Wednesday, December 13, 2017

sip an espresso at caffé reggio and be transported to the past

In the heart of New York City's Greenwich Village, just steps away from the city's famous Washington Square, is a café that has been...

the promise of a shorter airport security queue: the u.s. precheck program begins

If you are like me, you know all of the ins and outs of the U.S. security screening routine, and find it a challenge...

a national hero of uruguay in downtown manhattan

As I was walking from Flyingnorthblog International Headquarters in the South Village of New York City toward Canal Street in Tribeca, I followed Sixth...

a future new york urban travel destination: the lower east side “low line”

New York City’s much-heralded and successful west side High Line project - the abandoned cargo train-track-turned-park – may soon have a subterranean counterpart. The...

in new york city, dumbo is not an animated elephant

If you are out and about in New York City and want to get some of the most spectacular views of the Brooklyn Bridge...

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...

sorry mother nature, your earthquakes and hurricanes are no match for the power of...

August 23: earthquake. August 28: hurricane. Good try Mother Nature, but if you listen closely, you will hear the raspberries of more than eight...

the reality on the ground in new orleans in the midst of tropical storm...

As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.  Once again, and for the second time in a week, flyingnorthblog finds itself...

a hidden terrace of nineteenth century row houses

While much of Manhattan’s past architectural glory was lost to “progress” prior to the creation of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1965...

weak hurricane [now tropical storm] irene in nyc: flooding and power issues, and fun...

From midtown Manhattan, it seems that the worst is over. The power is still on and there is little damage on the streets. At...

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