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Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

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Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

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Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

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Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

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Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

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Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

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Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

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Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

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Great art in out of the way places. Parades of black people who dress and wear clothes better than anybody.

How Nuts Are We to Protect Gun Ownership??

Why doesn’t somebody who hates guns as much as I do ask for examples of Americans who’ve used guns to protect themselves, their homes, or families?

Black Swagger, French Aesthetics– Whoopee I Am in the Center of The Material World As I Think I Know it

sneakers

Sometimes–not very often–your Manhattan Voyeur takes a deep breath and realizes she is in the best of all places. Standing on the corner of 57th and Fifth Avenues I find myself in the red hot center of the material world. It’s more fun being a voyeur here than at any fashion museum or display at the Met or faux exciting haute couture show.

6 of the Best Insider Cleaning Tips for Clothing

laundry hanging on the line

Your Manhattan Voyeur likes to eat while reading a book. So dry cleaning blouses and sweaters could become an expensive necessity. Fear no more. Dishwashing liquid and a little COLD water AND a good rub take out every stain I’ve inflicted on treasured clothing.

How to Get Smarter: A Tip from Susan Braudy

A book recommendation from Susan Braudy to help you be smarter. Television is the New Television by Michael Wolff. About what’s up in the new and old media.

Great Tips For Clothes Shopping in Manhattan

Today’s Secrets: Strawberry, J. Crew & Niketown Your Urban Voyeur is in a generous mood. So I’m imparting secrets gleaned from years of poking my nose in open shop doors. Strawberry is a gem!  J. Crew on Fifth at 15th Street is a bargain hunter dream come true!   And Niketown  is where your cool looking…

Don’t Bank at J.P. Morgan Chase. Chase Mugs Clients.

It started last week when I was mugged on the Madison Avenue bus. Then I was mugged seven more times by J.P.Morgan Chase bank. Buyer beware of too big to fail/jail banks.

I Hate Verizon. I Like AT&T

My First Cellphone Your voyeur recently purchased her first cell phone.  I’d gotten by nicely cadging other people’s phones when I needed,  But when a doorman wouldn’t reveal the room number of a physical therapist I wanted to visit I joined the plugged-in horde. Since I own an iPad I was counseled to purchase a…

Be All You Can Be: live green and clean and inexpensively

baskets of apples and squash

Your Manhattan Voyeur soaks up strategies for living a good life 1 Pops of intense color should be in your best tsotchkes, paintings, or even better in flowers. These grab the eye ( as it were) and draw attention away from lesser stuff. 2 Indoor gardeners, hear ye, hear ye. A great garden consists of…

So Manhattan Friends: Let’s Trump Martha Stewart

yellow apple on white plate

Your Manhattan Voyeur’s lean mean strategies for a clean green life   1. Liquid dishwashing soap’s healthier than dry cleaning for food stains on your favorite indoor sweater. Cheaper too. Rub it in, add warm water, rub again and rinse. Presto. No stain. 2. Christmas ornaments cost more than ever (yes Virginia even after Christmas). …

Guns and the Ideal of Violence

Time to Grow Up, America I love Frank Rich’s analysis of our gun problems. He says we’re going to have to grow up about the issue like we grew up as a nation about slavery–educate ourselves. It’s true that our culture seems to cater to the devils of our nature–rather than to the better angels….