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Author: James Frazee

pesticides

Pesticides and the environment

As our population grows and more and more land is taken over for residential and commercial usage the farms are disappearing. There is less land to farm to produce the…

Upper West Side

Alex Gregory’s neighborhood (Upper West Side)

  Alex moved to the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Manhattan is divided into neighbors such as Chinatown, Little Italy, the East Village, SoHo, Tribeca, and Harem. The neighborhoods are…

city

The differences of living in a fast-paced, urban New York and rural Minnesota

The first time a person visits New York City, they are immediately taken over by the energy of the city.  People move at a fast pace in all directions, unaware…

New Yorker

You’re unmistakably a New Yorker when…

There are many ways to identify a true New Yorker. Some characteristics are the result of living in the city and peer pressure around you, whereas some are necessary to…

New York

Tricks to living in New York City

I grew up in a small town of 1400 people in Minnesota. My graduating class had 32 students. Now I am in New York City, a city with a population…