It wasn’t that long ago that, in order to sample tongue, lungs, and blood, you had to take the 7, 4, or A trains to the outer boroughs.
Making fun of Chinese food has been a favorite American pastime since the dawn of time. For many decades, the running Chinese food joke was, “Am I eating dog, cat, or pork?” Then, in the health-conscious 80s (the Jane Fonda workout video era), the battle cry was changed to “Why is Chinese food so greasy?’ Really? As compared to what? Duck confit? French fries? ….
I will use cognitive therapy
Every negative thought I get
No matter how relentless and repetitive they are
I will instantly replace with a positive thought
Here I go….
As fast as the world turns these days, that first coffee in the morning can be a calm in the storm, an almost pious way to begin the day. For many people, our first interaction of the day is with a local barista.
The Yard is already the workday home for a number of local entrepreneurs, writers, graphic designs and start-up ventures including Wanderfly, a personalized travel recommendation site, as well as the music aggregator The Hype Machine.
The latest issue of the WG is out. Some cool stories for you’all… including interview with Futura2000, food reviews, and sneak underground into the Underbelly Project… and more. Copies are available all around the neighborhood.