Protecting Your Brand: A Cautionary Tale

This post would not be happening without the help of someone whom I’ve never met before and who went above and beyond to help me retrieve a domain name that I’ve been trying to get […]

Flickr’s 3 Billionth Photo: DSC_2672_1

The photo sharing site flickr reached a milestone yesterday when someone uploaded the site’s 3 billionth photo. The photo is a shot of a door on an abandoned house in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward. […]

Lento’s in Bay Ridge Abrubtly Shuts its Doors After More Than 73 Years in Business

The new year brought the loss of a Brooklyn landmark, one of the oldest family run bar/restaurants in Brooklyn shuttered its windows and locked its doors for the last time without any warning at all. […]

A Strange Maple Syrup Smell Overtook the City Last Night

OK, so I live in Brooklyn and I definitely smelled it.  A number of people, as far up as 97th street in Manhattan, say they smelled it too. It came out of nowhere, suddenly I […]

R.I.P. Mom and Pop?

Deciding that I needed a new book to start reading I grabbed my backpack and walked down to my local bookstore. It’s a small, quaint bookstore that is family run and very homey feeling. Everyone […]