How New Yorkers found the key to happiness

In a city that’s often described as fast-paced, it’s ironic how frequently people seem to be standing still. The newest cocktail bar, a spot along the route of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Saturday Night Life tickets – waiting in line is as much part of the Big Apple as the Statue of Liberty. Starting a…

How to Hampton like a pro

When the summer temperature in New York rises to ‘the high nineties’ (translation for all Celsiusites: when it gets unbearably hot and humid), you will need some help. Over the past few months, I’ve thrown my ignorant attitude of ‘I prefer having the windows open in my apartment and getting some natural air in’ out…

Why are Americans obsessed with ice cubes?

I think Americans have different DNA than the rest of the world. There is a genetic instruction in their biological makeup other earthlings just don’t have. Because what I am observing, seems to be a continental determination, not some age or gender issue. It stimulates a zest for H2O in its solid state. What is…