Monthly Archives: November 2010

Drumming on. One band to the next.

If you ask Ryan Fetter to describe the Atlanta music scene, there’s only one word that comes to mind: incest. Continue reading

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The Holes on the Ground Point to Brooklyn

According to the survey, there is not a complete consensus on how much of a the problem potholes really are in New York City. Despite the fact that there is a slightly larger percentile of people who rate the problem … Continue reading

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New Yorkers Say, Bike Lanes Benefit NYC

Bike lanes in New York City are constantly stirring controversy from both supporters and opponents as hundreds of miles of bike lane paths continue to expand under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s bike network initiative. The results of my recent survey reveal … Continue reading

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Survey says: NYC High School Students and Teachers Shouldn’t Talk on Facebook

In the wake of of the firings of three NYC public high school teachers for inappropriate contact with students on Facebook, I asked readers first if they are friends with their teachers or professors on Facebook, and second if they … Continue reading

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The Rent is Too Damn…kind of not that bad.

I’m more than slightly flabbergasted by the results of my survey about how much New Yorkers pay each month for rent. I know few things for certain. But I know that The Rent is Too Damn High. According to the … Continue reading

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Survey Says: NYC Subway Riders Don’t Like Surgery Ads

New York City straphangers have spoken — and they’re not fans of medical/surgery advertisements on subway train cars. In a survey of the worst NYC subway ads, “plastic and/or cosmetic surgery ads” ranked No. 1, garnering 38 percent of the … Continue reading

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Judging Terry Richardson

A couple weeks ago I brought up the Terry Richardson cover on GQ, featuring scantily clad and, in some people’s view, distasteful images of “Glee” actresses. I asked two questions, one of which was: Do you think Terry Richardson is … Continue reading

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Is Crime and Doom the New Norm in New York? According to You – YES!

Although most of you don’t keep up with crime in New York City, it’s apparent that the crimes that are occurring are due in part to the recession according to your responses to our recent survey. A full 55 percent … Continue reading

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New Yorkers Don’t Care About Cigarette Taxes

A few weeks ago, I posted about rising cigarette costs in New York. I asked people to weigh in with their thoughts, helpfully streamlined down to clicking a choice bubble. After giving nearly a month to respond, it’s time to view the results and problems with the system. Continue reading

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Cell Reception in New York City – AT&T Users Suffer, All Others Hear Clear

My frustration with AT&T’s cell reception spawned a survey and a short audio segment in an attempt to discover if there are others just as frustrated as I am, and which providers offer the best service in the city. Thirty … Continue reading

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