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Lower East Side Immigrant Stories at the Tenement Museum

Lower East Side Immigrant Stories at the Tenement Museum

We visit the Tenement Museum in the Lower East Side of New York to learn more about the immigrant stories that have shaped the East Village and Alphabet City neighbourhoods where we’re spending our time. The multicultural make-up of the East Village and Alphabet City, our...
New York Take-Homes: Stationery Souvenirs

New York Take-Homes: Stationery Souvenirs

Like New York itself, I find shopping in Manhattan overwhelming and the sheer choice somewhat maddening though I must admit that I prefer moving about at a low-key pace to the frenetic speed that office-workers in city centres move in peak hours and on lunch...
Price Check: a New York Shopping List

Price Check: a New York Shopping List

One of the huge advantages of staying in the East Village instead of, say, around the Times Square, is that there are heaps of affordable supermarkets dotted about, which is wonderful if you’re renting an apartment and want to cook occasionally, or, at the very...
Eggs Benedict Recipe, Weekend Eggs New York Edition

Eggs Benedict Recipe, Weekend Eggs New York Edition

An eggs Benedict recipe. How could I do anything else for my New York City edition of my Weekend Eggs series? Could there be a more quintessential New York eggs dish? Eggs Benedict is to New Yorkers what smashed avocado and poached eggs is to...