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Most Popular Weekend Getaways near New York City

Most Popular Weekend Getaways near New York City

New York City is a funny place. It has people falling in love with it, and people trying to get over it- all at the same time. So when long weekends strike, while the rest of the northern United States would love to have a ball at the Times Square in New York City, local(…)

Published On: Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
Abitino

Abitino's Pizzeria - A quick review

They claim that they make the only pizza which is worth eating. In a city like New York making this claim needs a certain degree of confidence and a certain degree of wickedness. Yes, you need to be wicked because you are undermining all others in one stroke. A ‘blink-and-you’ll-miss-it’ kind of a place, you(…)

Published On: Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
United Nations Headquarters - From slaughterhouse to attempting peace

United Nations Headquarters - From slaughterhouse to attempting peace

From a slaughterhouse to a house of peace, this piece of ground has seen what a mess our world is. The minute you step inside the UN complex you are technically not on US soil, this vast complex and other UN buildings in its neighborhood are extraterritorial. For a layman it is all New York.(…)

Published On: Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
Grand Central Terminal New York

Grand Central Terminal New York

Is Grand Central New York all about transporting you from point A to point B? No it is not. On the contrary it is all about liberal mingling of art, culture, food, opportunities, business and utilities. Transporting you is incidental. This is my story and impressions about Grand Central, New York. There were a few(…)

Published On: Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
Gray Line Tours NYC - Photos from 9ft above the ground

Gray Line Tours NYC - Photos from 9ft above the ground

Here I was, back on a Gray Line bus for the second time in my life. This bus ride of mine had a defined purpose and the purpose was to capture photographs for this post, which I really wanted to do. I had always wished, if only I could board the bus with time on(…)

Published On: Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
New York City - One Picture, Countless Stories

New York City - One Picture, Countless Stories

My eye saw the Apple logo first. Sorry, but that is what I saw and composed this picture. I was 9 ft above the ground on this sightseeing bus and I see this Apple logo looking back at me, fumbled for my camera and got what I wished. Only when I saw this photograph late(…)

Published On: Monday, September 16th, 2013
The Empire State Building - America

The Empire State Building - America's Favorite Architecture

Whenever I look at this building, it tells me to rise, rise in admiration of the vision and the work which went into creation of this icon of the United States of America and America’s Favorite Architecture. It tells me to rise, because those  who do, stand out and they reach out to the stars(…)

Published On: Sunday, September 15th, 2013
Grilled Atlantic Salmon at The Plaza Food Hall

Grilled Atlantic Salmon at The Plaza Food Hall

You are going to NYC? Wow! Don’t come back without going to The Plaza food Hall opposite Central Park, it is amazing.” With a sell like this there was no way I was going to miss going here. Just to state, the sell was from a highly regarded foodie who had read and heard great(…)

Published On: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Split it and See it - It is New York

Split it and See it - It is New York

New York is what you see it as, it is definitely not what you see at first glance. It takes your own perspective to decode the city for you. It is, of course, different things to different people and those whose differentiation is more than that of the masses takes home the choicest baguette and(…)

Published On: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013