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Posts Categorized / New York City

Best places to travel alone for men

Travel is the best way to feel wonderful and delighted. Some people are so determined that they save for a lifetime to plan a trip round the world. This info-graphic describes the best places to travel alone for men. Traveling is one of the exciting things to do. The places mentioned are the homes for what most men […]

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Fette Sau – NYC’s best BBQ

Every once in a while I get this craving, especially after my long runs, to eat some southern food, really good southern BBQ food. And watching BBQ pitmasters with my roommate Conor, only increases my cravings for it. Damn it Conor, you make me fat. Fortunately for me, there is an amazing BBQ place close […]

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Enterprise NYC flyover

Couple of months ago, there was a planned space shuttle Enterprise NYC flyover where the shuttle was mounted on top of a modified 747 jumbo and had a planned route over NYC. Enterprise was just a prototype that was built that never had engines or heat shield and therefore was never able to to spaceflights. […]

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Pros and Cons of living in New York City

So I live in this incredible city with so much energy and vibe that sometimes, I am blind sighted by the disadvantages of living here. Everyone wants to move to NYC after they visit the city for the first time. That’s how much people are attracted to the city. Before you take such a decision, make sure […]

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How i finished my first marathon

It was spring of 2010 when I decided to run my first marathon and what better place to do it than NYC. For noobs, Marathon is 26 miles or 42 Km. I used to do 10K and half marathons before that but never a full race. So I took on the challenge of running a […]

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