Monthly Archives: January 2017

Chicken Fight! Blue Ribbon VS Hill Country

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In one corner, hailing from the corner of 2nd avenue and 1st street on the Lower East Side of NYC, just a short walk from Katz’s Deli and the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on Houston Street, is the Blue Ribbon Fried …

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All Aboard the Trans Canadian, Part VI: Welcome to Alberta

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I slept so soundly throughout the night.  The movement of the train rocked me to sleep.  The Via Rail Canadian, a massive, metal bassonette provides the perfect mix of ambiance and comfort when dozing off under the stars of the …

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All Aboard the Trans-Canadian, Part V: From Manitoba to Saskatchewan

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When we last left our wandering Yanks in Canada, my mom and I had just completed a morning tour of Manitoba’s capital, Winnipeg.  Back on board our railway vessel, we waited to pull out of the station.  I was busy …

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All Aboard the Trans Canadian, Part IV: Birthday in Manitoba (continued…)

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From the hallowed halls of the Manitoba Legislative Building, our tour group headed off towards the lavish neighborhood of Wellington Crescent.  Situated a stone’s throw from downtown Winnipeg, this is one of the most expensive neighborhoods in all of Canada. …

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