I'd like to spend a day on the LES eating all the foods I grew up with (so this means pistrami, bialis. lox, halvah, babkah, etc.). In order to avoid getting sick, I'm going to need to space out my meals/snacks. Could anyone recommend interesting places to visit/things to see while I'm digesting? I have pretty eclectic tastes.
My husband of 28 years suddenly and unexpectedly passed away from a massive heart attack at the age of 47. Now, almost 9 years later, I find myself alone and realizing that I will not be able to continue living in Southern California for much longer. Both of my sons and my grandchildren live in this area, so my move means that I will be leaving the only family I have. I'll be honest: I am absolutely terrified. [more inside]
Hello. My dad was recently diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, so my sister scheduled a very small spur-of-the-moment wedding on Friday March 27 in Berkeley. Do you know any good photographers- wedding or otherwise- in the Bay Area who would be willing to step in? [more inside]
Should I take this job offer and move home because that's where I want to end up, or spend another year at my current company doing my dream job? Complication: I'm female, 30, single, and want to get married and have a family in my home state. [more inside]
I'm looking for a break from tech-life and have a friend who recently solo thru-biked the Colorado Trail. I'm on the east coast, but would love to do something similar. [more inside]
I'm a single male in my late 20s, currently living elsewhere in the Bay Area. EPA has the following attractive features for me:
- Quite is quite close to my new job
- One of the few places in the Peninsula which I could reasonably afford to buy property (I don't want to be renting for the rest of my life).
- Reasonable chance of strong appreciation in property prices over the next 15 years.
Do you know a great place near New York City for three generations of family to vacation for three to five days this summer? [more inside]
Hi There, Can anyone think of movies that deal with Middle East centric conflict from the 60's to now - possibly with one or two female protagonists, issues with child custody, royalty, Arafat? Or any great documentaries that show the 20th century history of the Israeli / Palestinian conflict? Thanks!
Please suggest a lunch spot on the upper east side, as close to 74th and Lexington as possible; I need to suggest a place to meet and I am blanking on suitable places within a couple of blocks of that intersection. [more inside]
Did Eastern Bloc countries do on-the-ground historical research in the USA during the Cold War? [more inside]
Toss or eat? Yesterday's (restaurant-made) spaghetti in meat sauce that was unrefrigerated for about 10 hrs today. [more inside]
Female doctor recommendations for 60 yr. old woman in East Bay, CA with a host of neglected medical issues.
Female doctor recommendations for 60 yr. old woman in East Bay, CA with a host of neglected medical issues. [more inside]
After decided not to go to law school this fall, I find myself somewhat at loose ends, and have decided to look into teaching overseas. Google searches have led me to a confusing plethora of programs, as well as to endless warnings of scams of all types. Is there some sort of centralized database of 'clean' programs, and if so, where might I find it? [more inside]
exotic ingredient: Carob Molasses - how do I use it? [more inside]
Looking for a scenic San Francisco East Bay location that i can shoot a picture of my car, preferably something that catches a bay view. [more inside]
To what extent do cultural values affect foreign policy making between U.S. and China? [more inside]
Can Anyone recommend any Book/s that deal with The Stasi/Secret Police in the DDR or East Europe [more inside]
Is there a way to watch the major TV networks' East Coast feeds on the West Coast? [more inside]
I am moving to London to start a new job next week/week after and finding my room/studio search hampered by squatters and wire transfer fraudsters. Can you recommend a letting agency for East London?
Help me plan the great American Road trip(s) [more inside]
Looking for a place to buy East Bay Regional Park posters (Tilden, Wildcat, etc) in this style available for Muir woods: http://store.parksconservancy.org/store/product.asp?cat=68&sub=68&product=243 I know they exist, just have had no luck finding them.
Are there tunnels beneath East St. Louis? [more inside]
Can I rent beach huts in South East Asia? [more inside]
My best friend and I (living in New Brunswick, Canada) want to take a road trip this summer and we were thinking maybe doing a musical festival/camping adventure. Any suggestions for excellent festivals where two young women would be safe and have an amazing time? [more inside]
Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)- how prevalent is it? [more inside]
Mefibooks: History of self-immolation in the Middle East? [more inside]
Bicycle accident, sprained or otherwise damaged knee, no insurance - where to go in the East Bay for help? [more inside]
Am I stupid for buying a car in LA when I am moving to Boston in six months? Are "west coast" cars different than "east coast" cars? [more inside]
Adventures By Disney announced today that they will be travelling to Egypt in 2011... is this a good idea for us? [more inside]
Has former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair actually contributed at all to Middle East Peace? I mean this in his capacity as "Middle East Peace Envoy". [more inside]
My girlfriend is about to graduate undergrad this coming July. We want to take a vacation and live in New Jersey. Budget is about 2500-3000. Doable? Suggestions?? [more inside]
East Coast Road Trip!! Caveats: Medium amounts of luggage, and no car. [more inside]
I want to know everything about East Germany (the GDR). What can you teach me? [more inside]
Why do women in East Texas think contraception is morally wrong? [more inside]
Good books or documentaries about the middle east [more inside]
Expat life in Doha, Qatar: I am likely to relocate in two weeks to a country I have never been to. My biggest concerns are 1) the work environment in general and specifically for a young American woman trying to get things done in an industrial, engineering position and 2) the social life for said young women, who are used to having a lot of guy friends. [more inside]
I'm looking for a forgotten chat-friend from over 10 years ago. All I remember is that his first name is Ron, and he was a headmaster at a school in eastern Australia, got to drive a Aston Martin as a work benefit, and once took a group of students to visit America in the Seattle area. He gave me some advice that I later took up, and would like to tell him how much of a difference (good) it's made. [more inside]
I am looking for images, or a photoblog, of eastern european villages. Think dusty, soviet bloc style, with maybe a of Borat-esque comedy. Its for a film treatment I am working on. Any help with where to get some imagery of Uzbek villages or something similar would be greatly appreciated. Even a link to a relevant Flickr pool would save me. Thanks again.
Safety and budget -wise, should I buy a heavily discounted ticket now to SE Asia in January 2010? More details inside... [more inside]
Where is the best place to learn how to surf on the east coast? [more inside]
Is there a geographical reason the NBA's Western Conference has been so much better than the East? What's the deal? [more inside]
Multi-tasking in the Middle East -- planning a trip to the region and have a few goals to accomplish. Besides being a vacation, this trip is also equal parts family reunion and cultural diaspora study (personal, not academic). Looking for tips on this kind of trip! [more inside]
Does anyone have a recommendation for a good CPA in the east bay (San Francisco) area. We don't know many locals who don't use turbo-tax and have a complicated year's worth of taxes. [more inside]
Planning a wine tour vacation in the spring (late April) and wondering where the Napa Valley of the Eastern US is? [more inside]
How to turn East Village apartment into 'speakeasy joint' for dinner parties [more inside]
I'm looking for historical travel journals and books in the public domain. Specifically I'm interested in anything related to Victorian era exploration of the middle east and central Asia. [more inside]
where are the nice parts of east nashville and antioch?
What are some ways to tell the direction [North, East, South, West] you are headed? And more generally, what are some cool nature tricks you've learned through the years? [more inside]
Does anyone know of a place where I can get some time on a drum sander near Oakland, CA?
I have two months to prepare for a two month Surf/Adventure trip to Bali, what should I not forget to take and what should I absolutely not miss when I am there, within reason.
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