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Inspiration, Strike me!

I love to stop and draw when I take walks in New York. I'm inspired by architectural details and monumental perspective, contrasts of space and light. Usually I wander aimlessly until I find an interesting spot to sit with my sketchbook, but that's a bit tougher when it's 20 degrees outside. I'm in the process of setting up weekly sketching adventures with a novice artist friend, and I feel there should be some planning involved. Help me compile a list of potentially inspiring places we can sit and sketch in the city without our fingers freezing off. [more inside]
posted by alight on Jan 27, 2013 - 8 answers

Help me find help to get a job

Career coach or someone who can help me find/get a job in my field (social work/non-profit)? Getting desperate and losing hope after three years of no luck. In NYC. [more inside]
posted by greta simone on May 11, 2012 - 14 answers

Where to live in New York

Another Brooklyn (or maybe Queens) neighborhoods question. [more inside]
posted by enn on Mar 27, 2012 - 16 answers

Advice for finding good sublet->rental on E/F train in manhattan.

NYC Realestate filter. Best ways to find an apartment sublet this August, and then a rental. Must be on the E/F subway line. Questions about subletting/renting -> Clinton/MidtownEast/LIC-queens neighborhoods follow. [more inside]
posted by lalochezia on May 6, 2011 - 1 answer

Our long-term NYC hotel just canceled on us

We're moving to New York City in 8 days. Our extended-stay hotel, where we made a reservation weeks ago, just told us they won't be open by then. What do we do now? [more inside]
posted by Flying Saucer on Apr 19, 2011 - 30 answers

Show me the fire

What bars in New York City have campfires or fireplaces? [more inside]
posted by meadowlark lime on Mar 11, 2011 - 15 answers

Where can I get a balloon arch in Jamaica Estates, Queens, NYC

QueensNYCFilter: Where could I most-inexpensively get a balloon arch for use at an event in Queens, Jamaica Estates, NYC?
posted by Sticherbeast on Aug 26, 2010 - 2 answers

Where was I born, officially?

Where was I born, officially? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 8, 2010 - 26 answers

Recommend independent or well-treated Astoria cleaners

Recommend a cleaning person or service in/near Astoria, Queens? If a service, one that treats its workers well. [more inside]
posted by brainwane on May 24, 2010 - 4 answers

Seeking beautiful indoor reading spaces in NYC and Brooklyn

Seeking beautiful indoor reading spaces in NYC and Brooklyn. [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Apr 16, 2010 - 11 answers

Where's some good, convenient pizza in Astoria?

Where's some good pizza in Astoria, and what streets nearby have the easiest parking? [more inside]
posted by equalpants on Mar 8, 2010 - 10 answers

Can you recommend a dentist in or around Astoria Queens?

Can you recommend a dentist in or around Astoria Queens? [more inside]
posted by JulianDay on Apr 22, 2009 - 5 answers

Archie Bunker lived in an Archie Bunker

Did the term "Archie Bunkers" for the detached houses in Queens, NY come from "All in the Family," or did Norman Lear name the character after the term?
posted by SansPoint on Aug 22, 2008 - 5 answers

What's the best guide to Queens?

What's the best guide to Queens for someone who lives there? [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Apr 13, 2008 - 5 answers

Sisyphus Looks for a Hill

In preparation for this event on Memorial Day weekend, I'm looking for a good hill or set of stairs to train on. Problem is, I live in Queens. [more inside]
posted by Oddly on Mar 7, 2007 - 5 answers

Being a New NeighborFilter

Does anyone have any suggestions for a good way to get in good with my new neighbors? [more inside]
posted by softlord on Jun 10, 2005 - 17 answers

Shiny, tiny new apartment in Manhattan or affordable charm in Brooklyn?

Another NYC Real Estate Question: the SO and I, who have always lived in charming smallish walk-ups with leaky tubs/peeling paint in Queens-like proximity to 'the big city,' have been seduced by the siren song of new construction downtown. With their pre-opening rent breaks, brand-new appliances, and convenience to both work and play, these "luxury buildings" appear to offer a whole new standard of living at an attractive price. However, ... [mi] [more inside]
posted by hsoltz on May 19, 2004 - 7 answers

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