Archive for 'Jeremy Caplan'

A Look Into A Food Vendor's Cart

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Aman Khan is a food vendor on Seventh Avenue and 39th Street in Manhattan. He is consistently busy during the lunch time break. Below is a peek into Aman Khan’s food cart. 39th Street Food Vendor_Aman Khan from Diana Cabral on Vimeo.

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The Italian Man With the Chinese Name

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Lin De Ming is standing tall, feet spread, arms raised in defense.  Two teenage Chinese boys come at him from both directions, on the attack.  With two quick arm movements he wards them off and they shuffle, heads down, back into position. From his third floor studio in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, Lin teaches the martial art […]

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The Bell Ringers

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Ever wonder who those guys are on street corners ringing bells for the good of charity? Steve Myers, 24, is one of those guys. Myers and the trio of Salvation Army bell ringers raise money at the corner of 42nd street and Park Avenue right outside Grand Central Terminal. The Bell Ringers from Vishal Persaud […]

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South Bronx Rallies Against Violence

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A number of outraged community groups gathered on the steps of the Bronx County Courthouse in the South Bronx on Sunday, November 22, just a few short blocks from Yankee Stadium. The rally was an expression of outrage, a call for action against the recent gun violence that has plagued communities like the South Bronx. […]

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Top five worst things about the holidays

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1. Decadent Decorations:: Why can’t everything look this good year round? Why do we have to decorate everything just so it looks nice this time of year? Think about all the extra time, money and effort put into making things look extra nice this time of year. The sheer decadence of all the department stores […]

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We Like Pizza

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How do I describe Staten Island’s pizza legacy in one paragraph? It’s like a national pastime there. You’ve got Denino’s crispy flat crust, Joe & Pat’s saucy fresh mozzarella slices, Big Al’s Chicago style pizza, and the best bar pies in the universe at Lee’s Tavern. The pizza there is so famous that people come […]

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Promoting Carrie Fisher

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Debby Bell found an interesting job on Craigslist. She stands in Times Square, right outside Toys R Us at Broadway and 44th Street, and hands out fliers for Carrie Fisher’s “Wishful Drinking.” Fisher’s show, which is based on the Star Wars actress’s life, is playing through January 17. She divulges details from her life, including […]

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Calorific!

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There are many differences between religions, but there’s one thing that we all believe in – and practice. Holidays are a time when counting calories is forbidden. You don’t have to be Jewish to appreciate a deep fried dough, sprinkled with powder sugar on top, with strawberry jam inside. Each traditional Jewish Jelly doughnut (Sufganiyah), […]

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Artbot Brings Technology to Canvas

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Who needs fingers when you can paint with robots? Creator Oscar Torres built his first art robots – or artbots – as an open source project while attending the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University. Open source means that the source code for the project is made available to the public, who can then […]

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Olive's Day at the Groomers

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Residents of Chelsea are likely to bring their furry, four-footed loved ones to Towne House Grooming, located on West 19th Street off of Ninth Avenue. Elly Wong has owned the grooming haven for 6 and a half years, which also offers cat grooming, dog walking, and in-home dog boarding as part of its services. The […]

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