Amy Braunschweiger


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  • 11 years ago

    With outdoor seating in Manhattan at a premium, the massive roof deck of 230 Fifth makes for an instant hit. Decorated with palm trees and petunias, it gives space-cramped New Yorkers ample room to bask in the warm breeze while pretending to be un...

  • 11 years ago

    The music industry's latest payola scandal still occupies New York attorney general Eliot Spitzer. But this time around he is honing his sights on radio operators accepting bribes instead of labels doling them out, which is why he chose to sue Ent...

  • 12 years ago

    Wandering Manhattan's elevated High Line railroad in its long-abandoned, grassy state is sort of like trekking through the wild, overgrown forest of a mythic tale. Obstacles, be they dense shrubs or barbed wire, appear at inopportune moments, and ...

  • 12 years ago

    She triumphed over breast cancer 12 years ago, but Ivis Febus-Sampayo stared it in the face again this January when a genetics test revealed she carried a specific gene mutation, which put her chances of developing a cancerous lump in her breast a...

  • 12 years ago

    A tarnished mockery of the khaki-clad suburban establishment, Bushwick Country Club lives up to its name with dingy chandeliers that barely illuminate worn leather sofas, while out back lies a trashy, nine-hole miniature-golf course, complete with...

  • 13 years ago

    Finding trapdoors and secret entrances to the Pratt Institute's underground steam tunnels occupies the minds of countless students and piques the curiosity of urban explorers. Yet despite myriad tales about failed entrance attempts, there I was, w...


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