My friend Zoe from home came to visit me in Boston this weekend. And due to an unfortunate non-refundable flight scheduling mishap, she was only in town for a little over a day. And Boston, being a large city, is resistant to being showcased only in a day. Boston really needs a weekend, or even […]

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Even though I’ve studied in Boston for almost one year, I’ve barely gone to Chinatown. Perhaps it’s because Chinatown is simply no longer attractive to me. I have been to Chinatown in Manhattan and Philadelphia, and they look the same to me. My friend invited me to go have lunch with him in Chinatown the […]

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Are you looking to avoid the papers and tests piling up? Do want a place to go to procrastinate that’s not just the happy place inside your head? I’d recommend a trip to the movies. But, of course, if you’re going to go to the movies and spend the painful $13.50 for a ticket, you’re […]

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What do Stephen Colbert, Cyndi Lauper, Derek Jeter and I have in common? We are all preachers of the magical pastrami experience at Carnegie’s. The only difference is that my picture has never made it onto the wall. Sandwiched between Seventh Avenue and Broadway, Carnegie Deli is a small restaurant with a deli counter in […]

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Those who are familiar with music festival giants such as Coachella in Indio, California or Lollapalooza that’s nestled between downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan may have heard of SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin, Texas. Unlike the aforementioned music festivals, SXSW is more of a conference that not only hosts new and loved bands, but […]

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