having to live with your choices? Had enough with dangerous calorie absorption and that boring old digestive system?
A lighthearted look at news, events, culture and everyday life in New York. ______________________ By Nina Pajak Another day, another $2,000 menu item at a New York City restaurant. Following the success of the most […]
Nina In New York: An Open Letter To Every Rental Broker In New York City Who Has Ever Posted A Listing Online
I again delve into the depths of online rental listings, and have so far mostly come up with a) nothing and b) a whole lotta rage. And how do I channel that rage? With an open letter to every broker who has ever wronged me, knowingly or not. And by me, I mean all of us.
A lighthearted look at news, events, culture and everyday life in New York. ______________ By Nina Pajak So, I know I was all “I hate resolutions!” and “I resolve to stop resolving to try to […]
It’s that time of year again. That glorious, magical, deeply distressing time when the avalanche of shopping emails ebbs and is replaced by a new influx of emails offering you a hundred different ways to stop being so fat and lazy, already.
So, in light of such monumental changes afoot, one would think this would be the year I’d eschew my usual distaste for new year’s resolutions and make a whole bunch of worthy–perhaps even necessary–ones.
In the days following Christmas and preceding New Year’s Eve, a very special thing happens to this city. Taxis are available. Traffic lightens up. Restaurants have open reservations. Subways have seats. The barrage of store emails lifts.
I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, “Ho hum, been there, done that. How many fake apocalypi can one world entertain in the course of a year?” I know, I know. But think about it.
Stricter gun laws would be the band-aid, if you will. No, it will not heal the wound, but it will staunch much of the bleeding.
Where’s the boot-buying police officer when you need him? We need him.
In the past, it’s been difficult to define the zeitgeist of a particular era or year or region. But thanks to the wonders of the Internet, Google in particular, this is no longer the case.
Anyway, I think it’s about time to break out the old hermetically-sealed bubble and wait out the rest of this pregnancy. BPA-free, of course.
What critter consistently terrifies New Yorkers more than roaches, rats, or cannibal cops? Yeah, it’s bedbugs.
I know we Americans aren’t always on the same wavelength as our cousins across the pond, but nothing about this makes any sense.
With Thanksgiving behind us, our holiday season fun continues with a little low-budget gem from our old Rydell High lovebirds, Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson.