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Extra-Credit Manhattan

Posted 04-11-2015 at 06:21 PM by Employable (Award-Winning Blather*)

What you can see with a perspective that transcends tour books. Some good. Some not-so-good. In no particular order:

Seeing so many leaves falling after a fall rain, amid so much concrete and brick.
–Lines of doormen standing at attention along Avenues.
–Massive piles of garbage bags and discarded furniture stacked along the sidewalks.
–People talking to themselves… no phone or earbuds visible.
–Watching the Staten Island Ferry slowly disappear across...
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Posted in New York City
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My Car is Gone: NYC Edition

Posted 04-07-2015 at 06:36 PM by Employable (Award-Winning Blather*)

Owning a car in NYC doesn’t mean just paying your registration, buying insurance and getting inspections. Some New Yorkers have told me they actually add the price of tickets and even towing into their budgets. How difficult is it to get your car back? Start with Paragraph 1 to find out.


Paragraph 1. If you don’t have any unpaid tickets or your car was not illegally parked, go to Paragraph 2. If you have unpaid tickets or your car was illegally parked, go to Paragraph...
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Posted in New York City
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NYC Weather Records

Posted 04-05-2015 at 06:57 PM by Employable (Award-Winning Blather*)

Most Snow, Single Storm
February 11-February 12, 2006
26.9 inches

Most Snow, Single Season
1995-1996
75.6 inches (6.3 feet)

Most Rain, 24 Hours
October 8-October 9, 1903
11.17 inches

Most Rain, One Year
1983
80.56 inches

Highest Storm Surge
Oct 29, 2012
14 feet (recorded at The Battery during Hurricane Sandy)

Highest Recorded Wind Gust
October 14, 1954
113+ m.p.h.
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