Chinatown, Some Night

Adash from Brooklyn into Manhattan’s Chinatown proper, ignoring Queen’s Flushing and the southern Sunset Park areas, always seems to funnel us towards Dim Sum Go Go There we feast for a bargain, the famous XO sauce throning at the table like an old ally. The beer is Chinese, the service blunt and dishes are ordered…

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Frankies Spuntino, a Decibel Too Far

Last night Marie and I, on the-spur-of-the-moment, decided to go out and eat at Frankies in Carroll Gardens. We’d been there a few times, the food was nice and the restaurant has quite a good reputation. It’s a twenty-something minute walk from home and upon arriving, we were pleasantly surprised to be told there would…

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Comet Pan-STARRS, a Peek

Discovered in June 2011 with the help of Hawaii's Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, after which it was named, comet Pan-STARRS [C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS)] is a newcomer that will never be seen again, its elliptical orbit around our sun lasting 100 million years. Last night, March 9th 2013, the weather was near-perfect and Marie and…

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