All great cities never run out of secrets, however, and NYC is the greatest city of them all. While destinations like Times Square and Central Park are definitely worth a visit, there are so many other attractions that, although off the beaten path, embody what makes NYC a great urban center.
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It was the summer of 1796 when we arrived in Nova Scotia and we counted ourselves fortunate to have made our advent during the warm season. In actual fact, most of us were experiencing colder temperatures than we had ever before encountered.
There are many ways to pay it forward and cheer up someone else’s day. Here are a few of them.
I have handmade 101 clay pots with the faces of different poets from around the world on them. I am leaving the pots, along with poems by those poets around the city for people to discover, read, and take home with them.
Lost my drivin’ wheel
Youth sports are at the core of a typical American upbringing. Not only do sports encourage important skills such as teamwork, self-confidence, and health, but student athletes can get the chance to qualify for college scholarships after high school graduation.
One morning I awoke, and noticed the absence of the rocking movement of the vessel to which I’d grown accustomed. Shouts and cries assailed my ears and strange smells penetrated even through the miasma of our hold. The hatch opened and we blinked at the bright light, then staggered out of the vessel. With its hot sun and its palm trees, Jamaica was in some ways much like home.
No, three choices.
What are you?
Colonialist and colonized.
Both, and something all my own.
A passion for grilling is the main reason many suburbanites and city-dwellers choose to eat outside. With grills and outdoor kitchens already a part of many backyard patios, decks, and balconies, it’s only logical that a dedicated outdoor dining area should be the next step.
If you posed that question to a restaurant sommelier, or anyone passionate about collecting and maturing wines, they would say NO! They might even ask, Why would you want to try to keep anything but wine in your wine cellar? And imply that to do so would be to risk your entire collection. And they would have some good arguments.