Tag Archives: NYC

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker, historical fantasy in NYC

This novel is about beginnings and new beginnings. It’s about immigrant communities, and what the dream of America has meant to so many people for so long. Multiple POVs, with some minor romantic subplots that aren’t really the point of … Continue reading

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Brain Awareness Week

I recently found out that Brain Awareness Week is from┬áMarch 11-17 this year. If you’re in NYC, consider checking out the events. There are workshops, lectures, at least one fair. Most of them look like they’re free, though some require … Continue reading

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That Hurricane Thing

So yeah, Sandy happened. I got lucky in that the neighborhood I’m in came out fine, but there are a lot of areas around us still feeling the aftereffects. Damage to buildings, loss of power, insane lines for gas… Not … Continue reading

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Improv Everywhere, Spontaneity in NYC

I’ve decided to add a new category to my blog, dedicated to pointing out some of the interesting stuff available online, whether that’s media or website resources. There’s a lot of stuff to sift through, so here’s me pointing out … Continue reading

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