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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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Christmas Shoe Shine: A Dance

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Have your shoes lost their luster? Are you in need of a little holiday cheer? Head over to While “U” Wait Shoe Shine at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, have a seat, and ask for Marco. Christmas Shoe Shine from Emily Johnson on Vimeo.

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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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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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Treat Your Feet

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by .

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At Nail Plus II in Maspeth, Queens customers are treated to the spa experience for just $15. Here a customer enjoys a pedicure administered by Nelly, a nail technician. A pedicure usually takes 15-20 minutes and is topped off with a free five minute soothing massage. Nail Plus Pedicure from uche abanobi on Vimeo.

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Home of the largest slice

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by .

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Benny Tudino’s pizzeria has been serving customers in Hoboken, N.J. for over 40 years. The popular spot, opened in 1968 by Benny Drishti, was voted the #1 pizza in New Jersey by Zagat in 2005-2006 and is a well-known Hoboken landmark. Benny’s claim to fame is its massively sized slices, which are covered in gooey […]

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Subway performers network

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by .

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Like them or not, New York City subway performers are just as much a fixture to the city as Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. But did you know that there are certain rules of engagement that subway performers have to abide by and there is even a governing body that apportions performance licenses […]

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Columbia University expansion pushing businesses out

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It’s hard to make a man laugh while torturing his body but Athletic Trainer Gene Schafer walked this delicate line Saturday morning, harnessing his client’s ankles above the ground with ropes walking him back and forth on his hands. Working alone, he would hover over his client with his muscular frame while dashing to answer […]

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Florist Does Brisk Holiday Business

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by .

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Every holiday brings in business for the Sutton Florist flower shop in New Rochelle, but the winter holidays are especially busy. “This is a time when there is a lot of decorating, but no one decorates the week of the holiday. Usually it is done a little at a time and it starts around Thanksgiving,” […]

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Like a good neighbor

Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by .

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Robye Patrick Wallace grew up in Lower Peach Tree Alabama, a town with less than 500 people. She moved from Alabama to New York City in 2003. Wallace is the executive director of New Song Community Corporation, an organization dedicated to being a part of the community through multiple programs aimed at community building in […]

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