a quaint french café in mile end, montréal

Mile End is a part of Montréal much like Brooklyn, New York: varied immigrant communities, Hasidic Jews and artsy hipsters coexist, making it a...

ma’am, that banana could cost you $300

I woke up at the crack of dawn to head to Pierre Trudeau airport to catch at 6:30am flight back to New York City....

from london to the simple life in altus, arkansas

By guest blogger Fabien Reynaud. I never thought that after viewing a television program, my partner and I would end up in what at first...

100 years ago I was the tallest building in the world

Visitors to New York City have 5,868 high rises to choose from when they are walking the city and looking up for inspiration. Among...

tampa, florida: blue politics, bluz and bbq, pig bucks, and the big sloppy

Once again flyingnorthblog found itself on an airplane – this time headed south. Destination – Tampa, Florida. Despite having been to places like the...

the quest for the perfect latte in chicago

Given my being partial to lattes, a large part of every journey or adventure I embark upon is the never-ending quest for the perfect...

it’s always sunny in montréal

I woke up this morning in Montréal. Don’t ask me how I got here, must have been some kind of vortex that was activated...

hurricane irene update: manhattan island floods in advance of the real power of the...

As of 9:30am Eastern Standard Time, with Hurricane Irene showing the very beginnings of its power, New York City is already inundated, and Manhattan...

reporting from new orleans – now that the rain has stopped, how do you...

I don't actually have fine washables, and if I did, the little Korean man at my laundry across the street in Greenwich Village would...

puerto rico’s fort san felipe del morro [video]

Old San Juan’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fort known as San Felipe del Morro, was named in honor of King Phillip II and...

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