Category: internet and blogosphere

TEN YEARS is a really long time on the internet (Manhattan Loft Guy anniversary!)

in the particular madness of this March, into the Wayback Machine… This anniversary sneaks up on me some years (indeed, I’ve missed it at least once). My first post as the (self-proclaimed, fake-it-til-you-make-it) Manhattan Loft Guy was on March 19,

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nine years ago today … Manhattan Loft Guy post #1

how many ‘years’ is that in Internet time? (Can’t say that I miss Lorne Green often, but this question prompts one of those times.) Quick post without any downtown Manhattan lofts to discuss (directly). It was March 19, 2006 that I

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no lofts diversion about blue skies + how the internet works (+ doesn’t)

context is hard to convey in a quick hit I love the Bad Astronomy guy at Slate, Phil Plait. Like the recently departed from Slate Matthew Yglesias, Plait has a gift for asking simple questions that (eventually) have simple answers,

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wheel makes one more turn for Manhattan Loft Guy, the blog

we just did this last year at this time … Yes, friends, it’s cake and balloon time (virtual cake and virtual balloon??) as another blog-aversary rolls around. EIGHT years ago today a real estate guy who had by then been living

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a (rather crude) no Manhattan lofts diversion with ‘advice’ for the departing

there’s a Manhattan real estate angle I’m a big fan of the Ask A New Yorker feature on Gothamist and of the type of articles to which Jake Dobkins refers in the latest effort, Ask A Native New Yorker: Why Is

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diversion about the guy on the subway who won the internet by letting another guy sleep

did you see this yet? Chances are, you saw something on the inter-tubes about the older guy in the yarmulke on the Q train who let a younger black guy in a hoodie stay asleep on his shoulder. After all,

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diversion is about America’s greatest game

(and some lovely writing) I’d never heard of Jordan Ellenberg (a professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin) before reading a lovely little piece he wrote on Slate, but I will try to pay enough attention hereafter you be aware

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diversion is futbol, but not US National Teams

former USMNT, however Fans of US soccer know Bob Bradley as the former coach of the men’s national team and the father of Michael, the bedrock of that team at midfield. I know that coaches at this level are nomads, going

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diversion is a distraction: what Sherman could learn from A-Rod about ambition

weirder & weirder You could look at the post-season campaign of Alex Rodriguez as a single-handed attempt to revive  law firm profits. Or you could look at the lawsuit against Major League Baseball and Bud Lite (did I leave anyone

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in praise of StreetEasy, not to bury it

much beleaguered, of late I’ve been mulling over a post about the many and various changes to StreetEasy that seem to have dropped (thudded) into the lives of so many fans of the Manhattan residential real estate market, but that’s

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