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Travels of a NYC Convert by Elaine Calloway

For years, NYC invoked this image of a large, unforgiving concrete jungle—a scary and distant place crammed with rude people and honking taxis. I’m happy to report how wrong I’d been. NYC is wonderful—a vast melting pot allowing everyone to experience it in their own way. I hope this blog gives you a brief glimpse […]

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New York, New York by Marilyn Baron

My daughter, Marissa, and me in front of the Washington Square Park Archway at the entrance to the NYU campus. I’ve been to New York many times, for business and for pleasure, but on my last trip I squeezed a lot into my three-night visit with my daughter Marissa, who has lived there for five […]

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Times Square, NYC

Time Square is the most visited place in the world. I can see why with its bright lights and vibrant energy. According to the City Sights Bus Tour operator, over 58 million people flock to the crossroads of Broadway and 42nd Street each year. Time Square is located in Midtown Manhattan. The heart of the square named after […]

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Cruising – New York, New England and Canada by Marilyn Baron

A Three Hour Tour By Marilyn Baron When we set sail on a 7-Day round-trip cruise from New York City to New England and Canada, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, I joked with my sister and her husband, who were accompanying my husband and me, about that familiar line from the Gilligan’s […]

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