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In Absentia March 24, 2008

Posted by Brian L. Belen in Ramblings.
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By now I’ve become convinced that everything in New York even remotely worth talking about happens while I’m not around.

Truly, in the nearly three-plus years of my ongoing adventure, interesting things happen in the city whenever I fly home on holiday. To wit:

  • The MTA transport strike.
  • The pipe that exploded near Grand Central station.
  • Eli Manning and NY Giants putting an end to the Patriots’ perfect season.
  • The bombing of the military recruitment office at Times Square.
  • Governor Eliot Spitzer’s fall from grace after being outed as Client #9.
  • The crane that collapsed on East 51st street.
  • Maybe now that I’m on the way for what should be my last lengthy layover in the capital of the world, something noteworthy will happen. Just saying is all.

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