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Berenice Abbot “Flatiron Building” This is a picture of the Flatiron building taken by Berenice Abbot in 1934. It amazes me to see a picture of the Flatiron building taken nearly a century ago. It shows us a glimpse of… Continue Reading →

Ali’s Top Ten Works

1) The Chrysler Building The Chrysler Building was built in 1930 by the head of the Chrysler Corporation, Walter P. Chrysler, to serve as the headquarters of the Corporation. So impressive was the project from the very beginning that just the… Continue Reading →

Historical Fiction: Don of Manhattan

Musa Nauman Professor Hoffman IDC 1001H 19 December 2017 The Don of Manhattan He was born on December 1st, 1890 in a middle class family in Lower Manhattan. His name was Joseph Moses. The family owned a small bakery called… Continue Reading →

New York, New York By Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra released “New York, New York” in 1977 in his album 1977. This is one of my all-time favorite songs. I think the song does a great job in capturing the essence of New York City. No matter who you… Continue Reading →

Joyce Chan’s Top Ten Favorite Works

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Herrick Lam’s Top 10 Favorite Works

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Historical Fiction: Ava’s Journals

Joyce Chan Professor Hoffman IDC 1001H 5 December 2017 Historical Fiction: Ava’s Journals August 15, 1904 I passed by the Flat Iron building again, and it still hasn’t sunk in yet. How has the massive thing not toppled over yet?… Continue Reading →

Contemporary Music – “Ho Hey” by The Lumineers

The Lumineers’ “Ho Hey” is an indie folk song released on June 4, 2012 as the band’s debut album’s lead single. The song was their breakthrough hit, and it gradually rose on the charts, crossing over to various categories on… Continue Reading →

Radio Days (1987)

Radio Days (1987) Summary: Woody Allen directed the 1987 comedy-drama film Radio Days. Radio Days is a movie that illustrates the life of a family during the age of radios in American. The movie follows the life of Joe who… Continue Reading →

Top Ten Most Favorite Works by Stella Chung

1. “Physics” by Tama Janowitz Tama Janowitz’s short story, “Physics,”  was published in the New Yorker on September 30, 1985. Of all the short stories we read, I could relate to this one the most. It was fun and quirky,… Continue Reading →

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