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October 11, 2013

…survived the Shake Shack queue

Earlier this week when I was in Madison Square Park, I saw a familiar sight – scores of people queuing for Shake Shack, a burger bar in the center of the park. And it’s the best advertising, because I assumed I was missing something. Until now, I’ve never endured the Madison Square Park queue, but today Ryan …

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October 9, 2013

…saw Madison Square Park’s tree sculptures

I had a date with Katia after work tonight so I had to scuttle to a new thing ASAP. Thankfully this is Manhattan, so finding a great, quick experience nearby wasn’t too hard. Madison Square Park has a new outdoor art exhibit and I wanted to see it before it started getting dark out, so …

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September 8, 2013

…visited the Museum of Sex

It’s been a bit of a hedonistic weekend – a gluttonous picnic, gorging myself at the Vendys and a fair few beers last night – so this afternoon I decided to continue the theme with a trip to the Museum of Sex. I had expected the museum, which is at Madison Square Park, to cover …

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May 21, 2013

…saw the world’s biggest crochet

Well, it appears that I can’t tell the time, so I missed a poetry event I had planned tonight. Thankfully this is New York and there is always plenty of last-minute – and free – stuff going on. I jumped on the Q to Madison Square Park to see their latest outdoor art exhibit, Red, Yellow and …

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May 13, 2013

…went to Madison Square Eats

‘Tis the season for outdoor food markets and because I’ve obviously not done enough food posts recently, after work I headed to Madison Square Eats – a snug food market opposite the Flatiron building. I’d never heard of the market until Meghan, who lives close to the park, told me about it – and promised me there …

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January 21, 2013

…saw Buckyball

The bank called to ask whether I’d tried to spend $800 at an online casino. Luckily they guessed the chances were slim. Now thanks to my entire lack of a contingency plan (and my only credit card being a UK one), I have little choice but to start making the most of free stuff NYC …

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