Tag Archives: New York Magazine

New York Magazine thinks there’s no good, cheap food in Queens

Queens doesn’t exist. Or maybe it just disappeared one day while everyone was checking their smartphones and being social. There’s a giant void between Manhattan, Brooklyn and Nassau County. Woodside… felled. Flushing… down the toilet. Jackson Heights… sunk. Only the quickly gentrifying Astoria remains, visible from the Upper East Side on the rare occasion someone […]

A man and his cookie – a dream comes true… a Lifetime original movie, presented by Nabisco

Jackson Heights is known for great food, and much of it inexpensive. Four of New York Magazine’s top five food carts set up near my apartment. Some of the city’s best Thai food is within walking distance. And Pio Pio, what the food Gods envisioned when they made chicken edible, is also just a jaunt […]

Stories of the unemployed with rich daddies and boyfriends or money in the bank

New York magazine decided to steal my idea and tell the stories of unemployed New Yorkers… My Laid-Off Life They picked seven people from the jobless middle class masses and lent them the services of a professional writer. If only their stories were as interesting, engaging, exciting, moving, gripping, captivating, intriging, refreshing, enjoyable, glamorous, thought-provoking […]