NY, SF: Turn your junior studio into a 3 bedroom penthouse…

May 29, 2014 / 0 comments

… not really, but this is cool. One of the many projects coming from the nerdfaces at M.I.T. Media Lab is developing a“Room-in-a-Box” — way to expand and extend your home without actually expanding the physical space.

Goodbye, Flax

May 9, 2014 / 0 comments

Flax, the funky art supply shop off Valencia and Market is saying goodbye. Flax is being pushed out by a nine-story, 160-unit condo building with parking lot that is set to be developed in that space

How to find price per square foot in New York City by neighborhood

May 4, 2014 / 0 comments

If you’re in the market to buy real estate, then you know that in order to get a sense of what’s a reasonable price for real estate in the area you’re considering,  you have to pull the prices for similar homes in or near that area. 

Here’s one study that proves racism still exists

April 14, 2014 / 0 comments

  If you need anymore proof that racism (intentional or not)  still exists, look no further than this 2003 that a recent BBC article around baby names cited In a study from 2003, called Are Emily And Greg More Employable Than Lakisha and Jamal? Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan sent nearly 5,000 CVs in response…

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Urban Casual Spirit

February 7, 2014 / 0 comments

Here I go with my bags again. Don’t underestimate a backpack that looks feminine online, that thing might scream easy, breezy, beautiful COVERGIRL in real-time. Case in point, my new M.A.R.S.E.A. backpack.

haemul pajeon korean seafood pancake

Haemul Pajeon (Korean Seafood Pancake)

January 11, 2014 / 0 comments

This is an up-close and personal photo of the super colorful, super delicious seafood pancake at Cho Dang Gol in Midtown Manhattan

#Selfie

January 6, 2014 / 0 comments

> I’ve never taken to taking #selfies, nor compelled to put them on social media. Or at least, not taking #selfies and posting them publicly. Today, I took three selfies and posted them to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. And then all three to WordPress…

Market and Gough St.

San Francisco: Market St. & Gough St. back in 1889

January 4, 2014 / 0 comments

Here’s an image showing the corner of northeast corner of Market St. and Gough St. in my neighborhood. The first image is from 1889, the second one is present day/recent.

Halal New Year

January 1, 2014 / 0 comments

Not Surprised; Low Expectations

December 29, 2013 / 0 comments

> NS;LX: Traditionally, the phrase not surprised; low expectations (abbreviated ns;lx) has been used as a concise manner to express how one is no longer amazed or shocked by behavior due to the historically predictable actions.

Stop / Don't Stop Crosswalk Confusion

Don’t Stop / Don’t Walk

December 14, 2013 / 0 comments

Rite Aid closes in East Village

No one cries when a Rite Aid dies

December 11, 2013 / 0 comments

Who will mourn a Rite Aid when its time comes? Who will shed a tear? This is the neighborhood Rite Aid that was open when I arrived 5 months ago. I rolled by it today and the entire facade had been stripped. Despite Rite Aid being a chain store, it’s still sad to see to…

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Wrong Direction

December 4, 2013 / 0 comments

Hospitalized a Brick…

November 19, 2011 / 0 comments

I watched “Rumble in the Jungle” – the documentary around the 1974 Muhammad Ali – George Foreman fight in Zaire. Afterwards. I was inspired to look up videos of Muhammad Ali. Ran across his one and it brought a smile to my face. …murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick…

Interpersonal Communication Quiz TEST

November 29, 2000 / 0 comments

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