Monday, May 30, 2011

#NikolaTesla Statue in front of the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, NYC

Was surprised to see this bust of one of the most brilliant men who ever lived in front of a church. Of all the things I've read about Tesla, I remember nothing about his religion.

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Random buildings in NYC. Some with fog, some without.

George Washington Bridge and the Ft. Washington Memorial on Memorial Day 2011

In the first pic you can see the flag hanging on the Jersey-side of the GWB but, by the time I took the second pic, the flag was twisting in the wind (oh, the metaphors!).  The final pic is of the Ft. Washington Memorial that commemorates those that died protecting Ft. Washington back, during the Revolutionary War (I try to visit it every year on Memorial Day).

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Popping in the #anime feature film "Summer Wars" from @netflix and seeing how it is.

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Have no idea what this is about. None at all.  This is my favorite way to watch media.  I hope it's good!

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Weatherbug mobile warns of "areal flood watch" well, I hope it's not afake flood watch! AHAHAHA

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But seriously, where does it flood in Manhattan?

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One of my favorite sources of comfort food gets immobile--coming soon: the @BigGayIceCream Store!

I added a bit of extra bold/italics toward the bottom to emphasize my favorite part of this story:

 

Big Gay Ice Cream Will Open East Village Space Mid-June

20110517-bgict.jpgPretty soon you won't have to follow the Big Gay Ice Cream truck's tweets for their rolling whereabouts (though you should, since their tweets are usually pretty entertaining). In mid-June, Bryan Petroff and Doug Quint plan on opening a brick-and-mortar shop on the East 7th Street block between First Avenue and Avenue A, what's already been nicknamed one of the tastiest blocks in the city.

This isn't goodbye to the truck at all, don't worry. Doug loves working the truck, and plans to be on there as much as possible once the shop is up and running. But with the bigger space (formerly Xoom juice bar), they'll be able to prepare more toppings and sauces from scratch like ginger curry and dulce de leche, as well others they've been testing for the cookbook. As for the soft-serve, they'll start out by sticking to vanilla and chocolate, but plan on expanding to a rotating selection of their own homemade flavors. You'll also see all the other usual suspects from the truck like, the Bea Arthur and the return of the much missed Choinkwich.

 

That's RIGHT--the Choinkwich will be returning!! If you don't remember, I once stood up against a terrorist to get one of these tasty delights made of two chocolate cookies, chocolate ice cream and caramelized bacon (Watch me enjoy my first Choinkwich). MMmmm... I'm salivating just thinking about them!

I've already been telling friends and family who visit NYC that no trip to the Big Apple is complete without checking out the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck, but soon you won't even need to worry about the weather, or the tweets--just head over to East 7Th Street!

My only gripe is that they won't be open in time for my birthday on the 6th. Ah well, guess I'll just have to go off my diet again, later in the month :)

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Saturday, May 14, 2011

More pics from our recent trip to Carnegie Hall.

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Turns out you take the subway.

Yeah, I was bummed, too.

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Anonymous graffiti outside the A Train at 190th St. (That's upper case "A" #Anonymous) #WaHi #Uptown

A few days after I took these pics I saw another white guy taking pictures of this same graffiti as well. I guess I'm not the only person that finds subversive groups interesting.

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I'm pretty sure my cats practice one of them "alternative lifestyle" things.

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I caught one of them licking their own butt the other day. Nothing says "alternative" more than that, am I right?

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Our younger cat trapping TheWife on the couch!

These are from April 21st--forgot I had them on my phone still. I wish my pics would just auto sync to my blog sometimes.

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Saturday, May 07, 2011

Wahoo!! Seeing the Daily Show (almost) for my birthday!!

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Just one day after my birthday--but hey, it's close enough. What are the odds that I'd just happen to see them listed for the 6th?

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