Chapter 7 – Lost New York

Old Town

BY CHANI GATTO-BRADSHAW
The bar looked out of place – rightly so, it’s been around since 1892 and its authenticity is evident. The outside paneled glass is a hundred years old, the décor is made up of wood siding, ancient tiles and posters from the early 90s …


Nor’Easters and Bulldozers

(Googlemaps)I grew up in a village on the north shore of Long Island called Eaton’s Neck, which is connected to the mainland (or so we call the rest of Long Island) by a narrow strip of land known as Asharoken. Asharoken Avenue is the only way into E…


Why build on empty land when you can build on water?

BY IMAN BADWAN
When I first moved into Abu Dhabi, I found it astounding how a desert turned into such a large city, a city that even had greenery. That was my impression in the 90s, when the landmark of the Corniche was the volcano fountain …


“La’ore la’ore hai”-there is no city like Lahore

Before delving into any kind of details about the city, let me ask you a simple question: Do you where Lahore is located? If yes, well and good. If no, then for your general knowledge and to make the contents of this post seem more relevant to you, Lah…


Different Names for the Same Thing

The Toronto Skydome was opened in 1989 and is famous for its fully retractable roof. It can seat up to 50,000 people and in 1993 the Toronto Blue Jays beat America at something for the first time since 1812. I saw my first concert (N’Sync), my first …


australia, home of the BARANGAROO

I grew up in the quiet suburb of Epping, that had a small supermarket, a newsagency, an RSL club, a church, an out-of-the-way train station… not much else. I lived on 1/25 Ray Road, at Emmaus Bible College where my dad was a student&nb…


Old story of the city

“Kazan is preparing for the demolition of a number of monuments – architectural structures of the republican and federal levels. Buildings age from 200 to 300 years under the protection of the law may be destroyed very soon. “NG” (Nezavisim…