Monthly Archives: "July 2016"

New York doesn’t have time for a fugue state. If Bach lived here, he would be composing hardcore techno, not the Goldberg Variations. That’s what I wanted to tell the young guy in flip-flops and...

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July 30, 2016 | 0 Comments Campus Chronicles: To Oktoberfest and Sluts

A few weeks ago, my crew went to Munich for Oktoberfest. The tent in which we spent most of our waking hours was flooded with debauched 19-to-22-year-olds from the States as well as university students...

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Order in or take out, we New Yorkers love our Chinese food. But it can be confusing to see “General Tso’s Chicken” served with a side of tostones, yellow rice, and black beans. So, what...

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AWKWARD NEW YORK is a weekly column about the uncomfortable experiences of Chris Vespoli in and around NYC. Every Tuesday is another cringe-worthy account, from being fat shamed by a Dunkin’ Donuts employee to crashing...

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“People forget how bad the subway was. And tourists love the photos because this is what they usually see in the movies and many are sort of disappointed that it is no longer like that....

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