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  • Website: Curious Cooks Queens Boulevard stretched long and wide, its twelve lanes hemmed by convenience stores, Chinese restaurants, and combo law office/taxi driving schools. “Stop!” I cried. The tiny woman and her non-wheelie suitcase scrambled to the median after giving us a relieved finger. We kept going. And going. “So that’s Lefrak City,” my driver […]

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  • Website: The TopoFiles Project: Researching regionalism and sense of place in American lifestyle blogs. When I tell people about this project, the question I get asked the most is a variation of “what region has the best blogs?” Deep South is a close runner up, but Mid-Atlantic takes this one. The Mid-Atlantic bloggers as a […]

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  • Employer: New York Post Published by: Page Six Magazine Who’s That: Summer Rayne Oakes Model Summer Rayne Oakes doesn’t care if you’re green with envy, as long as you’re green. “Eco-model” could be an eye roll–inducing label, if only its owner, Summer Rayne Oakes, 24, didn’t cause jaws to drop instead. At 13, she became […]

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  • Employer: Guest of a Guest Inc. Website: Guest of a Guest Hamptons Why The Crimson Love Their Choos: An Interview with Chester French Chester French is the architect who designed the Lincoln Memorial and “The Spirit of Life.” He’s also a synth-rock band signed to Pharrell’s Star Trak label, a band masterminded by two fresh-out-of-Harvard, […]

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  • A City In Summer

    Website:  Boston T Parties By the time I left work last night, it had stopped raining. The air was somewhere between sultry and humid and it clanged with voices, the way summer nights in cities are supposed to. It’s about a mile from my office to the T in Porter Square, and because the night […]

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  • Employer: Myself Website: Boston T Parties The Trouble With North End Street Festivals… Is that the streets are narrow, and cramped. Five feet into Hanover Street (way before I hit Salem Street, where Saint Anthony’s Festival started), and already I was at an impasse, blockaded by vast hordes of dogged pastry pursuiants. I took a […]

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  • East Ender

    Employer: Guest of a Guest Inc. Website: Guest of a Guest… Hamptons Who Is This Other Half? An Interview With Author Jasmin Rosemberg We’re more than a bit in awe of Jasmin Rosemberg. At twenty-three, the bubbly Brooklynite bunked Standard & Poor, landed herself a column at the New York Post chronicling her Hamptons share […]

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  • Employer: Guest of a Guest Inc. Website: Guest of a Guest Trashionistas, and other Sartorial Miscreants Manhattan is known for being a hub of all things fashion, but even hubs have their shaky spots. Bergdorfs is a Baccarat ashtray’s throw away from Abercrombie and Fitch, and poor little Prada-Soho has to spend its days trying […]

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  • This Feast Has Moved

    Employer: Community News Corp. Newspaper: Dover Sherborn Press An American In Paris: On Bidding Adieu It’s funny how it takes leaving to make a place home. I’d long noticed and envied the jet-setting ways of my fellow classmates, and had both read and heard copious refrains regarding the ease of travel within Europe, but it […]

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  • “Stay for a While: Analyzing the Rhetoric of Weblogs”  When I was in middle school, the class I dreaded most wasn’t algebra, or gym, it was computer applications. Computer applications meant an hour of mind-glazing lectures on the finer arts of spreadsheets, powerpoint presentations, and once we’d shown some semblance of Word proficiency, website publishing. […]

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