Summer in the City »

212Access August 22, 2012 Comments Off on

Comedian Michelle Buteau gives her uncanny and funny observations on the every day nuances of New York City. Michelle gives 212Access some street smarts to remember while in

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Leaving New York

Leaving New York

212Access August 22, 2012 Comments Off on Leaving New York

The end has arrived. Today, I walked into my office for the last time. I listened to the man in the cubicle across from me objectify women and curse about life for the last

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I won the lottery!

I won the lottery!

212Access August 22, 2012 Comments Off on I won the lottery!

Destiny called my name. And I gladly took the call. I won the lottery! I actually won. Me! Now, I know what you’re thinking. “Can I borrow a couple bucks?” But I didn’t win that lottery.

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Talking to Strangers

Talking to Strangers

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Can you make friends with a stranger in New York City in a day? It’s not the hardest task one could be given. But, then again, there is a cliché that NYC is the

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New Yoga City

New Yoga City

212Access August 22, 2012 Comments Off on New Yoga City

New Yorkers must like to pay for silence because no matter which direction you look, you see people lugging yoga mats. Businessmen, college students, moms, everyone loves to talk about yoga. It’s like crack for

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Day at the Museum

Day at the Museum

212Access August 22, 2012 Comments Off on Day at the Museum

This week I visited my first New York museum—the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Perhaps I chose to visit the Met first because I watch Gossip Girl religiously, and the Met steps have been used

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Pretty Woman Moment

Pretty Woman Moment

212Access August 22, 2012 1

Have you ever seen Pretty Woman? Remember the scene where Vivian (Roberts’ character) goes into a boutique, dressed in her street clothes, and the saleswoman immediately judges her? The saleswoman says, “I don’t think

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I need my personal space

I need my personal space

212Access August 22, 2012 Comments Off on I need my personal space

I’ve realized something lately. We have absolutely no personal space in this city. Obvious statement, right? But, you have to remember I’m from Arizona. I might have grown up in the sixth largest city,

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Getting the Hang of NYC

Getting the Hang of NYC

212Access August 22, 2012 2

You can learn a lot in four weeks, especially if that time is spent in New York City. I’m not the best with directions. I’ve lived in Arizona my whole life, and I didn’t

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Can I live on $10 a day in NYC?

Can I live on $10 a day in NYC?

212Access August 22, 2012 Comments Off on Can I live on $10 a day in NYC?

Can you live on $10 a day in one of the most expensive Cities in the world? I decided to give it a try. Read on to find out how I did. Sunday On

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