This has to be one of the biggest snow storms in New York City history that I can remember. The blizzard of 2010 left over 20 inches of snow throughout the city and closed down all airports. The snow storm even caused the A-train to lose power, trapping nearly 500 passengers on the train from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. without food, heat or water until rescue workers could get to them. Here are some photos of the NYC blizzard:
It’s Sunday morning. You have peeled yourself out of bed and are ready to greet the day after a weekend of wild parties, turning heads, and a secret rendezvous or two. Or maybe you spent your weekend by lounging at home in your PJs and watching every episode of 30 Rock, while drinking nearly a case of grape soda. I don’t know your life and I don’t judge. Either way you are about to start another week after the last one was full of long hours (be it spent at work or looking for work), bad food, and even worse coffee. …continue reading
When I first moved to Brooklyn Heights in 2005, I didn’t realize how much I would fall in love with this gem of a neighborhood. Brooklyn Heights is home to the Promenade (with the best views of Manhattan this side of private helicopter rentals), beautiful architecture, a variety of movie theaters, bookstores, great restaurants, and multiple subway lines (which always comes in handy when the MTA decides to close or detour pretty much every train you want to take in a single weekend). But one thing I was not expecting when I headed across the bridge from Manhattan was the treasure …continue reading
I have traveled all over this great county of ours and sampled burgers of all different makes and shapes: from the highbrow New York gastro pub burger to the greasy spoon variety of Sid’s Onion Burger outside of Oklahoma City. Yes, I have embarked on a personal quest to find what I believe to be is the best incarnation of this American culinary darling. It’s part of my life’s work. Let it be known that I am not above fast food when it comes to my quest: I have sampled burgers from such establishments as Five Guys, In-N-Out, Mooyah, and Whataburger. …continue reading
Someone from Team Black Sheep put a camera on a radio controlled toy plane and flew it over the Brooklyn and Verazano Bridge, around Downtown Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. Here is the YouTube video showing the amazing and unique birds-eye view they captured with the toy plane. Asked if they alerted authorities before flying the plane, they responded “it’s easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.” Enjoy the awesome video!