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Cycling Season

The inconsistency of the weather has made it difficult to go for bike rides around town (unless you count my daily commute). Yesterday was an exception. The sun came out and the temperature reached the mid-60s, which convinced me it was a better idea to ride around Liberty State Park than spend an hour in …

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Chili de Mayo

Yesterday was the Jersey City Chili Cook-off on 4th Street. There was chili, music, and artsy vendors. All I could think about was Homer at the Springfield chili cook-off with the spoon he carved from a bigger spoon (and there were no hallucinatory peppers grown my inmates of a Guatemalan insane asylum). Unfortunately, I didn’t …

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Tonight is game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs for the Devils. At the end of the second period, they’re winning 3-2 (I really hope this continues). I used to work two blocks from the new arena–though it wasn’t there when I worked in Newark because of legal battles with the city. In honor of …

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