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My wife went in for a touch up to her extended nails. The owner Tricialee Riley told her that the nail extensions needed to be replaced and that she would offer them at the removal and the new set at 50% off. She asked my wife to come in yesterday and get her old extensions [...]



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Selfish Drivers

Finding parking in the nabe has got unbearably bad over the past couple of years. And what makes it worse is really selfish drivers. On many an occasion i have seen cars parked a few feet away from the end of the block. Surely no car was parked there earlier that warranted the car to [...]



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Safe City and Jail Nightmares

Just this week NYC announced that crime is down to a record low in 17 years and how the city has evolved into a really safe city. Now that statement has to be taken with a pinch of salt. Yes murders and killings may be down but regular vandalism is not. Ask any car owning [...]



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“Brooklyn Matters” Documentary Viewing

“A powerful documentary by a well-respected filmmaker, Brookyn Matters is a must see for all New Yorkers who care about the future of their neighborhoods and the role that public policy and process plays in determining that future.” -Marilyn Gelber, Former Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection “Brooklyn Matters is a remarkable film [...]



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Image Copyrights: The Gothamist FreshDirect trucks plying all around the city is now a city staple. Like the yellow cab and the hotdog vendor it is part and parcel of New York life. When FreshDirect started out, it served Manhattan initially and slowly spread to the outer boroughs. This inspite of the fact that its [...]



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I have come across this trend more and more in recent times. Shops in our neighborhood dont accept debit or credit cards. On the other hand they install ATM machines in their shops. A case in point is Conneticut Muffins on the corner of Myrtle and Clinton. They dont accept credit cards, and there is [...]



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Lower Standards at Retail Chains

Everytime I go to retail chains here in Clinton Hill, its always a strugggle to get the customer service reps to be helpful. In most cases they could care less. I get the attitude that I am somehow disturbing them by asking them a question about something sold in their store. The biggest defaulter is [...]



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Why No Credit Cards

I generally prefer to pay for anything and everything with plastic. Its just more convenient for me, because I don’t have to go to an ATM every so often for cash. There are times when I go for a week or two with no cash and only use my credit or debit card. Of course [...]



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